1.      Admission to the SIAC Panel of Arbitrators (“Panel”) or the SIAC IP Panel of Arbitrators (“IP Panel”) is by invitation by the SIAC Court of Arbitration as advised by its Executive Committee, or upon an application being made to SIAC.

2.     Candidates wishing to apply must demonstrate an appropriate level of expertise and experience in international arbitration and be of good standing and character. In general, applicants will be required to meet the minimum standards set out below:

3.     Applicants wishing to submit their applications to the Panel or IP Panel must, at a minimum, have the following qualifications or experience:

tertiary education
at least 10 years post qualification experience
a fellowship from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators or any comparable professional arbitration institute
experience as an arbitrator in five or more cases
completed at least two commercial arbitral awards
be aged between 30 and 75 years

4.     SIAC reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to admit or to refuse the admission of any person to the Panel. In exercising its discretion, SIAC will have regard to, inter alia, the qualifications, experience and standing of an applicant as well as to the number of arbitrators currently on the Panel from the country in which the applicant is resident.

5.     SIAC will retain the candidate’s personal information to the extent one or more of the purposes described in this Application Form for which it was collected remains valid and for other legal or business purposes for which SIAC is required to retain such information. For more information about how SIAC handles your personal data, please refer to our Privacy Policy at www.siac.org.sg.

6.     Admission to the Panel/IP Panel is for a fixed term only. SIAC also reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to remove any person from the Panel at any time.

7.     If you wish to make an application, please send the completed application form and your curriculum vitae in the attached template highlighting your arbitration experience, together with a non-refundable processing fee of S$535.00 (being S$500 plus 7% Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) which is applicable to both local as well as overseas applicants) to the Registrar, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, 32 Maxwell Road, #02-01, Singapore 069115 or email the application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with payment to follow by post, bank transfer or credit card. Your application may also be accompanied with a covering letter and references (if any).

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(i)
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(ii)
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(iii)
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Please note that should you chose to pay by credit card, there will be an additional 5% administrative charge imposed on the processing fee of S$500 and you will therefore have to pay a total of S$561.75 (being S$525 plus 7% GST). We only accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX credit cards. Please complete and sign the authorisation form on the Notes page of the application form which can be downloaded from the link below.


Download the application form and CV template here.
Arbitrators with * by their name have indicated in writing their willingness to act as an emergency arbitrator pursuant to Rule 26 and Schedule 1 of the SIAC 2013 Rules.

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For SIAC’s panel of arbitrators for intellectual property disputes, please click here.

SIAC's panel has over 100 experienced arbitrators in the areas of Energy, Engineering, Procurement and Construction from more than 25 jurisdictions.
 
Argentina
1. Prof. Dr. Guido Santiago Tawil
 
Australia
1. Alex Baykitch*
2. Maxwell Thomas Bennett Bonnell
3. The Hon. Dennis Cowdroy*
4. The Hon Garry Downes AM, QC
5. Graham Easton*
6. John Gilmour QC*
7. Andrew Jeffries
8. The Hon Robert French AC
9. Gavan Griffith, QC
10. The Hon J. Dyson Heydon
11. Malcolm Holmes, QC*
12. Doug Jones AO*
13. Caroline Kenny QC*
14. Michael Kirby AC
15. Bronwyn Lincoln*
16. Peter Megens
17. Peter McQueen
18. Albert Monichino, QC
19. Dr. Michael Pryles AO PBM
20. Rashda Rana, SC*
21. Ron Salter
22. John Sharkey*
23. Gordon Smith*
24. James Spigelman AC
25. Alan J. Thambiayah
26. Professor Jeff Waincymer*
 
Austria
1. Dr Günther Horvath
2. Dr Christian Konrad
3. Dr Nikolaus Pitkowitz
4. Dr Gerold Zeiler*
 
Bangladesh
1. Ajmalul Hossain, QC
 
Belgium
1. Dr Bernard Hanotiau
2. Niuscha Bassiri*
3. Pascal Hollander
4. Dr Antoine Maffei
5. Professor Albert Jan van den Berg
6. Herman Verbist
 
Canada
1. Henri C. Alvarez, QC
2. Dr Edward Chiasson
3. Yves L Fortier, QC*
4. Gerald Ghikas, QC
5. John A.M. Judge
6. Frank J.C. Newbould, QC
7. Janet Walker*
 
China
1. Cao Lijun
2. Rollin Hon Chan*
3. Professor Che Pizhao
4. Helena H. C. Chen
5. Chen Luming
6. Arthur Dong*
7. Jessica Fei Jia
8. Fei Ning
9. Professor Han Jian
10. He Guicai
11. Kang Ming
12. Prof Liu Jingdong
13. Professor Liu Kaixiang
14. Liu Yuwu Anthony
15. Professor Lu Song
16. Shen Sibao
17. Shen Wei*
18. Helen Shi
19. Professor Song Lianbin
20. Tao Jingzhou*
21. Mary Margaret Utterback
22. Professor Wan Meng
23. Professor Wang Jun
24. Yang Xiao Chuan
25. Ariel Ye
26. Yong (Cathy) Liu
27. Yu Jianlong
28. Tony Zhang*
29. Professor Zhao Xiuwen*
 
Colombia
1. Eduardo J. Zuleta
 
France
1. Dr Georges Affaki*
2. Dr Claudia Annacker
3. Dr Yas Banifatemi
4. Dr Michael Bühler
5. Professor Emmanuel Gaillard
6. Dr. Hamid G. Gharavi
7. Laurent Gouiffes
8. Sigvard Jarvin
9. Jennifer Kirby
10. Benoit Le Bars
11. Fernando Mantilla-Serrano
12. Alexis Mourre
13. Professor Brigitte Stern
14. Peter Thorp
15. Annet van Hooft
 
Germany
1. Dr Karl Heinz Böckstiegel
2. Dr Christian Borris*
3. Dr. Sabine Konrad
4. Prof. Dr. Richard Kreindler
5. Dr Wolfgang Kühn
6. Claus H. Lenz
7. Professor Hilmar Raeschke-Kessler
8. Erik Georg Werner Schafer
9. Dr. Gerhard Wegen
 
Hong Kong SAR
1. Andrew Aglionby*
2. Chiann Bao*
3. John Beechey*
4. Denis Brock
5. Chan Yiu Kei
6. Russell Coleman, SC
7. Gavin Denton
8. Matthew Gearing QC
9. Anthony Houghton, SC*
10. Christopher Howse
11. Neil Kaplan, QC*
12. Damien Laracy
13. William Leung
14. Charles Manzoni QC, SC*
15. Nigel Meeson QC
16. Dr Michael J. Moser*
17. Peter N Newall
18. Robert
19. Ian Pennicott QC
20. Simon Powell*
21. Anselmo Reyes
22. Kim Rooney
23. John Alston Scott QC
24. Paul Teo
25. Mary B.L. Thomson
26. Christopher To*
27. Robert John Whitehead, SC
28. Ernest Yang*
29. Yang Ing Loong
30. Philip Yang*
31. Yeung Man Sing
 
India
1. Hiroo Advani*
2. Marezban P. Bharucha
3. Ganesh Chandru
4. Dushyant Dave
5. Nishith Desai
6. Vyapak Desai*
7. Rajiv Dutta*
8. Amal K Ganguli*
9. Sumeet Kachwaha*
10. Tejas Karia*
11. Chandrakant Kamdar*
12. Justice Dipak Misra
13. Zia Mody
14. Ciccu Mukhopadhaya
15. Vikram Nankani
16. Surinder Singh Nijjar
17. Mysore Prasanna*
18. Harish Salve*
19. Ashok Sharma*
20. Pallavi S. Shroff*
21. Dr Abhishek Manu Singhvi
22. B. N. Srikrishna
23. Subramanium Gopal
 
Indonesia
1. Dr Mohamed Idwan Ganie, SH
2. Darrell R. Johnson
3. Frederik B G Tumbuan
4. Dr Frans H. Winarta
 
Ireland
1. Klaus Reichert, SC
 
Israel
1. Daphna Kapeliuk
2. Zvi Bar-Nathan
 
Italy
1. Professor Piero Bernardini
2. Michelangelo Cicogna
3. Professor Antonio Crivellaro
4. Andrew Garnett Paton*
5. Professor Gabriele Crespi Reghizzi*
 
Japan
1. Yoshimasa Furuta
2. Chie Nakahara*
3. Professor Tatsuya Nakamura
4. Yoshimi Ohara
5. Professor Toshihiko Omoto
6. Haig Oghigian
7. Yoshihiro Takatori
8. Hiroyuki Tezuka*
 
Korea (Republic of)
1. John Bang
2. Professor Chang Seung Wha
3. Professor Benjamin Hughes*
4. Professor Joongi Kim*
5. Kim Jun Hee
6. Kevin Kim Kap-You
7. Kim Sae Youn
8. Sean (Sungwoo) Lim
9. Eun Young Park
10. Professor Hi-Taek Shin
11. Byung-Chol Yoon*
 
Lebanon
1. Nayla Comair-Obeid
 
Malaysia
1. Tan Sri Cecil W. M. Abraham*
2. Chang Wei Mun
3. Peter Godwin
4. Mohanadass Kanagasabai*
5. Leong Wai Hong*
6. Lim Tuck Sun
7. Nahendran Navaratnam
8. Rajendra Navaratnam
9. Ong Chee Kwan
10. Vinayak P. Pradhan*
11. Sundra Rajoo
12. Sitpah Selvaratnam
13. Dato' Seri Dr Visu Sinnadurai
14. Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram*
15. Dato' K C Vohrah
 
Mexico
1. Jose Maria Abascal*
2. Claus von Wobeser
 
Myanmar
1. Minn Naing Oo
 
Netherlands
1. Willem van Baren*
2. Prof Dr Hans van Houtte*
3. Professor Dr. Filip De Ly*
4. Tom de Waard
5. Bommel G.W. Van der Bend
 
New Zealand
1. The Hon Sir Richard Ian Barker, QC*
2. Paul Heath QC*
3. Tómas Kennedy-Grant, QC*
4. David Laurence Kreider*
5. David Williams, QC*
 
Nigeria
1. Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour*
2. Dorothy Udeme Ufot
 
Pakistan
1. Makhdoom Ali Khan
2. Salman Talibuddin
3. Syed Mohammed Feisal Hussain Naqvi
4. Ijaz Ahmed Zahid
 
Peru
1. Alfredo Bullard González
 
Philippines
1. Donemark Calimon*
2. Victor P. Lazatin
3. Louie Ogsimer
4. Custodio O. Parlade
5. Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad
 
Poland
1. Dr Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz
2. Piotr Nowaczyk
 
Qatar
1. Stephen Hibbert
 
Russia
1. Timur Aitkulov
2. Bardina Marina
3. Alexei Dudko
4. David Goldberg
5. Boris Karabelnikov
6. Vladimir Khvalei
7. Alexander Komarov
8. Maxim Kulkov
9. Tatiana Minaeva
10. Ilya V. Nikiforov
11. Yaroslav Klimov
12. Julia Zagonek
 
Saudi Arabia
1. Tim Martin*
 
Singapore
1. Ang, Andrew
2. Ang Yong Tong
3. Christine Artero*
4. Govindarajalu Asokan*
5. Balsamy Rengarajoo
6. David Bateson*
7. Assoc Professor Gary F. Bell
8. Dato' Jude P. Benny*
9. Professor Lawrence Boo
10. Raja Bose*
11. Julian Christopher Patric Brown
12. Cavinder Bull, SC
13. Samuel Chacko*
14. John Edward Champion*
15. Raymond Chan*
16. Chan Leng Sun, SC*
17. Andrew Chan Chee Yin*
18. Chan Hock Keng*
19. Chan Sek Keong, SC
20. Evelyn Chang Wai Fun*
21. Glenn Cheng Li Huei*
22. Leslie Chew
23. Chia Voon Jiet
24. C. B. Chidambara Raj
25. Chong Boon Leong*
26. Chong Yee Leong
27. Kenny Chooi
28. Chou Sean Yu
29. Chow Kok Fong*
30. Peter Chow
31. Christopher Chuah*
32. Simon S. Davidson*
33. Nakul Dewan
34. Dinesh Dhillon
35. Elodie Dulac
36. Harry Elias, SC
37. Peter Gabriel
38. Giam Chin Toon, SC*
39. Judith Gill, QC
40. Sarjit Singh Gill, SC*
41. Goh Joon Seng
42. Goh Phai Cheng, SC
43. Marcus Gordon*
44. John Goulios
45. Prem Gurbani
46. Anwarul Haque
47. Ajaib Haridass
48. Jamie Harrison
49. Hee Theng Fong*
50. Alastair Henderson*
51. Denys Hickey*
52. Blossom Hing
53. Ho Chien Mien
54. Michael Hwang, SC*
55. Latiff Ibrahim
56. Stuart Isaacs, QC*
57. Justyn Adam Jagger
58. Dirk Janssen
59. Philip Jeyaretnam, SC
60. Daniel John*
61. Morris John
62. Michael Khoo Kah Lip, SC*
63. Ian Koh
64. Professor Tommy Koh
65. Richard Kuek*
66. Lai Siu Chiu
67. Christopher Lau, SC*
68. Captain Lee Fook Choon*
69. Michael James Arthur Lee*
70. Amanda Lees
71. Leong Kah Wah*
72. George Lim, SC
73. Steven Lim*
74. Eugenie Lip
75. Lok Vi Ming, SC*
76. Lye Kah Cheong*
77. Naresh Mahtani*
78. Loretta Malintoppi
79. Mark Mangan*
80. Andre Maniam, SC*
81. Meef Moh*
82. Andrew G. Moran, QC*
83. Harpreet Singh Nehal, SC*
84. Ong Ser Huan*
85. Kent Napier Phillips
86. Mohan R. Pillay*
87. Mike J Pollen*
88. Jaya Prakash*
89. C. R. Rajah, SC
90. V K Rajah, SC
91. Justice S Rajendran
92. Abdul Rashid Gani
93. Professor Lucy Reed
94. Justice M P H Rubin
95. Paul Sandosham
96. Sandor Schick*
97. G. P. Selvam
98. Sundareswara Sharma
99. Matthew Secomb*
100. Nish Shetty*
101. Davinder Singh, SC
102. Matthew Skinner
103. Corina Song
104. Professor M. Sornarajah*
105. Guy Spooner
106. Tan Chee Meng, SC*
107. Professor Tan Cheng Han, SC*
108. Tan Chuan Thye, SC*
109. George Tan
110. Johnny Tan Cheng Hye*
111. Tan Joo Seng
112. Tan Liam Beng*
113. Richard Tan*
114. Tan Tee Jim, SC*
115. Tan Whei Mien Joy
116. Tay, Yu-Jin*
117. Engelin Teh, SC
118. Lawrence Teh
119. Lip Ping Thean
120. Thio Shen Yi, SC
121. John Christopher Thomas, QC*
122. Toh Kian Sing, SC
123. Stephen Trevis*
124. Associate Professor Andrew White*
125. Wong Kien Keong
126. Wong Meng Meng, SC
127. Woo Tchi Chu*
128. Francis Xavier, SC*
129. Yang Lih Shyng
130. Andre Yeap, SC
131. Alvin Yeo, SC
132. Jimmy Yim, SC
133. Junghye June Yeum*
 
Spain
1. David J. A. Cairns*
2. Bernardo Cremades
 
Sweden
1. Kaj Hobér*
 
Switzerland
1. Christopher Boog
2. Dominique Brown-Berset
3. Xavier Favre-Bulle
4. Rodolphe Gautier
5. Pierre-Yves Gunter*
6. Veijo Heiskanen
7. Dr Bernhard F. Meyer
8. Professor Dr Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler*
9. Gabrielle Nater-Bass
10. Wolfgang Peter
11. Dr Michael Schneider
12. Georg von Segesser
 
Thailand
1. Christopher Redfearn
2. Peter Shelford*
3. Victor James Smith*
4. Surapol Srangsomwong
 
Ukraine
1. Yuliya Chernykh
2. Olexander Martinenko
 
United Arab Emirates
1. Essam Al Tamimi
2. Hassan Arab*
2. Ian Dalley
3. Alec Emmerson*
4. Stephen Hibbert
5. Anne K. Hoffmann
6. Henry Quinlan*
7. Erin Miller Rankin*
8. Edward Sunna
9. Jonathan Sutcliffe
10. Michael Tonkin
 
United Kingdom
1. Clare Ambrose*
2. Elizabeth Birch*
3. Elizabeth Blackburn, QC
4. Stephen R Bond
5. Gary Born*
6. Michael Brindle, QC
7. The Hon Charles Brower*
8. Michael Collett QC
9. Professor James R Crawford
10. Simon S. Davidson*
11. Hew Ralph Dundas*
12. Graham Dunning, QC*
13. The Hon Sir Bernard Eder
14. Ike Ehiribe*
15. The Rt Hon Lord Charles Falconer, QC
16. David Foster*
17. David Foxton, QC
18. Dennis S Fry*
19. The Hon Christopher Gardner, QC*
20. Ben Giaretta*
21. Edwin Glasgow, QC
22. The Rt Hon Lord Peter Henry Goldsmith, QC*
23. Lucy Greenwood*
24. Jeffrey Gruder, QC*
25. Sam Haubold*
26. Sioban Healy QC
27. Hilary Heilbron, QC
28. David J. Howell
29. The Rt Hon. Sir Robin Jacob
30. The Rt Hon Sir Rupert Jackson*
31. David Joseph, QC*
32. Dr Johannes Koepp
33. Toby Landau, QC*
34. Peter Leaver, QC*
35. Dr Julian Lew, QC
36. Sir Gavin Anthony Lightman*
37. Mark Lloyd-Williams*
38. Jonathan Lux
39. Ali Malek, QC
40. Mark Levy
41. John Marrin, QC
42. David Martin-Clark
43. Professor Robert Merkin, QC*
44. David Mildon, QC*
45. Christopher Moger, QC
46. Simon Nesbitt
47. The Rt. Hon. Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury
48. David Owen
49. Constantine Partasides
50. Nicholas Peacock*
51. Alan Redfern
52. Rupert Reece*
53. Sir Bernard Rix, QC
54. Peter Rogan
55. Dominic Roughton*
56. John Rowland, QC
57. William Rowley, QC*
58. John Savage QC
59. Jules Sher, QC
60. David St John Sutton*
61. Mark Templeman, QC*
62. Joseph Tirado*
63. Michael Tselentis, QC*
64. V V Veeder, QC*
65. Adrian Winstanley
66. Lord Woolf
67. Timothy Young, QC
 
United States of America
1. Professor George A. Bermann
2. Doak Bishop
3. Cedric C. Chao
4. Dr Tai-Heng Cheng
5. Michael Geoffrey Collins, QC*
6. John Fellas
7. Professor Franco Ferrari
8. Paul Friedland
9. Remy Gerbay*
10. Sally A Harpole
11. Mark A Kantor
12. Jean Kalicki
13. Gary McGowan
14. Scott Nonaka
15. Patrick M. Norton
16. Philip O'Neill
17. Professor William Park
18. Professor Jan Paulsson*
19. David W Rivkin
20. James M. Rhodes
21. Anibal Sabater
22. Claudia Salomon*
23. Lawrence Schaner
24. Lester W. Schiefelbein
25. Laurence Shore*
26. Professor Maya Steinitz
27. Christopher Tahbaz
28. Stephen E. Smith
29. John Townsend*

Vietnam
1. Hop Dang*
2. Bill Magennis
3. Le Net*

SIAC’s panel of arbitrators for intellectual property disputes:
1. David Laurence Kreider
2. The Rt Hon Professor Sir Robin Jacob
3. M. Scott Donahey
4. Peter Michaelson
5. Dr Frans Winarta
6. Hiroyuki Tezuka
7. Dr Stanley Lai, SC
8. Tan Tee Jim, S.C.
9. Richard Tan
10. Goh Phai Cheng, SC
11. David Charles Langrigge Perkins
12. Bryan Ghows
13. Simon Thorley QC
14. Arthur Dong
15. Craig Celniker
16. Erik Georg Werner Schafer
17. Julian Lew, QC
18. Ike Ehiribe
19. William H. Baker
20. Lam Chung Nian
21. John Lowe
22. Lau Kok Keng
23. Arthur Yap
The outstanding selection of arbitrators on our panel displays a spread of expertise, depth of knowledge and experience.

The panel which includes prestigious international arbitrators as well as exceptional new talent exemplifies the SIAC’s status as a premier arbitral institution.

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