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, 28 Maxwell Road #03-01, Maxwell Chambers Suites, Singapore 069120 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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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. C. B. Chidambara Raj
4. The Hon. Dennis Cowdroy*
5. The Hon Garry Downes AM, QC
6. Graham Easton*
7. John Gilmour QC*
8. Andrew Jeffries
9. The Hon Robert French AC
10. Gavan Griffith, QC
11. The Hon J. Dyson Heydon
12. Malcolm Holmes, QC*
13. Doug Jones AO*
14. Caroline Kenny QC*
15. Michael Kirby AC
16. Bronwyn Lincoln*
17. Wayne Martin*
18. Peter Megens
19. Hon Robert McDougall QC*
20. Peter McQueen
21. Albert Monichino, QC
22. Dr. Michael Pryles AO PBM
23. Rashda Rana, SC*
24. Ron Salter
25. John Sharkey*
26. Gordon Smith*
27. James Spigelman AC
28. Alan J. Thambiayah
29. 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 Daniel Busse
4. Dr. Sabine Konrad
5. Prof. Dr. Richard Kreindler
6. Dr Wolfgang Kühn
7. Claus H. Lenz
8. Professor Hilmar Raeschke-Kessler
9. Erik Georg Werner Schafer
10. 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. Marcus Gordon*
10. Anthony Houghton, SC*
11. Christopher Howse
12. Neil Kaplan, QC*
13. Damien Laracy
14. William Leung
15. Charles Manzoni QC, SC*
16. Nigel Meeson QC
17. Dr Michael J. Moser*
18. Peter N Newall
19. Robert
20. Ian Pennicott QC
21. Simon Powell*
22. Anselmo Reyes
23. Kim Rooney
24. John Alston Scott QC
25. Paul Teo
26. Mary B.L. Thomson
27. Christopher To*
28. Robert John Whitehead, SC
29. Ernest Yang*
30. Yang Ing Loong
31. Philip Yang*
32. Yeung Man Sing
 
India
1. Hiroo Advani*
2. Marezban P. Bharucha
3. H.S. (Bobby) Chandhoke*
4. Ganesh Chandru
5. Dushyant Dave
6. Nishith Desai
7. Vyapak Desai*
8. Rajiv Dutta*
9. Amal K Ganguli*
10. Justice Kurian Joseph
11. Sumeet Kachwaha*
12. Justice Madan Lokur
13. Tejas Karia*
14. Chandrakant Kamdar*
15. Justice Dipak Misra
16. Zia Mody
17. Ciccu Mukhopadhaya
18. Vikram Nankani
19. Surinder Singh Nijjar
20. Raj Panchmatia*
21. Shaneen Parikh
22. Mysore Prasanna*
23. Justice K.S.P. Radhakrishnan*
24. Ritin Rai*
25. Harish Salve*
26. Ashok Sharma*
27. Pallavi S. Shroff*
28. Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri
29. Dr Abhishek Manu Singhvi
30. B. N. Srikrishna
31. Subramanium Gopal
32. Kannadiputhur Sundararaman Suresh*
 
Indonesia
1. Dr Mohamed Idwan Ganie, SH
2. Eri Hertiawan*
3. Darrell R. Johnson
4. Frederik B G Tumbuan
5. 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*
6. Laurence Shore*
 
Japan
1. Christopher Bailey
2. Yoshimasa Furuta
3. Chie Nakahara*
4. Professor Tatsuya Nakamura
5. Yoshimi Ohara
6. Professor Toshihiko Omoto
7. Haig Oghigian
8. Yoshihiro Takatori
9. Hiroyuki Tezuka*
 
Korea (Republic of)
1. John Bang
2. Professor Chang Seung Wha
3. Professor Joongi Kim*
4. Kim Jun Hee
5. Kevin Kim Kap-You
6. Kim Sae Youn
7. Sean (Sungwoo) Lim
8. Eun Young Park
9. Professor Hi-Taek Shin
10. Andrew White
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. Shanti Mogan
8. Dato Nitin Nadkarni*
9. Nahendran Navaratnam
10. Rajendra Navaratnam
11. Ong Chee Kwan
12. Vinayak P. Pradhan*
13. Sundra Rajoo
14. Sitpah Selvaratnam
15. Dato' Seri Dr Visu Sinnadurai
16. Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram*
17. Tan Swee Im*
18. Dato' K C Vohrah
 
Mexico
1. Jose Maria Abascal*
2. Francisco Gonzalez de Cosssio*
3. 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. Zahid F. EIbrahim*
2. Makhdoom Ali Khan
3. Salman Talibuddin
4. Syed Mohammed Feisal Hussain Naqvi
5. 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
6. Ben Dominic Yap*
 
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. Philippe Pinsolle*
12. Yaroslav Klimov
13. 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. Chong Boon Leong*
25. Chong Yee Leong
26. Kenny Chooi
27. Chou Sean Yu
28. Chow Kok Fong*
29. Peter Chow
30. Christopher Chuah*
31. Simon S. Davidson*
32. Nakul Dewan
33. Dinesh Dhillon
34. Elodie Dulac*
35. Harry Elias, SC
36. Peter Gabriel
37. Giam Chin Toon, SC*
38. Judith Gill, QC
39. Sarjit Singh Gill, SC*
40. Goh Joon Seng
41. Goh Phai Cheng, SC
42. John Goulios
43. Prem Gurbani
44. Anwarul Haque
45. Ajaib Haridass
46. Jamie Harrison
47. Hee Theng Fong*
48. Alastair Henderson*
49. Denys Hickey*
50. Blossom Hing
51. Ho Chien Mien
52. Professor Benjamin Hughes*
53. Michael Hwang, SC*
54. Latiff Ibrahim
55. Stuart Isaacs, QC*
56. Justyn Adam Jagger
57. Dirk Janssen
58. Philip Jeyaretnam, SC
59. Sapna Jhangiani
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. KC Lye*
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. Wong Kien Keong
125. Wong Meng Meng, SC
126. Woo Tchi Chu*
127. Francis Xavier, SC*
128. Yang Lih Shyng
129. Andre Yeap, SC
130. Alvin Yeo, SC
131. Jimmy Yim, SC
132. 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
13. Urs Weber-Stecher
 
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*
3. Michael Black QC*
4. Ian Dalley
5. Alec Emmerson*
6. Stephen Hibbert
7. Anne K. Hoffmann
8. Henry Quinlan*
9. Erin Miller Rankin*
10. Thomas Snider
11. Edward Sunna
12. Jonathan Sutcliffe
13. 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. Anneliese Day QC*
12. Hew Ralph Dundas*
13. Graham Dunning, QC*
14. The Hon Sir Bernard Eder
15. Ike Ehiribe*
16. The Rt Hon Lord Charles Falconer, QC
17. David Foster*
18. David Foxton, QC
19. Dennis S Fry*
20. The Hon Christopher Gardner, QC*
21. Ben Giaretta*
22. Edwin Glasgow, QC
23. The Rt Hon Lord Peter Henry Goldsmith, QC*
24. Lucy Greenwood*
25. Jeffrey Gruder, QC*
26. Sam Haubold*
27. Sioban Healy QC
28. Hilary Heilbron, QC
29. David J. Howell
30. The Rt Hon. Sir Robin Jacob
31. The Rt Hon Sir Rupert Jackson*
32. David Joseph, QC*
33. Dr Johannes Koepp
34. Toby Landau, QC*
35. Peter Leaver, QC*
36. Dr Julian Lew, QC
37. Sir Gavin Anthony Lightman*
38. Mark Lloyd-Williams*
39. Jonathan Lux
40. Ali Malek, QC
41. Brandon Malone*
42. Mark Levy
43. John Marrin, QC
44. David Martin-Clark
45. Professor Robert Merkin, QC*
46. David Mildon, QC*
47. Christopher Moger, QC
48. Simon Nesbitt
49. The Rt. Hon. Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury
50. David Owen
51. Constantine Partasides
52. Nicholas Peacock*
53. Alan Redfern
54. Rupert Reece*
55. Sir Bernard Rix, QC
56. Peter Rogan
57. Dominic Roughton*
58. John Rowland, QC
59. William Rowley, QC*
60. John Savage QC
61. Prof Dr Maxi Scherer*
62. Jules Sher, QC
63. Patrick Sherrington
64. David St John Sutton*
65. Mark Templeman, QC*
66. Joseph Tirado*
67. Michael Tselentis, QC*
68. V V Veeder, QC*
69. Adrian Winstanley
70. Lord Woolf
71. Timothy Young, QC
 
United States of America
1. Catherine Amirfar
2. Julie Bedard
3. Professor George A. Bermann
4. Doak Bishop
5. Cedric C. Chao
6. Dr Tai-Heng Cheng
7. Michael Geoffrey Collins, QC*
8. John Fellas
9. Professor Franco Ferrari
10. Paul Friedland
11. Remy Gerbay*
12. Sally A Harpole
13. Mark A Kantor
14. Jean Kalicki
15. Gary McGowan
16. Scott Nonaka
17. Patrick M. Norton
18. Philip O'Neill
19. Professor William Park
20. Professor Jan Paulsson*
21. David W Rivkin
22. James M. Rhodes
23. Anibal Sabater
24. Claudia Salomon*
25. Lawrence Schaner
26. Lester W. Schiefelbein
27. Professor Maya Steinitz
28. Christopher Tahbaz
29. Stephen E. Smith
30. John Townsend*

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

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