Daren is the head of competition and antitrust at Allen & Gledhill LLP. He is a competition law specialist and his practice covers antitrust litigation, international cartels, merger control and sectoral competition regimes.

In 2012, Daren was named one of the world’s most talented competition lawyers under the age of 40 in the Global Competition Review ‘40 under 40’, and in 2013 considered by the Who’s Who Legal 100 to be ‘very skilled’ and ‘one of the finest antitrust lawyers in the region’.

Daren has worked in London and Brussels competition practices on European Commission and Office of Fair Trading matters. He presently sits on the Competition Roundtable of the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS), and has been appointed Singapore’s first non-governmental adviser at the International Competition Network (ICN).

He has also advised parties on the first international cartel investigation by the CCS, and on the only abuse-of-dominance appeal to Singapore’s Competition Appeal Board.

Daren is also a commissioned trainer of the high-level ASEAN Experts Group on Competition (AEGC), and has unparalleled experience in competition law and policy in South East Asia.

Daren graduated on the Dean’s List of the National University of Singapore, and is a district councillor of the Central Singapore District.