Jiaxiang is a Director and the co-head of the firm’s International Arbitration practice group.
Jiaxiang brings over a decade of experience in representing multinational corporations, governments, state-owned entities, funds and financial institutions in their most sensitive and complex disputes. Jiaxiang’s experience spans a wide range of industries, including energy, telecommunications, oil and gas, steel, commodities, pharmaceuticals, water and chemical processing, signal and defence technology, but he has special expertise in matters involving complex technical engineering and construction issues.
Jiaxiang’s clients and peers have described him as “impressive” and an “excellent lawyer who is incredibly bright and has a fantastically sharp mind”.
After graduating from the National University of Singapore with First Class Honours, Jiaxiang served as a Justices’ Law Clerk in the Supreme Court of Singapore, and later became an Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court. Jiaxiang then joined one of the leading firms in Singapore, where he was an Associate Director until 2015.
He was appointed as amicus curiae by the Supreme Court of Singapore in the landmark decision of the Court of Appeal in relation to sentencing considerations for causing death by a negligent act.
Jiaxiang is fluent in English and Mandarin.