OH Sheng Loong Frank is a Partner in the Banking & Financial Disputes Practice.

His main areas of practice involve litigation and arbitration across a wide range of matters including commercial, corporate, banking, cross-border trade, and investment disputes; and insolvency and restructuring.

Frank is an accredited mediator at the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) and sits on the panel of mediators at the SMC and the State Courts. Frank is also on the SMC's panel of mediation coaches, and regularly trains participants at SMC's mediation courses and workshops.

Frank is a regular tutor in the preparatory course for the Singapore Bar Examinations run by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education, where he teaches modules on civil litigation, insolvency and file management, and conducts advocacy and mediation workshops.

Frank graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2012, and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2013.

Matters of significance in which Frank has been involved in include advising / acting for the following:

  • South African investors against the Kingdom of Lesotho's application to set aside an investment treaty arbitral award finding the State liable for denial of justice in relation to its role in the shuttering of the Southern African Development Community Tribunal, and in a related investment treaty arbitration against the State for expropriation of diamond mining licences leading to claims in excess of US$1.8 billion.
  • A State against a global diversified metals and mining company listed on the London Stock Exchange in an investment treaty arbitration concerning a tax dispute that is valued in excess of US$3 billion.
  • Cayman Islands and Indonesian entities in the arbitration of a dispute over a joint venture for the development and operation of various tollway projects in the Philippines and involving claims in excess of US$1 billion.
  • The Astro media group in relation to the enforcement of arbitral awards for US$250 million from an international arbitration concerning a proposed joint venture for satellite pay TV services in Indonesia, which have given rise to novel and complex issues in various jurisdictions.
  • The Scheme Administrator in the scheme of arrangement under section 210 of the Companies Act between Glory Wealth Shipping Pte Ltd and the Company’s creditors (which restructures an estimated US$946 million of the Company's debt), and in the cross-border enforcement of the scheme in Belgium.
  • The Comptroller of Income Tax in Singapore court proceedings for damages and restitution of substantial tax refunds obtained by a wholly-owned subsidiary of a Malaysian public listed company through a complex tax avoidance arrangement.

Related Practices

  • Banking & Financial Disputes