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Dirk Janssen
Mr
Dirk
Janssen
Singapore
Singapore
6 Raffles Quay #15-00 Singapore 048580
Arbitration, Mediation
English
Dirk Janssen
DMJ Pte Ltd
+65 97305416
Shipping; Commodities, Offshore Energy & Shipyard Construction
German
Independent Arbitrator & Mediator
Male
LL.M. (Cantab), FCIArb, FSIArb, SMC Associate Mediator
dirk.janssen@dmj.sg
Fellow, FCIArb
Over 20 years of experience in international arbitration. Specialised in resolving claims arising from the carriage of goods by sea and trading of commodities. Particular experience also of offshore energy and shipyard construction matters. Admitted in Singapore, Germany, England & Wales. Panel Arbitrator of the SCMA, the SIAC and the SIArb (Primary Panel). SMC Associate Mediator on the Panel of Maritime Mediators. Fellow of the CIArb and the SIArb. Member of the LCIA and Supporting Member of the LMAA. Recommended Lawyer for International Arbitration in Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2015-16) and Leading Individual in Shipping Litigation in Chambers Asia Pacific (2011-16). Arbitration experience under SIAC, SCMA, LMAA, ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, GAFTA and FOSFA Rules and ad hoc in England and Singapore.
Emily Choo
Ms
Emily
Choo
Singapore
Singapore
Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore, Bukit Timah Campus, 469A Bukit Timah Road, Tower Block, #09-01, Singapore 259770
Arbitration
English
Emily Choo
https://cil.nus.edu.sg
+65 6601 5886
Mandarin, German
Lawyer
Female
Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
emily.choo@nus.edu.sg
Associate, ACIArb
investor-state arbitration; international commercial arbitration; public international law
Emily is Practice Fellow to Mr. J. Christopher Thomas QC and assists him on international commercial and investment arbitrations as well as other matters related to international arbitration where he was appointed as amicus curiae or as an expert. Publicly-reported arbitration and court cases include Antin Infrastructure Services and other v Spain (ICSID case), Louis Dreyfus Armateurs SAS (France) v India (PCA case), Natland Investment Group N.V. and others v Czech Republic (PCA case), Perenco v Ecuador (ICSID case) and Sanum Investments Limited v The Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, [2016] SGCA 57, and Swissbourgh Diamond Mines et al v Kingdom of Lesotho (as assistant to the amici curiae before the Singapore Court of Appeal). She is also currently acting as tribunal secretary in two SIAC arbitrations before tribunals chaired by Mr. Thomas QC and by former Attorney-General VK Rajah SC. Emily is a member of the CIArb Sub-Committee on Witness Conferencing in International Arbitration.
Evelyn Chang
Evelyn
Chang
Singapore
Singapore
8 Burn Road #08-12 Trivex Singapore 369977
English
Evelyn Chang
Absolut Properties provides a full-suite of property related services under the following specialisations: Property Management, Facility Management, Asset Management,Dispute Resolution.

Our dedicated team of multi-disciplinary professionals are committed in providing you with a wide array of building solutions, customised to your expectations. We uphold our mission to operate our business by serving with dedication, integrity and honesty. We strive to add value at every significant stage underpinned by your vision and ethos in providing you the best advice, solutions and service standards. Absolut Properties’ expertise in property, facility and asset management services extends to strata management, building audits, contracts management, project management, risk management, tenant mix management and health and safety management, and beyond. We employ the highest industry standards in our work processes to ensure regulatory compliance, consistency, and service excellence. At Absolut Properties, we also provide dispute resolution services and the related services involved such as arbitration, mediation, expert witnessing and building surveying on matters related to real estate, building, and the construction sector.

Absolut Properties Pte Ltd
+65 6702 6018
+65 6702 6019
Building, Real Estate, Property Management
Malay
Property Management
FCIArb, FSIARb
evelynchang@absolutprop.com
Building, Real Estate, Property Management
Evelyn has sat as an arbitrator and has written awards in cases related to project and asset management, facility management and construction matters. She is on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) and the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA).
John Leong
Mr
John
Leong
Singapore
Singapore
Arbitration
Mandarin
John Leong
+65 96752807
Construction, Insolvency, Adjudication, Arbitration
English
Chartered Quantity & Civil Engineering Surveyor
Male
MRICS, MCInstCES, FCIArb, PQS
les_paul7_18@yahoo.com
Fellow
Construction, Insolvency, Adjudication, Arbitration
John is a Chartered Surveyor & Dispute Resolution Practitioner. He has been appointed as quantum expert witness in few occasions. He has served as counsel to his clients in some ad-hoc/institutional arbitrations & Singapore Statutory Adjudication.
Jonathan Choo
Mr
Jonathan
Choo
Singapore
Singapore
2 Shenton Way, #18-01 SGX Centre 1, Singapore 068804
Arbitration
English, Mandarin
Jonathan Choo
Bird & Bird ATMD is a leading Singapore law firm in a global association with Bird & Bird.

Bird & Bird provides legal services, including in the areas of dispute resolution and international arbitration, to a wide range of businesses in Singapore and also internationally.

http://www.twobirds.com
+65 6534 5266
+65 6223 8762
Domestic Arbitration; International Arbitration
Mandarin
Lawyer
Male
LLB (Hons)
jonathan.choo@twobirds.com
SIAC (Reserve Panel), KLRCA
Fellow, FCIArb
General Commercial; Construction; Shareholder Disputes; Technology; Media; Telecoms
Jonathan is based in Singapore and is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution group at Bird & Bird. He is a Fellow, Director and Hon. Secretary of the Singapore Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Jonathan is a past recipient of the Law Society of Singapore's Advocacy Prize. Jonathan is qualified in both Singapore and the UK (England & Wales). He specialises in providing practical and strategic advice to clients in complex and high-value commercial disputes involving technology, media, telecoms, construction, projects and infrastructure and insurance (non-marine). He regularly advises clients on issues concerning breach of contract; breach of licensing terms and arrangements; termination of JV agreements; termination of cooperation agreements; professional negligence; delay and disruption on projects; disputes over payment obligations; variations to scope of work; failure to comply with design specifications; and dispute settlement strategy.
Patrick Dahm
Mr
Patrick
Dahm
Singapore
Singapore
79 South Bridge Road #01-01, Singapore 058709
German
Patrick Dahm
Singapore law firm. Dispute resolution; corporate/commercial, media and entertainment law.

Legal services in Singapore and internationally.

• Litigation & alternative dispute resolution (arbitration, mediation);
• Media & entertainment law;
• Corporate & commercial law;
• Construction law;
• Employment law;
• IP law;
• Medical & professional indemnity law;
• Personal Data Protection Act & General Data Protection Regulation (EU) law.

Associated with Seow & Associates, Kuala Lumpur; Heng Dian Law Firm, Nanjing; Migrino Rivera & Cruz, Manila.
Samuel Seow Law Corporation
+65 6908 0242
+65 6733 3393
Corporate law; international commerce; information technology (crypto, blockchain)
English
Lawyer
Male
German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt); Singapore foreign practitioner (admitted to practise Singapore law, s36B LPA)
PatrickDahm@sslawcorp.com
Member
Corporate law; international commerce; information technology (crypto, blockchain)
More than twelve years of experience as German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt, qualified for judgeship in Germany) practising corporate and commercial law including cyberlaw, and international arbitration. Since 2014 Singapore foreign practitioner with the distinction of being admitted to practise Singapore law. Experience as counsel in various international arbitration proceedings. On the list of arbitrators of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC). Fellow of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (FAIADR). Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb). Member of the German Institution of Arbitration (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V.), the Singapore Academy of Law, the Law Society of Singapore, the Bar Association of Berlin (Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin), the Indo-German Lawyers Association (Deutsch-Indische Juristenvereinigung e.V.), the German-Singaporean Lawyers Association (Deutsch-Singapurische Juristenvereinigung e.V.), and the University of Hamburg Alumni Association (Alumni Universität Hamburg e.V.). Published professional articles and delivered speeches and lectures on a variety of subjects, mostly related to international arbitration, corporate commercial and internet law.
Sivakumar Ponnampalam
Mr
Sivakumar
Ponnampalam
Singapore
Singapore
4 Battery Road, #29-00, Bank of China, Singapore 049908
Arbitration, Mediation, Adjudication
English
Sivakumar Ponnampalam

With 25 years of litigation and arbitration experience, the main areas of practice include general commercial and corporate disputes, insurance disputes, intellectual property and tortuous claims, liquidation and insolvency disputes, domestic and international arbitration.

www.brllawcorp.com
+65 6899 9888
+65 6338 5377
Malay
Lawyer
Male
LLB (Hons) NUS, FCIArb
siva@brllawcorp.com
Fellow, FCIArb
General Commercial, Intellectual Property
Siva has been in practice for more than 25 years. He is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a registered Singapore Patent Agent and SCOPE IP Consultant. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K.). He has been appointed by the Chief Justice of Singapore to sit on a panel that conducts investigations into disciplinary matters relating to lawyers. His practice specialty is corporate and commercial law with a particular focus on private wealth structuring and business succession. In the area of private wealth structuring he has represented a diverse array of local and foreign high net worth individuals and families in structuring their private wealth and family businesses. In the area of business succession he has advised family owned businesses and small and medium enterprises on management and ownership succession issues including shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, management buy-outs and employee share option schemes. In addition as part of his business succession planning practice, he advises on the various aspects of commercial transactions including negotiating and drafting a wide range of commercial documents including agency and distribution, consultancy, contract manufacturing, international and local sales, outsourcing and other forms of commercial agreements. He has advised on the setting up of trusts for both personal and business assets as well as structures for non-profit or charitable objectives. Siva is a regular speaker on private wealth structuring and business succession for clients of various financial institutions and holds regular seminars for local audiences as well as foreigners who fly in to listen to his seminars.

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