The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon
Work +65 6535 0733
Drew & Napier LLC, Voon Jiet Chia, Singapore, SINGAPORE

Voon Jiet Chia

Work +65 6531 2397
Drew & Napier LLC

Work Department

Dispute Resolution; Competition Law & Regulatory Practice


Director, Dispute Resolution;
Director, Competition Law & Regulatory Practice


Voon Jiet has 15 years of experience representing multinational corporations, financial institutions, statutory boards and individuals at all levels of the Singapore Court, including as lead counsel in the High Court, International Commercial Court and Court of Appeal. He has acted as counsel in international arbitrations, and is one of the youngest members of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre's (SIAC) panel of arbitrators.

Voon Jiet has an active and diverse disputes practice spanning a broad spectrum of litigation and arbitration matters. These include civil disputes relating to banking and finance, commercial contracts, company law, insolvency, corporate fraud, complex tort, and employment.

Voon Jiet also specialises in competition and regulatory investigations, and has extensive experience in these matters across various industries, including telecommunications, media, energy, transport and finance. He has advised various local and overseas entities on all aspects of such investigations, such as dawn raids, leniency applications, enforcement actions, appeals and judicial review proceedings.

Leading legal ranking publications have recommended Voon Jiet in these areas. The 2018 edition of Asia Pacific Legal 500 recommended Voon Jiet for dispute resolution, where he is described as “quick and makes the effort to understand clients’ business structures and objectives.” He is also recognised by Who’s Who Legal for competition and regulatory investigations as “an authority on the sophisticated legal issues that arise in such matters.”

Voon Jiet graduated with First Class Honours from the National University of Singapore, and holds a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School.

He is presently a co-author for the Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review on Civil Procedure, and has also contributed to a number of prominent publications and textbooks on Singapore law.




  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, SIAC Panel of Arbitrators
  • Member, Inquiry Panel of the Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Criminal Law Advisory Committee (Hearing)
  • Member, Professional Values Chapter of the Singapore Academy of Law Professional Affairs Committee (2010 - 2012)


  • LL.M., Harvard Law School (2010)
  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (2002)
  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar (2003)

Back to index

Legal Developments by:
Drew & Napier LLC

Legal Developments in Singapore

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to