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Dispute resolution and litigation


Meet the team

Our Singapore litigation and dispute resolution team is highly praised as a leader in the market for complex and high profile commercial disputes. Working for a range of clients across our key industry sectors, we provide expert and strategic advice to the world’s most prominent corporations throughout: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

We represent global corporations and financial institutions in both domestic and cross-border disputes, working alongside our expert dispute resolution lawyers throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

We deliver

  • Expertise on the full range of dispute resolution options, including litigation, arbitration, mediation, adjudication, and expert determination.
  • A tailored approach to each dispute; we recognise that each case is governed by a unique set of variables, conditions, problems and, most importantly, client objectives.
  • Appropriate and strategic advice, including risk management, dispute avoidance and contractual advice, as well as bringing contentious proceedings.
  • Particular expertise in handling international arbitration proceedings throughout the globe.
  • The benefit of working with a full-service international legal practice; we can draw upon the expertise of our local lawyers throughout: aviation, banking and finance, business ethics and anti-corruption, corporate, M&A and securities, energy, financial services, infrastructure, insurance, mining and commodities, shipping, and technology.

Our areas of work include

  • ADR (including arbitration, adjudication, litigation, expert determination, dispute review board, mediation)
  • contractual advice (including dispute resolution clauses and bilateral investment treaties)
  • debt recovery
  • dispute avoidance
  • international dispute resolution
  • international arbitration
  • litigation
  • regulatory enforcement
  • risk management
  • training.

Our recent work

  • Acting for a European finance company in Singapore arbitration proceedings relating to a finance agreement with an Indonesian mining company.
  • Representing a Swiss steel commodities trading company in concurrent SIAC and LCIA arbitration proceedings seated in Singapore against a Thai steel mill and foundry, a Thai public listed steel manufacturing corporation and its Singapore subsidiary.
  • Acting for an Asian national airline in an ICC arbitration against a Singapore aircraft engine overhaul facility.
  • Acting for an international brewer in a very substantial ICC arbitration in relation to a joint venture established in Asia.