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Leng Sun Chan SC

Leng Sun Chan SC

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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader


Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Leng Sun Chan SC is an “extremely responsive” advocate, known for his “vast experience in the dispute resolution sphere” as well as his “incisive counsel”.


Leng Sun is a Senior Counsel of the Supreme Court of Singapore. He is the deputy chairman of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and the SGX Appeals Committee. He is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, and the advisory panel of the Singapore Maritime Foundation. Leng Sun is qualified in Malaysia, Singapore and England. He frequently acts as lead counsel in a broad range of commercial disputes including technical disputes, maritime law, international trade, insurance, company law and financial fraud.

Leng Sun is a chartered arbitrator; the immediate past president of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb); and the former global head of arbitration of an international law firm. He has acted as counsel, or sat as arbitrator, in arbitrations seated in Asia, Europe and the USA under ad hoc and institutional rules. He is a chair of the arbitration panel jointly appointed by the EU and Korea, under the protocol on cultural cooperation of the Korea-EU FTA. Leng Sun is a Singapore delegate to the UNCITRAL working group on arbitration, and was a legal officer of the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva.

Leng Sun has taught at the law schools of the National University of Singapore and Singapore Management University. He is the author of Singapore Law on Arbitral Awards and co-editor of Conflict of Laws in Arbitration.

Leng Sun is recognised among the top lawyers worldwide by The Legal 500: Asia Pacific (2019), Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Litigation (2019), Who's Who Legal: Arbitration (2020) and Acritas Stars 2019. He is described by Chambers Asia-Pacific (2017) as "one of the best arbitrators and practitioners in arbitration”.

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