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Withers KhattarWong LLP
80 RAFFLES PLACE
UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01
SINGAPORE 048624
Singapore

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration

Position

Partner, Litigation and Arbitration

Career

Having over 30 years of experience in civil and commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Ho Choon’s areas of practice include construction and engineering law, professional negligence, employment law, collective sales, landlord and tenant disputes, contracts, torts and other areas of corporate and commercial law. He is an accredited adjudicator and associate mediator. He has vast experience in all methods of dispute resolution; having been involved in trials in the High Court, appeals before the Court of Appeal, arbitration with the SIAC, ICC, LSAS, mediations with SMC and LCIA as well as adjudications. Many of his Court cases have been reported in the Singapore Law Reports.

He has taught at international arbitration courses in Cambodia under a programme funded by the World Bank, at the Fellowship Assessment Courses conducted by the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, and at the Singapore Institute of Legal Education.

Languages

English

Memberships

Singapore International Mediation Institute

Singapore Institute of Arbitrators

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Asia International Arbitration Centre

Law Society Arbitration Scheme

Singapore International Arbitration Centre

ICC Singapore Arbitration Group

Russian Arbitration Center

Singapore Mediation Centre

Accredited Adjudicator under Building Construction Industry Security of Payment Act

Law Society Neutral Evaluation and Determination Scheme

Automobile Association of Singapore

Society of Construction Law

Society of Mediation Professionals (Singapore)

Law Society of Singapore

Education

National University of Singapore, LL.B (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Dispute resolution: local firms

Withers KhattarWong LLP has real dispute resolution pedigree through a number of senior and established practitioners within the team. It has an especially strong record in financial institutions disputes and is a growing presence in the broader commercial litigation sphere and in white-collar crime matters. Deborah Barker SC is hugely experienced, while Ushan PremaratneChia Ho Choon and Justin Yip are also key names