Daniel CHAN is a Partner in the Banking & Financial Disputes Practice.

His main practice areas are banking & trade finance disputes, insolvency & restructuring, corporate fraud, investigations & asset recovery, financial services regulatory, commercial & corporate disputes, shareholder litigation, tort & contractual claims and domestic & international arbitration.

Daniel is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law and the Law Society of Singapore. He was placed 6th in his class in the 2009 Singapore Bar Examinations. Daniel is also a recipient of the Singapore Academy of Law Overseas Attachment Awards (2016/2017).

Daniel is a regular tutor at the Preparatory Course leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations run by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education, where he teaches modules on insolvency and arbitration, and conducts advocacy workshops.

Daniel graduated from the National University of Singapore and is admitted to the Singapore Bar. He is a Fellow of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore.

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

  • Advising Deloitte, the liquidators of Singapore Flyer Pte. Ltd., on various issues arising out of the liquidation of the company.
  • Successfully acting for BVI and Cyprus incorporated companies in an arbitration claim against Indonesian coal mining companies seeking an annulment of the sale and purchase of three Indonesian coal mining companies with claims valued over US$185 million.
  • Acting for Korea Line Corporation which is one of the largest shipping companies in Korea in its application for a stay of proceedings to prevent the arrest and seizure of its vessels calling on Singapore during the restructuring of its approximately S$600 million debt through parallel schemes of arrangement and rehabilitation proceedings in Singapore and Korea.
  • Acting for Motorola Solutions Credit Company LLC in its bid to enforce a US$2.65 billion U.S. Court judgment in Singapore against members of a prominent Turkish family for a massive fraud perpetuated against Motorola.
  • Acting for the liquidator of an insolvent subsidiary of a public-listed Indian company on matters arising out of the liquidation and representing the subsidiary in a High Court Suit involving complex multimillion dollar claims against its Indian parent company and directors.
  • Acting for OPENNET Pte. Ltd. in an application for judicial review against The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore ("IDA") in relation to various decisions by the IDA arising from the construction and rollout of the Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network, a S$750 million Singapore government funded intelligent nation 2015 master plan project for a nationwide fibre network.

Related Practices

  • Banking & Financial Disputes