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WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

"He stood out for his depth of knowledge and expertise on what was a technically complex dispute with voluminous documentation"
"He has a knack for making things simple"
"An extremely diligent and detail-oriented consultant"
"He has a strong grasp of the principles upon which analysis can and should be performed while being fully aware of factual circumstances"

Biography

Chan Fook-Thim is an associate director at Secretariat’s Singapore operations.

Mr Chan specialises in construction disputes and has extensive experience in preparation of construction schedules, project control, conducting delay analysis by establishing causes and effects of delay. His experience spans across a variety of projects eg, energy, high-rise residential/ commercial, hotel, hospital, infrastructure, and transportation projects. For the past thirteen years, he has been providing advisory and delay expert services to clients in the construction industry for projects in Singapore and the South east Asia region.

Prior to working as a construction consultant, Mr Chan had spent a total period of nine years worked on rail projects in the capacity as the Employer’s project control engineer for different stages of the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit construction and the Taiwan High Speed Rail project. He is therefore familiar with the project control measures, procedures in claims management, and the complexities in projects with multiple interfacing parties.

Mr Chan has also been appointed as programme/delay expert and testified in adjudication merits conference and arbitration proceedings in Singapore held under ICC and SIAC rules.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fook Thim Chan is renowned for his "very thorough" approach to delay issues in a wide variety of construction projects.

Biography

Chan Fook-Thim is an associate director at Secretariat’s Singapore operations.

Mr Chan specialises in construction disputes and has extensive experience in preparation of construction schedules, project control, conducting delay analysis by establishing causes and effects of delay. His experience spans across a variety of projects eg, energy, high-rise residential/ commercial, hotel, hospital, infrastructure, and transportation projects. For the past thirteen years, he has been providing advisory and delay expert services to clients in the construction industry for projects in Singapore and the South east Asia region.

Prior to working as a construction consultant, Mr Chan had spent a total period of nine years worked on rail projects in the capacity as the Employer’s project control engineer for different stages of the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit construction and the Taiwan High Speed Rail project. He is therefore familiar with the project control measures, procedures in claims management, and the complexities in projects with multiple interfacing parties.

Mr Chan has also been appointed as programme/delay expert and testified in adjudication merits conference and arbitration proceedings in Singapore held under ICC and SIAC rules.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fook Thim Chan enjoys a strong reputation for his first-class delay analysis in high-value infrastructure and construction disputes.
 

Biography

Mr Chan is an Associate Director of Secretariat International’s Singapore operations. He has over 20 years of experience in construction industry, having been involved in both overseas and local largescale projects. For the past fourteen years, he has been providing advisory services to clients in the construction industry on matters relating to delay and disruption.

Mr Chan specializes in construction disputes and has extensive experience in preparation of construction schedules, tracking of progress, performing delay analysis, establishing causes and effects of delay and preparation of extension of time claim reports. His experience spans across a variety of projects e.g. energy, high-rise residential/ commercial, health care, infrastructure and transportation projects. For some of these engagements, Mr Chan has been appointed as the expert on time matters and given testimony in merit conference of adjudication held under SIAC rule and arbitrations held under ICC and SIAC rules.

Prior to working in construction consulting, Mr Chan worked on rail projects in the capacity of the Employer’s project control engineer for different stages of the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit construction and Taiwan High Speed Rail project. His on-site experience includes reviewing of baseline programmes, revised and recovery programmes, monitoring of progress, assessment of extension of time claims and on-site coordination between MEP and civil contractors.

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