Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
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.