Paul Tan

Paul Tan
Office:
9 Battery Road No. 25-01
049910
City:
Singapore
Country:
Singapore
Tel:
+65 6232 0719

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Partners

Paul is called to the Singapore and English bars. His “impressive commercial disputes practice” includes instructions as lead counsel before international commercial and investment arbitral tribunals, the Singapore International Commercial Court and arbitration-related litigation. His cases often involve complex isssues of private and public international law.

Ranked a “Band 1 leading individual” by The Legal 500, he also topped the ranking of “most highly regarded” practitioners in Asia by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders in 2018. He is described as “a gifted advocate”, “as good as anybody I’d worked with in Singapore” and whose “status has ascended for him to be known outside Asia as a first-rate lawyer” (Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500). Who’s Who Legal also describes him as “a very impressive and exciting lawyer” and observes that he is “fast making a name for himself on the international stage.” In 2016, Asialaw named him Disputes Star of the Year - Singapore. He is currently Singapore counsel in Lesotho’s challenge of an award before the Singapore courts, which Asialaw recently named Matter of the Year.

He is co-authoring the forthcoming edition of Mustill & Boyd’s treatise on commercial and investment arbitration.

His experience includes a significant placement with Essex Court Chambers (as a Singapore Academy of Law scholar), and a foreign stagiaire stint with Lalive.

He is the co-leader of Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage (Southeast Asia), member of the programme committee for the 2019 American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, and member of the ICC commission on the belt and road initiative. He has also been an expert to Singapore’s UNCITRAL delegation.

WWL says: Paul Tan boasts “an excellent reputation” in the international arbitration market where he stands out as “a star in the making”. He is “one of the sharpest in the business” and is commended for his “meticulous attention to detail”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

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