01 Apr 2015

Tan Chuan Thye SC Joins Rajah & Tann Singapore

We are pleased to announce that Tan Chuan Thye SC has joined our firm as a Partner in the Appeals and Issues Practice with effect from 1 April 2015.

Chuan Thye has a broad commercial, corporate and financial dispute resolution practice as lead counsel in various court and arbitration proceedings. The practice has a wide geographical scope and he represents a range of domestic and international entities. He has been recognised by leading publications – such as Chambers Global – in the field of dispute resolution work, in particular that he is “extremely bright” and a “great advocate, very sharp and good at strategising”.

Apart from his work as lead counsel, Chuan Thye has sat on a significant number of arbitration proceedings both as sole arbitrator and as part of a tribunal. He is on the panel of arbitrators of the ICC, the SIAC and the KLRAC.

In addition, Chuan Thye is recognised as a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer and is a fellow of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore.

Chuan Thye takes an active role in the Singapore legal profession and sits on various committees of the Singapore Academy of Law, and serves as a member of disciplinary tribunals established under the Singapore Legal Profession Act to consider complaints against lawyers practising in Singapore. He is also on the LASCO panel for counsel for capital case proceedings.

He contributes the chapters on lending and security in Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore (Vol. 12) on Banking and Finance, on liquidation in the “Law and Practice of Corporate Insolvency” (2005), on sureties in the "Law Relating to Specific Contracts in Singapore" (Thomson, 2010), on the enforcement of awards in “International Arbitration Checklists” (2nd Edn, Juris Publications, 2009), and on setting aside awards in “Arbitration in Singapore: A Practical Guide” (Sweet & Maxwell, 2014).

Chuan Thye can be reached at chuan.thye.tan@rajahtann.com.


Date of Story: 1 April 2015