Mark Lee | Singapore | Hogan Lovells

Mark Lee

Senior Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Languages

English, Chinese, Hokkien

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Mark Lee
Lee Mark
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Deals with legal challenges directly, succinctly and with the knowledge and confidence of a lawyer twice his age.

ALB Singapore Rising Stars, 2023

Mark Lee is an international arbitration practitioner who handles complex cross-border commercial disputes under leading institutional rules including the LCIA, ICC and SIAC rules.

Mark's practice focuses on large construction, infrastructure and energy disputes, often with an international element. He regularly advises project owners and contractors on the full range of contentious issues in construction such as defects, delays, and other quantum-related claims. Mark has handled disputes relating to commercial and residential buildings, airports, powerplants, data centres, and public sector works, and has a deep understanding of both the technical and commercial challenges faced by various stakeholders which allows him to provide holistic and commercially sensible solutions to his clients. Mark is currently acting for the employers of two of the largest offshore wind projects in Asia and is advising on disputes arising from BoP, TSA and OMSA contracts worth several hundred million Euros each.

Aside from his construction-focused practice, Mark has also acted in a broad range of cross-border commercial disputes including M&A, logistics and intellectual property disputes. Recently, Mark acted for the buyer consortium in a dispute relating to the purchase of shares worth US$ 1.5 billion. He also represented a major multinational electronics company as the Respondent in a US$14 million SIAC arbitration relating to royalty payments under an ODM contract.

Mark is an experienced advocate, having appeared in all levels of the Singapore courts before he joined the firm. He won awards for his written and oral advocacy in major international mooting competitions and continues to enjoy conducting advocacy in practice. Mark is a member of the CIArb (Singapore) and the Society of Construction Law (Singapore). 

quote mark

Deals with legal challenges directly, succinctly and with the knowledge and confidence of a lawyer twice his age.

ALB Singapore Rising Stars, 2023

Representative experience

Advising a major offshore wind employer during the construction of the project on high value disputes arising from BoP, TSA, and OMSA contracts each valued at several hundred million Euros.

Advising a major offshore wind employer in disputes arising from preferred supplier agreements (PSAs) for the project each worth several hundred million Euros. 

Representing a buyer consortium in a New York law governed dispute arising from the sale of shares worth US$1.5 billion. 

Acting as counsel in a Singapore-seated ICC arbitration for a major South Korean MNC against a major Taiwanese ODM manufacturer in relation to royalties worth US$ 14 million.

Representing a major European PE Fund in a EUR 15 million dispute against a former employee in Singapore. 

Acting as counsel in a Singapore-seated SIAC arbitration for a major supermarket chain in its dispute against a warehouse service provider in relation to claims under a logistics services agreement.*

Acting as counsel for a global owner-operator of data centres in a dispute against its M&E consultant relating to the design and construction of a major data centre in Singapore.*

Acting as counsel in a Singapore-seated ICC arbitration involving claims for delay, acceleration and L&E arising from the construction of a Combined Cycle Gast Turbine (CCGT) powerplant in Singapore.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

Credentials

Education
  • LL.M., London School of Economics and Political Science, 2017
  • LL.B., London School of Economics and Political Science, 2016
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Singapore
Court admissions
  • Singapore International Commercial Court
Memberships
  • CIArb (Associate)
  • Society of Construction Law (Singapore)

Recognition

ALB Singapore Rising Stars

Asian Legal Business

2023