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Three Crowns LLP
6 Battery Road #30-01
Singapore 049909

Singapore > International arbitration Tier 4

The ‘excellent, reliable, efficient and professional legal team’ at Three Crowns LLP represents leading Asian and global companies in complex disputes, with particular expertise in energy, construction, financial services, and the investment treaty sectors. Daryl Chew and Simon Elliot lead the practice, and are commended for their ‘excellent understanding of the commercial issues facing both owners and contractors’.

Practice head(s):

Daryl Chew; Simon Elliot

Other key lawyers:

Shaun Pereira; Penny Martin


‘Three Crowns LLP is very experienced in the international arbitration. They know exactly what they are doing based on their experience. The tell us what needs to be done and even prepare the legal product. this is very helpful for the client since usually we are not familiar with the arbitration process.’

‘Daryl Chew and Shaun Pereira work very well together. They are very experienced and they understand what the client wants. They also prepare the strategy for the clients so that the client can achieve their goals.’

‘The firm tends to use a higher partner to associate ratio than other comparable firms, but the partners are all “working” lawyers and thus bring real value for money to the client. The team have very complementary skills, particularly in respect of complex construction disputes, and there is a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities from both and owner’s and contractor’s perspective.’

‘Both Daryl Chew and Simon Elliott have significant experience of the resolution of disputes in EPC contracts for major energy and infrastructure projects. They also have an excellent understanding of the commercial issues facing both owners and contractors and have are able to develop innovative solutions that present opportunities for amicable settlement while retaining a strong position in the event disputes go to arbitration.’

‘Excellent, reliable, efficient and professional legal team with attention to detail and a commercial, pragmatic approach. Hardworking and responsive team consisting of highly skilled and knowledgeable lawyers with excellent reputation in their field who care about providing high-quality advice and representation in all legal matters.’

‘Simon Elliot and Etienne Vimal du Monteil are outstanding, excellent, efficient and very talented arbitration lawyers. They are problem solvers and original thinkers providing confidence to their clients. They have high expertise and knowledge of all key legal areas delivering quality advice on time, highly collaborative and always available to discuss any issue arising.’

‘The team showed impressive skill in picking up technical engineering concepts that were crucial to the case. The organization inside the legal team was streamlined so each member would we the most efficient. Their efficient use of modern IT infrastructure was also key to efficient tasks distribution.’

‘I was mostly involved with Shaun Pereira who was at the same time able to grasp the technical fine points, but also make sure that we (non-legal people) were able to follow the process and understand the key legal aspects.’

Key clients


Elliot Associates




Guardian Holdings


Work highlights

  • Representing Greek industrial conglomerate Mytilineos in a €500m construction dispute relating to a new hybrid power plant in Algeria.
  • Representing Sacyr in its $1bn treaty claim against the Republic of Panama under the Spain-Panama BIT relating to the Third Set of Locks expansion for the Panama Canal.
Photo Name Position Profile
Daryl Chew photo Daryl Chew Daryl is the managing partner of the firm’s Singapore office. He has…
Simon Elliot photo Simon Elliot Simon, a partner in the Singapore office, provides advice and representation in…
Penny  Martin photo Penny Martin Penny is counsel in the Singapore office. She has substantial experience in…
Shaun Pereira photo Shaun Pereira Shaun, counsel in the Singapore office, has advised and represented States, State-owned…