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Francis Xavier SC

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

Band 2

Francis Xavier SC has experience before the SICC and the Court of Appeal, acting on cross-border disputes concerning alleged breach of obligations. One market source attests to his well-honed skills in court: "He is an excellent litigator and brilliant cross-examiner and has good market reputation."
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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration - Singapore

Band 5

Francis Xavier SC is a well-respected lawyer who acts in commercial and investor-state arbitrations. He is well versed in shareholder and construction disputes.
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Francis is the Regional Head of Dispute Resolution and was appointed Senior Counsel in January 2009.

He is actively involved in cross-border commercial disputes in the areas of corporate banking, property, financial and investment related claims. He is currently acting in several cases before the Singapore International Court including representing an Australian energy entity in a very substantial dispute against an Indonesian conglomerate, being the very first case to be heard before the SICC.

He also practices in the principal areas of international and treaty arbitration and cross-border commercial litigation. He focuses on corporate, commercial and investment disputes, and specialises in aviation law.

He is a Chartered Arbitrator and is on the arbitrator panels of several leading arbitral institutions. He is the immediate past global President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the immediate Past President of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. He is the General Editor of two major publications - “Civil Litigation in Singapore” (Sweet & Maxwell, 2017) and “Arbitration in Singapore: A Practical Guide” (2nd Edition, Sweet & Maxwell, 2018).

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