Eversheds Harry Elias expands International Arbitration practice

Eversheds Harry Elias expands International Arbitration practice
02 Sep 2019

Eversheds Harry Elias, the Singapore office of global law firm, Eversheds Sutherland, has promoted Shaun Leong to Partner.

Shaun was an Of Counsel in the International Arbitration team. He advises domestic and international organisations on complex cross border commercial disputes with a particular focus on clients in the energy, financial services and technology sectors.

Prior to joining Eversheds Harry Elias in 2018, Shaun worked with other leading international firms. He also served as a Magistrate and Assistant Registrar of the Singapore Supreme Court. Shaun is an accredited International Arbitrator of the Federation of Integrated Conflict Management and a contributing author to the “White Book” (Singapore Civil Procedure), “Chitty on Contracts”, and “Singapore International Arbitration Law and Practice.”

Francis Goh, Head of International Arbitration at Eversheds Harry Elias, commented:

“Shaun’s experience is well-suited to advising our global and regional clients. These organisations expect strategic advice from senior lawyers who have a detailed understanding of their business and the commercial challenges they face. Shaun’s promotion is entirely aligned to this strategy.”

Philip Fong, Managing Partner at Eversheds Harry Elias, noted:

“Shaun’s promotion reinforces our reputation as one of the leading Singapore and regional disputes teams. Singapore is a major arbitration and business centre and I am confident that Eversheds Harry Elias will continue to play a prominent role in the city’s success."

Stephen Kitts, Asia Managing Partner, Eversheds Sutherland, added:

“Since joining Eversheds Sutherland over two years ago, Eversheds Harry Elias has become an integral part of our global offering. The firm has played a central role in the development of Singapore as the leading financial, commercial and legal centre in South East Asia. Following his promotion, Shaun is now a part of that progressive and proud legacy.”

For more information, please contact our Business Development Manager, Ricky Soetikno, at rickysoetikno@eversheds-harryelias.com.

Contact: 

Shaun Leong

Partner
International Arbitration
T: 
+65 6361 9369
F: 
+65 6438 0550
E: 
ShaunLeong@eversheds-harryelias.com
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