Katie Chung is an international disputes and arbitration lawyer based in Singapore.
With more than a decade of experience in international arbitration, Katie has advised and represented both private and state-owned clients in international arbitrations conducted under institutional and ad hoc arbitration rules. These disputes usually feature an Asian element, involve a wide range of applicable laws, and arise out of diverse subject matters, notably infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, power generation, and renewable energy. Katie has particular expertise in the energy sector, and infrastructure disputes. She was recently seconded to an international oil major and, at the end of 2017, completed a nine-month secondment to the Hong Kong disputes team. Katie also sits regularly as an arbitrator.
Katie is the Singapore Representative of the Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA) and a member of AFIA's Publications Sub-Committee. She is an associate editor of the Singapore Law Blog. Katie frequently publishes articles on issues in international arbitration and investor-state arbitration.
From 2015 to 2016, Katie was an elected member of the Council of the Law Society of Singapore for a two-year term, during which she was part of the Young Lawyers Task Force that studied and proposed ways to improve the professional training and lives of younger lawyers. She is currently a Buddy in a Young ICCA Mentoring Group, which provides mentoring to aspiring and younger international arbitration practitioners.
Prior to joining the firm in June 2010, Katie worked for several years in a leading local boutique litigation and arbitration firm. Katie read law at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She is bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese, and has a working knowledge of Cantonese.
- Advocate & Solicitor (Supreme Court of Singapore, practising under section 36E of the Legal Profession Act)
- Solicitor-Advocate, qualified in England & Wales
Are the procedural innovations in many institutional rules aimed at cheaper and quicker arbitrations coming at the price of a binding and enforceable award? .
May 01, 2018
To promote Singapore’s continued growth as one of the top arbitration seats in the world, the Singapore Government has proposed new legislation that permits third party funding in international arbitration..
July 04, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed 26 of counsel across Europe, Middle East and Asia. .
June 06, 2017