Daren Shiau, PBM, is a leading regional competition law specialist whose practice covers antitrust litigation, international cartels and merger control. He is co-head of the firm’s corporate and commercial department, and competition and antitrust practice.
A pioneering competition law specialist in Singapore and ASEAN with unparalleled antitrust experience in South-East Asia, Daren has been cited as ‘the most highly nominated practitioner’, ‘Singapore’s top competition lawyer’, ‘a real expert according to rivals’, and one of the ‘finest lawyers in the region’ by Who’s Who Legal.
He has successfully advised on more than 70 per cent of Singapore’s merger control cases, acted for the successful amnesty applicant of Singapore’s first global cartel decision, the successful leniency applicant to its second one, and defended parties in 100 per cent. of Singapore’s international cartel decisions to date.
Daren has also worked on multiple landmark abuse of dominance cases to-date, including the first appeal to the Competition Appeal Board.
A commissioned trainer of the high-level ASEAN Experts Group On Competition, Daren is a principal examiner on competition law for the Singapore Institute of Legal Education’s foreign practitioners examinations, and the Singapore Bar examinations. He is also Singapore’s first appointed non-governmental adviser at the International Competition Network.