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Swee Siang Boey

Boey Swee Siang has extensive cross-border litigation and international arbitration experience, representing clients from multiple jurisdictions in high-value and complex disputes.

Swee Siang has around 25 years of experience in advising and representing clients in high value commercial and corporate disputes. His areas of expertise include contractual and tortious claims, including construction, defamation, professional negligence and employment disputes. Swee Siang’s practice also encompasses insolvency and restructuring. He has acted as lead counsel in numerous cases in the State Courts as well as the Supreme Court of Singapore, and he has appeared on various occasions before the Court of Appeal which is the highest court in the jurisdiction.

In addition, he has represented clients as counsel in domestic as well as international arbitrations conducted under various institutional rules, such as SIAC, ICC, LCIA and Swiss Rules of Arbitration. He has also been involved in ad hoc arbitration proceedings applying the UNCITRAL Rules. His clients include large multinational companies in various sectors, including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, multi-media and broadcasting, sports, logistics, construction, international airlines and energy.

In 2014, Swee Siang received the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award in the Arbitration category for Singapore, and was recognised as an Acritas Star Lawyer in 2017.

Swee Siang is ranked as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific.

Swee Siang is qualified as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. He is based in Singapore and practises out of Premier Law LLC.

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  • “He is extremely well versed in all matters we have consulted him on. He is professional, accessible and practical. He listens well, thinks through various solutions and then offers his advice and counsel. I would trust him with my life and have" - Litigation Star - Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022 edition
  • "He listens, contemplates and responds with pragmatic and accurate advice and solutions.” - Litigation Star - Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022 edition