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Dentons Rodyk

Work +65 6225 2626
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Shanghai, Singapore

Edric Pan

Work +65 6885 3645
Dentons Rodyk

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group, Aviation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate & Investment Dispute Litigation, Employment Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Professional Libility.


Edric Pan is a partner in Rodyk & Davidson LLP's Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group. He has handled a wide range of civil and commercial litigation work, including international commercial disputes, actions relating to breaches of directors' and fiduciary duties, multi-million dollar insurance related claims, employment disputes, professional negligence, aviation related claims, construction related disputes and professional disciplinary proceedings. In over a decade of litigation practice, Edric has been involved in many high profile matters which have been contested at the highest levels of Singapore's court system. Edric has acted for several international fund management companies in a lawsuit against an Indonesian company and its shareholders, seeking payment of the sum of about US$30 million. Issues involved include forum non conveniens, force majeure, collateral undertakings and validity of service of process. He has represented members of a prominent Indonesian family in a highly publicised action by their former joint venture partners (one of the world's largest life insurance companies) in respect of economic torts allegedly committed by the Indonesian family in Indonesia. Another notable matter which Edric has handled was a dependency action brought by the widow of a prominent local businessman. In that case, the High Court gave one of the highest dependency awards ever made in Singapore, and in doing so, made the landmark ruling that the widow, who had instituted divorce proceedings and had obtained a decree nisi before the death of her husband, was still a "wife" for the purposes of the Civil Law Act and was hence still entitled to claim for loss of dependency. Edric's portfolio also involves a considerable amount of non contentious work. This includes providing regulatory advice and contractual drafting in the insurance, employment and aviation fields. He is regularly involved, for instance, in drafting template employment contracts and advising on remuneration and termination issues for institutional clients. He advises on insurance and reinsurance related regulatory issues, and has considerable experience in the drafting of policy documents and other related insurance materials. Edric is also experienced in the area of criminal law, and has acted for various clients in the defence of charges under the Securities Industry Act, Penal Code, Road Traffic Act and other statutory provisions. In addition, Edric has delivered workshops and seminars on employment law and insurance law, and also co-authored a chapter in the Employment Law volume of Halsbury's Laws of Singapore.


Solicitor (England & Wales), 2001. Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), 1998.


LLB (Hons) National University of Singapore, 1997.

Singapore: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution – Local firms

Within: Dispute resolution – Local firms

Dentons Rodyk has a sizeable team that operates at the forefront of a number of key areas, including medical defence and construction litigation. The firm is also noted for arbitration-related court proceedings thanks in part to the presence of 'wonderful litigator' Philip Jeyaretnam SC. The firm represented Bachmeer Capital in its claim against its ex-joint venture partners concerning the $2.2bn development of an integrated resort in Shanghai. Siang Pheng Lek is recommended for medical defence work, including for both doctors and hospitals. Audrey Chiang and Paul Wong are also senior litigators, while Edric Pan is 'commended for his legal knowledge and acumen, and prompt updates'.

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Singapore: Labour and employment

Labour and employment – Local firms

Within: Labour and employment – Local firms

Dentons Rodyk's team 'knows how to resolve matters'. Key names include Ray Chiang, who 'makes time to listen to clients and keep their interests in mind when dispensing advice'; Edric Pan  and Lim I-An. Recent work includes acting for International SOS, an international medical and concierge services provider, in a High Court action against a rival company and a former senior employee for inducement of breaches of contract,  breaches of confidence and misuse of confidential information. Other highlights include acting for a life sciences and biotech company on the consolidation of its workforce in Singapore and ongoing reviews of its employment practices. Sumitomo Chemical and Panasonic Healthcare are also clients.

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