Paul Tan is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a barrister (Middle Temple) in London. He enjoys a broad commercial practice, specialising in international commercial and investment arbitration as well as arbitration-related court proceedings. He has advised on disputes under ICC, LCIA, LMAA, SIAC, UNCITRAL, ECT and ICSID rules, and his experience includes stints with Essex Court Chambers in London and Lalive in Geneva. Paul commenced his legal career as a law clerk to the Chief Justice of Singapore. Subsequently, he was appointed assistant registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore, hearing interlocutory matters for a wide range of commercial disputes. Since his return to private practice, he has earned praise for his ‘powerful intellect’, ‘extraordinary analytical discipline’ and his ‘wide knowledge and experience of international commercial and investment arbitration’. He holds first class degrees from the National University of Singapore and the University of Oxford and teaches international arbitration internationally. Paul is currently an adjunct lecturer in the Faculty of Law of the University of Tasmania, Australia. He was a member of Singapore’s delegation to the UNCITRAL working group on arbitration, co-chairs the Young International Arbitrators Group (Asia-Pacific), and is an elected member of the Council of the Law Society of Singapore. He publishes widely in his field. His recent contributions include a chapter in Singapore International Arbitration: Law and Practice (Lexis Nexis). He is Singapore’s rapporteur for the forthcoming Asia-Pacific Arbitration Reporter, and is co-authoring the next edition of Mustill & Boyd’s treatise on commercial arbitration.