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Jason Chen

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Drew & Napier LLC

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Director, Dispute Resolution

Career

Jason joined Drew & Napier as a pupil in 2008, and has been at the firm ever since. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2008, where he was a member of a team of 5 in the 2008 Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. The Singapore team emerged Top 8 of 204 teams and was awarded the Werner Melis Award, Best Memorandum for Respondent (Honourable Mention) in the prestigious international competition.

Jason’s work is in civil and commercial litigation and arbitration. His practice focuses mainly on commercial disputes and employment disputes. He has advised clients across many sectors including banking, communications, engineering and construction, financial services, government/public services, healthcare, hospitality and leisure, retail and consumer and technology.

In additional to dispute resolution, Jason also regularly advises multi-national corporations, statutory boards and government-related entities, and other private entities on a wide range of contractual, employment and regulatory matters.

Practice Areas:

  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Defamation
  • Employment
  • International Arbitration

Languages

English and Mandarin

Member

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Tutor, Preparatory Course Leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations, Singapore Institute of Legal Education

Education

  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (2008)


Singapore: Labour and employment

Labour and employment – Local firms

Within: Labour and employment – Local firms

Drew & Napier LLC 'distinguishes itself with its extensive knowledge of employment matters and the quality of its advice' and it 'provides sound business advice that can be swiftly implemented'. The team's comprehensive expertise spans both contentious and advisory matters, including employment terminations, enforcement of post-termination restrictive covenants, breaches of directors’ and fiduciary duties, and the employment aspects of corporate reorganisations. Kelvin Tan is a key name, as is Jason Chen, who 'understands complex situations very quickly'. Lim Chong Kin, Benjamin Gaw , Elizabeth Tong and senior associate Chng Hu Ping are also noted.

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