Daryl Chew is a partner in the International Arbitration practice and Head of the Singapore office.
He has advised and represented clients in arbitrations conducted under the ICC, LCIA, LMAA, AAA, HKIAC, SIAC and UNCITRAL Rules, as well as ad hoc proceedings. These involve a wide range of applicable laws and venues, arising from energy, construction, M&A, joint venture and general commercial disputes.
Daryl also serves as arbitrator and has been appointed as presiding arbitrator and sole arbitrator in several institutional and ad hoc arbitration proceedings.
Who’s Who Legal Arbitration – Future Leaders 2019, notes that he “leads a strong team in Singapore,” is “very highly thought of in the market” and is recognised “not only as a great advocate but also a great arbitrator,” while the 2018 edition commends him as “‘one of the brightest’ in the Asian market, with impressive expertise in handling commercial disputes.” Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2019 identifies him as a “Dispute Resolution Star.”
Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Asia-Pacific Legal 500 commend his “superb written advocacy,” “outstanding track record” and recommend him for “consistently high-quality work.” He is described by clients in these directories as “a brilliant all round talent,” “superb trial advocate,” commended for his “valuable strategic input” and noted to be “widely recognised in the market for valuably combining ‘good attention to detail and ability to grasp the important things’ with ‘a lot of arbitration experience in the Asia Pacific area’.”
LL.B. (1st Class Honours), Recipient of the Chief Justices’ Prize, awarded to the best overall student
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