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Andre Yeap SC

Singapore, Singapore Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution: LitigationDispute Resolution: Arbitration
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Dispute Resolution: Litigation - Singapore

Band 3

Andre Yeap SC has acted on cross-border issues before the High Court, including arbitral enforcement relating to investment treaties and against sovereign states. A market source says he "has a very good reputation" and also notes his activity in the construction space.
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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration - Singapore

Band 3

Andre Yeap SC is recognised as "a very good lawyer" and is "one of the leaders at the firm," according to sources. He has defended breach of contract arbitrations for sovereign states and also sits as an arbitrator.
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Senior Partner Andre Yeap SC oversees the Disputes practice and heads the International Arbitration practice. He specialises in a broad range of cross-border corporate, commercial, construction and insolvency-related disputes and also sits as an arbitrator. Andre acted in various billion-dollar international arbitration disputes including state-investor arbitrations, oil concessions, steel plants, failed port ventures, gold and coal mines and led some of the region’s largest insolvencies, including Lehman Brothers and MF Global. Andre has dealt with disputes relating not only to Singapore law, but also Indonesian law, Thai law, Malaysian law, Indian law, Philippines law, Japanese law, Chinese law and Hong Kong law, amongst others, before numerous arbitration bodies, including, ICC, PCA, SIAC, HKIAC, JCAA, AAA and LCIA. Notably, Andre was party to the formation of the Singapore International Commercial Court and is consistently named as a leading individual in numerous legal publications. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and also sits as an arbitrator. He also sits on the board of the Esplanade, the Energy Market Authority and the Competition Appeal Board and was previously Deputy Chairman of the Income Tax Board of Review in Singapore.

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Trends and Developments

International Arbitration 2021 in Singapore

Authors: Andre Yeap SC, Kelvin Poon, Alessa Pang

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International Arbitration 2021 in Singapore

Authors: Andre Yeap, Kelvin Poon, Alessa Pang

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