Chuan Tat Yeo

Mr Yeo Chuan Tat

Senior Lecturer, Law Programmes

School of Law

Tel: +65 6248 0265

Email: Y3R5ZW9Ac3Vzcy5lZHUuc2c=

Educational Qualifications

LL.M., Columbia University School of Law

LL.B., National University of Singapore

Academic and Professional Experience

2021 - Present
Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Singapore University of Social Sciences

Adjunct Faculty, School of Law, Singapore Management University

2016 - 2021
Director, Ascendant Legal LLC (in a Formal Law Alliance with Norton Rose Fulbright (Asia) LLP)

2014 - 2021
Part B Course Facilitator, Singapore Institute of Legal Education

2014 - 2016
Partner, Oon & Bazul LLP

Student Editor, Columbia Law School American Review of International Arbitration

2010 - 2011
Adjunct Tutor, Department of Strategy and Policy, National University of Singapore Business School

2008 - 2014
Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright (Asia) LLP

2006 - 2008
Associate, Chambers of Michael Hwang, S.C.

"Singapore" chapter in Carel J.H. van Lynden (Gen. Ed.), Enforcement of Judgments, Awards & Deeds in Commercial Matters (London: Thomson Reuters, 2013) (co-author: K C Lye)

"Institutional Overreach?", Global Arbitration Review, Vol. 8 Issue 1 (January 2013) (co-author: K C Lye)

"Neither Fish nor Fowl - Legal Status of the Emergency Arbitration under the SIAC 2010 Rules" [2011] 23 SAcLJ 93 (co-author: K C Lye)

Case note on Transocean Offshore International Ventures Ltd v Burgundy Global Exploration Corp [2010] 2 SLR 821 – Singapore Law Watch Commentary, Issue 1/Dec 2010 (co-author: K C Lye)

"Interim Measures in Aid of Foreign Arbitrations: Time for the Deus Ex Machina?" [2009] 21 SAcLJ 429 (co-author: K C Lye)

Chapter "Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards" in M. Pryles and M. Moser (Ed.), The Asian Leading Arbitrators' Guide to International Arbitration (Juris Publishing, 2007) (co-author: Michael Hwang S.C.)


2015 - Present
Attorney and Counselor-at-law, State of New York

2009 - Present
Solicitor, Supreme Court of England & Wales

2006 - Present
Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

2022 - Present
Member, Professional Standards & Ethics Working Group of the Professional Affairs Committee, Singapore Academy of Law

2022 - Present
Member, Programmes Committee, SILE CPD Scheme

2018 - 2021
Member, Practising Certificate and Accountant’s Report Committee, Law Society of Singapore

2014 - 2017
Council Representative, CPD Committee, Law Society of Singapore

2014 - 2017
Council Representative, Social and Welfare Committee, Law Society of Singapore

2014 - 2017
Council Member, Law Society of Singapore

2013 - 2014
Member, Public and International Law Committee, Law Society of Singapore

2012 - 2013
Member, Publications Committee, Law Society of Singapore

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Private Law (including Private International Law)
  • Legal Theory
  • Legal Ethics
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