CHEN Chi is a Partner in the Commercial & Corporate Disputes Practice.

She has an active Court and arbitration practice with experience in high-value and high-stakes commercial and cross-border disputes. She has represented a variety of clients, from governments to private individuals, in a diverse range of disputes in industries relating to energy, construction and engineering, and hospitality.

Chen Chi graduated from the National University of Singapore, which she represented in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot and the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. She is admitted to the Singapore Bar.

Matters of significance which Chen Chi has been involved in include the following:

  • Acting for the Korean co-licensor / owner of an extremely popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game in a complex ICC arbitration against its Chinese licensee / other co-licensor, which involves multiple parties, multiple contracts as well as multiple legal issues under Korean law, Chinese law and Singapore law.
  • Acting for a major US technology conglomerate in SIAC proceedings, including in emergency arbitrator proceedings, to restrain the sale of retail assets belonging to a listed Indian company.
  • Acted for an Australian mining company in an SIAC arbitration relating to multiple breaches of a joint venture contract for the exploration, development and utilisation of mining tenements in the Philippines.
  • Acted for the estate of a late Indian businessman in various claims relating to a breach of trust, including a successful application for an anti-suit injunction to restrain parallel proceedings in the BVI.
  • Acted for a joint venture (“JV”) party in successfully resisting applications by its partner to wind up companies holding the assets of the JV, which had been set up to develop a mixed retail, hotel and residential development in Singapore..
  • Acted for a PRC investor against a medical aesthetics company and its founder in Singapore Court proceedings in a dispute arising out of misrepresentations relating to a S$30 million share purchase.

Related Practice

  • Commercial & Corporate Disputes