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Mr David Chan
Litigation & Dispute Resolution; International Arbitration; Restructuring & Insolvency
David Chan has been a Partner in Shook Lin & Bok LLP since 2004. He has wide experience in general commercial litigation with particular focus on domestic and cross-border finance-related litigation, fraud and insolvency matters. He is also involved in international commercial arbitrations and corporate and shareholders’ disputes.
David is a member of the Valuation Review Board under the Ministry of Finance, Singapore. He has also been recently appointed as a member of the Complaints and Disciplinary Panel of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority.
LLB (Hons), King’s College London (1995); LLM, University College London (1999); Barrister, Middle Temple (1996); Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (1997); Solicitor, England & Wales
Lawyer Rankings(Hall of Fame)
Shook Lin & Bok LLP has an illustrious history in insolvency cases, in part thanks to the presence of senior names Sarjit Singh Gill SC and David Chan; the former acted for Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, the single largest creditor of Hin Leong Trading, in the headline collapse of the Hin Leong group of companies. The firm is also making a further impression in cross-border restructurings. Probin Dass is another highly rated insolvency practitioner and Daniel Tan is an emerging talent in restructuring and insolvency.
Shook Lin & Bok LLP‘s reputable disputes practice covers a range of complex contentious matters with a cross border element. The team, led by David Chan, focuses on corporate and commercial, banking and finance, and employment-related disputes. Chan focuses on commercial litigation with specialisations in fraud and insolvency, while Sarjit Singh Gill SC’s international arbitration practice is highly regarded and bolstered by his membership in the SIAC.
Shook Lin & Bok LLP‘s dispute resolution team has a breadth of experience in cross-border arbitration. Practice head David Chan specialises in finance disputes, and is ably supported by Sarjit Singh Gill SC who is popular for international arbitration proceedings involving Indian parties, and Probin Dass and Joseph Tay who focus on shipping and construction disputes, respectively.
- Hall of Fame - Singapore > Restructuring and insolvency: local firms
- Dispute resolution: local firms - Singapore
- Restructuring and insolvency: local firms - Singapore
- International arbitration - Singapore
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets: equity and debt: local firms
- Dispute resolution: local firms
- Investment funds: local firms
- Private wealth and family law – local firms
- Real estate: local firms
- Restructuring and insolvency: local firms
- Corporate and M&A: local firms
- Financial services regulatory: local firms
- Labour and employment: local firms
- TMT: local firms
- International arbitration