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Probin Dass

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Shook Lin & Bok LLP

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution; International Arbitration; Energy & Natural Resources


Probin is a Partner of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. He practises in the area of commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on shipping, insolvency, and trade-related matters. He often advises banks and corporations in respect of complex multi-jurisdictional disputes involving bills of exchange, bills of lading, marine insurance, and credit insurance.




LLB (First Class Honours), University of Leeds (1998); LLM (First Class), Queens' College, Cambridge (1999); Solicitor, England & Wales (2002); Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (2002)


International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Shook Lin & Bok LLP remains noted for insolvency, banking, commercial and fraud cases. The team represents a number of Indian and Chinese clients in arbitral proceedings. It acted for the receivers, FTI, in a case against the promoters of a resort in Thailand, with proceedings taking place in Singapore and involving an anti-suit injunction to prevent the promoters from pursuing their claim in Thailand. Sarjit Singh Gill SC, Probin Dass, Joseph Tay and David Chan are key members of the team.

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Singapore: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution – Local firms

Within: Dispute resolution – Local firms

Shook Lin & Bok LLP fields a team that is 'very responsive', 'commercial' and 'great value for money'. It has maintained a healthy pipeline of insolvency, banking and shareholder disputes, and is frequently engaged in big-ticket disputes including those that reach the Court of Appeal. Clients include listed corporates, banks and accounting firms. The team represented one of the largest creditors in the judicial management of Swiber Holdings and Swiber Offshore Construction, one of the largest corporate insolvencies in Singapore. Sarjit Singh Gill SC is 'very experienced' and 'has a very good rapport with clients'. Debby Lim is 'very personable, bright and driven and takes a commercial approach'. David Chan and Probin Dass are also highly reputed. Ng Yeow Khoon has joined from Withers KhattarWong LLP.

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Singapore: Labour and employment

Labour and employment – Local firms

Within: Labour and employment – Local firms

Shook Lin & Bok LLP handles all aspects of employment law from advising on employment contracts, organisational restructuring issues, redundancy exercises to matters concerning misuse of confidential information, employment disputes and restrictive covenants. The team also advises on the issues arising from mergers and acquisitions. Teo Mae Shaan, Joseph Tay and Probin Dass have a wide range of expertise handling advisory and contentious matters, including assisting a multi-national client with restraint of trade and non-compete provisions in the employment contracts of potential hires. Pradeep Pillai left the practice in mid-2017 to establish PRP LAW LLC.

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