Shi Jin Chia

Shi Jin Chia


Email [email protected]​

Phone +65 6302 2457

Fax +65 6538 7077

LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

After graduating from law school at King's College London with a First Class Honours, Shi Jin has gained experience on a wide range of multi-jurisdictional contentious matters under major arbitral institutions such as the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) across various industry sectors, including the energy and natural resources, financial institutions and consumer sectors. 

Education and admissions


Bachelor of Laws, King's College London, 2015

Bar admissions and qualifications


Court admissions

Singapore International Commercial Court

Representative experience

Successfully acted as counsel in an English-law governed ICC arbitration seated in London relating to the breaches of sales and purchase agreements.

Successfully acted as counsel in an English-law governed SIAC arbitration against the Singapore subsidiary of a Swiss multinational company relating to breaches of a commodities agreement.

Successfully acted as counsel in an English-law government SIAC arbitration for a Japanese trading house against a French oil major relating to the sale of Middle Eastern crude oil.

Acted as counsel in an English-law governed SIAC arbitration for a Japanese oil major over the sale and purchase of a US$14m stake in a Vietnamese offshore gas block.

Acted as counsel in an Indian-law governed SIAC arbitration in a dispute over alleged breach of warranties in an €83m M&A deal in India.

Successfully acted as counsel for a global luxury hotel group in a Malaysian-law governed UNCITRAL arbitration seated in Hong Kong relating to the repudiation of a hotel management agreement.

Acting as counsel for a multinational investment bank and financial services company in an English-law governed SIAC arbitration to a financial advisory engagement.

Successfully defended a SG$60m claim for abuse of process and malicious prosecution before the Singapore High Court and a five-member Court of Appeal.

Acted for a multinational pharmaceutical company in a multi-jurisdictional dispute involving claims of breach of a worldwide coexistence agreement and trademark infringement.

Acted for a private individual in a shareholder dispute involving claims of minority oppression and the exercise of a put option valued at over $20 million.

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