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Francis Xavier SC

Francis Xavier SC
Office:
9 Battery Road #25-01
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049910
City:
Singapore
Country:
Singapore
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+65 6232 0551
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+65 6533 0827

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Labour, Employment & Benefits: Labour & Employment

Francis is regional head of the firm’s disputes practice and was appointed Senior Counsel in January 2009. He practises in the areas of international and treaty arbitration and cross-border commercial litigation. He is actively involved in corporate and commercial disputes, especially in the areas of corporate, banking, property, financial and investment-related claims. He also specialises in aviation law and advised in the class-action suit resulting from the crash of the SilkAir flight in Indonesia and the Taiwan SIA crash.

He is currently sitting as party-nominated arbitrator of a Mauritius entity in a bilateral investment treaty (ICSID) dispute with the government of India. He is also counsel for an ASEAN government in an ICSID arbitration involving a European state investor.

Francis has been recognised as a leading lawyer by The Legal 500: Asia Pacific (2001 to 2016), AsiaLaw Profiles (2007), Asia Law Leading Lawyers (2009), Chambers Global (2010 to 2016), Global Arbitration Review (2010), Chambers Asia-Pacific (2011 to 2015) and Best Lawyers in Singapore (litigation) (fifth edition, 2013). 

He is a chartered arbitrator and is also on the panel of arbitrators of the SIAC, KLRCA, Kigali International Arbitration Centre (Rwanda), CiArb Panel of Arbitrators (UK) and the Pacific International Arbitration Center (Vietnam).  He is presently the chairman of the Singapore CiArb.

WWL says: Francis Xavier SC has an “excellent style of delivery” and “inspires confidence in his clients”

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Labour, Employment & Benefits which can be purchased from our Shop.

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