Opening Remarks by Chairperson
Mr. Andrew Chan – Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP
Arbitration and Insolvency: Never the Twain Shall Meet?
Ms. Smitha Menon – Partner, WongPartnership LLP
Mr. James Noble – Partner, Carey Olsen Singapore LLP
Mr. Tham Wei Chern – Director, Fullerton Law Chambers LLC
Q & A Session
About the Speakers
Ms. Smitha Menon is in the firm’s International Arbitration, Special Situations Advisory and India Practices. Her dispute resolution practice includes banking and commercial transactions, joint ventures, private equity and shareholder disputes. Her restructuring mandates focus on representing corporate debtors and investors in cross-border turnaround situations.
Mr. James Noble is based in our Singapore office and he leads the litigation, insolvency and restructuring practice in Asia and advises on Bermuda, British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Cayman Islands law. James is also the only litigator in Singapore who is Cayman and BVI admitted.
Mr. Tham Wei Chern is a director at Fullerton Law Chambers LLC with almost 18 years in practice. His practice covers commercial and corporate disputes, restructuring and insolvency, banking and securities litigation, and employment related disputes, amongst others. He has represented parties as lead counsel in the High Court and the Court of Appeal in Singapore, and in international and domestic arbitrations.
About the Chairperson
Mr. Andrew Chan’s practice encompasses commercial work, and is a specialist in dispute resolution, trusts, and insolvency. In arbitration, he has acted as counsel and been appointed arbitrator. He has given expert evidence for use in foreign courts and in arbitration and has mediated insolvency disputes. Andrew has also represented the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as Singapore counsel in an investment treaty arbitration.
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