The UNCITRAL Model Law after Twenty-Five Years: Global Perspectives on International Commercial Arbitration - Chapter 9 - The UNCITRAL Model Law and the Pro-arbitration Approach: Judicial Internationalism and International Interpretation -- The Singapore Experience

Quentin Loh
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34 pages
August, 2013
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Quentin Loh is a Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Singapore (appointed on September 1, 2009) and a Supreme Court Judge (appointed on 1 June 2010). Prior to his joining the bench, he was the Deputy Managing Partner of Rajah & Tann LLP from December 2003 to August 12, 2009. He was a key member of its international arbitration group as well as head of the Construction & Projects and Insurance and Reinsurance practice groups. Prior to joining Rajah & Tann in 2001 as a member of its Executive Committee, he was Managing Partner of Cooma, Lau & Loh, a firm he co-founded in 1978. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 1999. Besides appearing as counsel in numerous domestic and international arbitrations, Mr. Loh has also sat as arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations. Until his appointment as a Judicial Commissioner, he was also a founding director of Maxwell Chambers, a dedicated building in Singapore for holding arbitrations.