Derric Yeoh
Derric Yeoh is a Partner in the Disputes and Specialist Practice, and Head of the International Arbitration and Litigation team.

His areas of expertise are in corporate commercial, banking, construction, energy, pharmaceutical, intellectual property, commodities, international trade, sports, insolvency, technology, cryptocurrency, and ESG disputes.

Derric’s practice focuses on complex, multi-jurisdictional, and high value international arbitrations and litigations. He has represented clients in investor-state, commercial, and sports arbitrations, and is experienced in arbitrations from both a common law and civil law perspective. He is very familiar with arbitrations administered under the following arbitral institution rules: SIAC, ICC, HKIAC, LCIA, AIAC, CIETAC, CAS, SCC, ICSID, and UNCITRAL.

Derric previously practised at a leading Swiss law firm and a top US firm. He was also instructed counsel in BOK v BOL & BOM [2017] SGHC 316, which is the seminal case on the applicability of the doctrine of unconscionability in Singapore, and was involved in the banking dispute case of EFG Bank AG, Singapore Branch v Surewin Worldwide [2021] SGHC 227.

Derric’s articles have been published in the Journal of International Arbitration, the Singapore Arbitration Journal, and the Kluwer Arbitration Blog, among others. He has also spoken at various international conferences (such as the IBA Annual Conference) with prominent speakers such as Lord Briggs of the United Kingdom Supreme Court, on a variety of topics including blockchain arbitration, investor-state arbitration arising from the Belt and Road Initiative, and legal profession wellness.

Derric was an elected Council Member of the Law Society of Singapore from 2020-2021 and is a member of the Young Lawyers Committee, International Relations Committee, and Civil Practice Committee. He is also the assistant editor of the Singapore Arbitration Journal and E-Sports Convenor of the Sports Committee.

Derric graduated with an LL.B. (Hons.) (1st), from the University of Manchester.
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