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Maurice Burke


Maurice Burke
Practice Group

Maurice Burke heads our regional Dispute Resolution practice. Widely recognised as one of the leading dispute practitioners in his field, Maurice has advised a broad range of multinational clients on successful strategies that meet their commercial goals. With over 20 years of experience in Asia, Maurice understands the market, his clients' regional problems, and how to solve them.

Maurice represents clients in dispute resolution, investigation, and contentious regulatory matters across the region, including in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines.

Maurice has particular knowledge in highly regulated sectors including financial services, oil and gas, mining, and telecommunications.

Adept at commercial litigation as well as arbitration and anti-corruption investigations, he is widely celebrated as "a pure disputes practitioner paying close attention to Indonesia and the region."

Chambers Asia Pacific, 2017

Education and admissions


  • Bachelor of Laws, The University of Queensland, 1992
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland, 1988


  • Associate member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitration (SIARB)
  • Registered Foreign Arbitrator in BANI Arbitration Center Indonesia
  • Was seated on Board of Directors for Maxwell Chambers

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Hong Kong
  • Queensland

Court admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • Queensland


Dispute Resolution - International Firms (Indonesia)

Chambers Asia-Pacific


Ranked for International Arbitration

Legal 500 Asia Pacific


Recommended Lawyer for International Arbitration

Asia Pacific Legal 500

2008 -2013

Leading Individual for Dispute Resolution/International Arbitration (Singapore)

Chambers Asia


Local Disputes Star for Singapore - Benchmark Litigation


Litigation Star for International Arbitration, Asia Pacific - Benchmark Litigation

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