Daniel Chua

Daniel Chua

Daniel is a senior associate at Peter & Kim in Singapore, specialising in cross-border dispute resolution with a particular focus on international commercial and investment treaty arbitration. Daniel is experienced in resolving disputes in common law and civil law jurisdictions primarily in the energy, hotels, infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, mining, professional services and telecommunications sectors, as well as disputes involving elements of public international law, sanctions and ESG. Daniel advises and represents states, state-owned entities and multinational corporations in disputes arbitrated under various institutional rules (including AIAC, BANI, DIAC, HKIAC, ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, SIAC and VIAC). Daniel has also represented clients in arbitration-related litigation before national courts, including on staying litigation proceedings, obtaining interim measures in aid of arbitration, and challenging and enforcing arbitral awards in domestic courts. He also regularly advises and represents multinational corporations in government investigations and internal investigations. Daniel is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and an Accredited Tribunal Secretary at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. He is also a Member of the Asia Pacific Sub-Committee of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations, and Member of the Asian International Arbitration Centre’s Young Practitioners Group Investment Arbitration Committee. Daniel is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and is an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (non-practising). Daniel writes regularly on international arbitration, private international law and foreign investment law in Malaysia, and is a co-author of the first book on “Commercial Conflict of Laws in Malaysia” (Sweet & Maxwell 2022).

Publications

Commercial Litigation and Cross-border Enforcement | 5mos

Chapter: South Korea

The Commercial Litigation and Cross-border Enforcement Law Over Borders Comparative Guide provides a highly practical and up-to-date overview of the litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution landscape in some of the key international dispute resolution jurisdictions. Written by expe...

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