Biography

Shaun is a Supervising Associate in the Dispute Resolution practice at JWS Asia Law Corporation, the constituent Singapore law practice of Simmons & Simmons JWS. He is presently the lead associate of the "extremely responsive and very knowledgeable" employment team (Tier 2 - Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2017).

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and sits on the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration's (KLRCA) Panel for Arbitrators and for Domain Name Dispute Resolution. He has written extensively on, been interviewed and quoted on international arbitration, Singapore employment law, data protection and cybersecurity.

Shaun's practice includes regularly advising and representing domestic and international clients in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) and financial markets space in dispute resolution strategy and arbitration. He advises and represents clients in arbitration and Singapore court litigation (including Singapore International Commercial Court proceedings) involving complex transnational commercial disputes with significant regulatory and compliance exposure.

Shaun has assisted, advised and represented domestic and international clients in the financial markets, TMT, oil & gas, energy, domestic security, real estate and construction industry on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious corporate and commercial matters.

He has also advised and represented clients on cross-border restructuring & insolvency exercises within the region and has conducted several compliance and investigatory exercises involving, inter alia, breaches of the FCPA, UK Anti-Bribery Act and other foreign anti-corruption legislation.

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Contact details

Shaun.Lee@simmons-simmons.com

Areas of Practice

Arbitration
  • Year Qualified

    2009

    Education

    LL.B, National University of Singapore, 2008
    Diploma in International Arbitration (CIArb, 2015)

    Memberships

    Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
    Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
    Law Society of Singapore