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Lawrence G S BOO (Singapore)

Current Positions:

Deputy Chairman, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)
Resident, The Arbitration Chambers
Visiting Professor, Wuhan University School of Law (China)
Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, NUS
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Bond University (Australia)
District Judge, Singapore

Experience in Arbitration/ADR

Sat as arbitrator in more than 160 commercial disputes, more than 70 % of these are international. In most instances, acted as the sole or presiding arbitrator.
Conducted arbitrations both locally and abroad under institutional rules of the ICC, SIAC, China International Economic Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and UNCITRAL Rules as well as ad hoc arbitrations
Mediated over 60 disputes with over 75% success

International Affiliations:

American Arbitration Association (AAA) New York,
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC),
China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC),
Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC),
Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB)
Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA)
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC).

Academic Involvement:
Speaks regularly at many international arbitration events and has taught over 30 training workshops and courses on arbitration practice and mediation techniques.
Published many articles on arbitration and dispute resolution. Most recent works include:

“Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore Volume 2 – Arbitration” (Lexis-Nexis 1998 and 2003 Re-issue)
Chapter on Singapore in the book “International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration” (Kluwer 1996 and 2002 Supplement);
“Modifications, Changes  and additions Made by States Adopting the UNCITRAL Model Law on international Commercial Arbitration”– published by UNCITRAL-SIAC (2006);
Chapter on ‘Arbitration’ in Annual Review of Singapore Cases 2006 – published by Singapore Academy of Law ( August 2007); and
“Appointment of Arbitrators”, The Asian Leading Arbitrator’s Guide to International Arbitration – published by JurisNet LLC, New York (October 2007).

Languages: Chinese and English.


The Arbitration Chambers
133, Cecil Street #06-02 l,
Keck Seng Tower
Singapore 069535

Tel: +65 6538127
Fax: +65 65381727
Email: lawboo@arbiter.com.sg;  lawrenceboo@siac.org.sg