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International Arbitration; Litigation & Dispute Resolution; Restructuring & Insolvency


Sarjit Singh Gill has extensive experience in a broad range of litigation and arbitration matters, with a special focus on corporate and commercial disputes, banking-related disputes, shareholders’ disputes, professional negligence and fraud. He also has an active international arbitration practice, having been involved in a significant number of complex arbitrations in Singapore and abroad. Notably, Sarjit has acted both for and against Indian parties in international arbitration matters.

With more than 40 years of experience, Sarjit is also involved in many domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters, some of which are significant and high profile in nature. His clients include insolvency practitioners (liquidators, judicial managers, administrators, etc), accounting firms, financial institutions and non-bank creditors.

Sarjit is a board member of the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, non-executive director of Heliconia Capital Management Pte Ltd and has served on the Board of the Central Provident Fund from 2012 to 2018. He is a member of the Life Imprisonment Review Board, The President’s Pleasure Review Board, Long Imprisonment Review Board and MAS Appeal Advisory Panel. He has also been appointed to serve as a member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Panel of Arbitrators and has served as a member of the Singapore International Mediation Centre Specialist Mediator Panel (Singapore) from 2020 to 2022.


English, Malay, Hindi, Punjabi


Senior Counsel, Supreme Court of Singapore (since 1998)
Solicitor, England & Wales, 2003
Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore, 1977
LLB (Hons), University of Singapore, 1976

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Restructuring and insolvency: local firms

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Sarjit Singh Gill, SCShook Lin & Bok LLP

Shook Lin & Bok LLP’s well-established practice advises on the full range of matters, from distressed M&A, divestment of assets and debt restructurings to liquidations, bankruptcies, receiverships, judicial management and schemes of arrangement. Noted for its cross-border capability, the multi-disciplinary team has demonstrable experience advising lenders and creditors, and is well-placed to draw on the expertise of other departments in the firm. Highly-regarded Sarjit Singh Gill, SC jointly leads the team alongside David Chan, who stands out for his experience in domestic and cross-border insolvencies. ‘Fantastic operatorDaniel Tan is another key contact in the group.

Singapore > Dispute resolution

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Sarjit Singh Gill SCShook Lin & Bok LLP