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Yuet Min Foo

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Drew & Napier LLC

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Director, Dispute Resolution

Career

Yuet Min graduated with First Class Honours from the National University of Singapore in 2006. She represented the University in the prestigious 2006 Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Before joining Drew & Napier in 2008, Yuet Min was a Justices’ Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Singapore. She was also appointed to the Supreme Court’s Young Amicus Curiae Scheme in 2010 and 2011.

Yuet Min advises clients mainly on civil disputes relating to a wide range of commercial contracts, with the aim of achieving commercially-viable solutions for clients. She has been described by a client in the India Business Law Journal as “very skilled” and “extremely dedicated to the needs of the client”.

Yuet Min has an active arbitration practice. Many of her matters involve SIAC and ICC arbitrations as well as arbitration-related Court proceedings to enforce or set aside arbitral awards. She has also been appointed sole arbitrator in a number of ad hoc international arbitrations, including a bilingual international arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

Languages

English

Member

  • Committee Member, YSIAC
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Singapore Management University (instructor for a course on International Arbitration Practice)
  • Mentor, Yale-NUS/Law Double Degree Program Fellowship
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Public and International Law Committee of the Law Society of Singapore (2011/2012)
  • Honorary Treasurer, Society of International Law, Singapore (2007 to 2015)

Education

  • LL.B (Hons), National University of Singapore (2006)
  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar (2008)


Singapore

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Drew & Napier LLC is a Singapore dispute resolution giant with a high degree of focus on international arbitration. It has an impressive mix of investor-state, construction and engineering, and commercial cases. Clients include the government of Laos, Lagardère Sports Asia and Longzhu Oilfield Services. The team is 'the best in town' according to one client, who praises its 'business-oriented' approach, 'deep knowledge' and 'relevant experience'. It is also commended for attracting 'big-ticket items', especially arbitration-related court proceedings, with senior figures in the team handling both litigation and arbitration work. Davinder Singh SC is chairman of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and is recommended for India-related cases, among others. Cavinder Bull SC is also recognised for Singapore-seated arbitrations, has built an impressive record in investor-state arbitrations; he is 'a great advocate in arbitration-related court proceedings', 'is smart, reasonable and fair', 'is a lethal examiner of witnesses' and 'makes a very good arbitrator'. Jimmy Yim SC is 'a super excellent lawyer', 'always provides precise and to the point advice' and 'is good at thinking out of the box'. Randolph Khoo is a go-to practitioner for China and Russia-related cases. Mahesh Rai is 'wonderfully engaging to deal with and has an incredibly relaxed manner'. Foo Yuet Min is almost exclusively focused on arbitration.

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