Edern Coënt

Litigation & Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration, Transportation


Edern Coënt is a senior associate in the International Arbitration practice in Mayer Brown's Singapore office.

Edern is experienced in international arbitration, acting in a variety of subject matters, including defense, shipbuilding, construction, energy, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in proceedings seated in various cities, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, London, Paris and Geneva. He has worked on arbitration matters conducted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, the London Court of International Arbitration, the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, as well as ad hoc arbitration proceedings.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Edern practised international arbitration at a leading law firm in Korea and was a Deputy Counsel at the Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, first in Paris and then in Hong Kong, where he administered more than 300 cases conducted under the ICC Rules of Arbitration. 


  • Paris II Panthéon-Assas University, Masters Degree in Law
  • Cornell Law School, LLM
  • Ecole Normale Superieure, Masters, Chinese Studies


  • New York

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Regional Ambassador, HK45, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre