Tong Chuan is a partner of AQUINAS LAW ALLIANCE LLP and is Head of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He was also previously, the Head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department at Tan Peng Chin LLC.
Tong Chuan was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law in England & Wales in 1991, as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1992, as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2001 and as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 2017. He was also admitted as a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators in 2016.
Tong Chuan has practised in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. He specializes in litigation and dispute resolution. His areas of practice include arbitration, construction, commercial and contractual disputes, banking, insolvency and liquidation, shareholders’ disputes, insurance, intellectual property, real property & leases, contentious & non-contentious probate, family law and civil matters, amongst others.
Tong Chuan has acted for the governments of various countries and multi-national companies in many notable cases, including landmark decisions touching on the sovereignty of Taiwan, the applicability in Singapore of the double-actionability rule in tort (in conflict of laws) and the definition of ‘materiality’ and ‘accident’ in insurance law, for example.