Nicholas focuses on commercial litigation and international arbitration. 

His practice encompasses a broad spectrum of corporate disputes covering various industries, from hospitality, industrial & manufacturing, energy & resources to construction, engineering & infrastructure projects. He represents a wide range of regional and multinational clients and state-owned entities. Being proficient in English and Mandarin, he also acts for Chinese clients.

Nicholas regularly appears in international arbitrations seated across Asia and further abroad such as Geneva, London, Madrid and Mauritius.

Prior to joining Allen & Gledhill, Nicholas practiced in the Singapore office of one of the largest international law firms. Further, he was selected for placement under the Supreme Court’s Young Amicus Curiae Scheme. Prior to that, he participated and was ranked in various international and local advocacy competitions.

Nicholas currently serves as a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Law Society of Singapore.

Work Highlights

  • Acted as lead counsel for a local subsidiary of a global technology leader in diversified power management solutions in an HKIAC arbitration seated in Hong Kong against its Thai distributor under a licencing agreement.
  • Representing an ex-director of a company in liquidation against claims exceeding S$350 million for alleged breaches of fiduciary, contractual and/or statutory duties.