Jason Chan is a Senior Counsel in the Firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, investigations and arbitration. Jason is also the Co-Head of the Firm’s White Collar & Investigations Practice.
Jason is the current President of the Law Society of Singapore. He serves on various committees of the Singapore Academy of Law, including the Executive Board, Law Reform Committee and Criminal Legal Assistance Steering Committee. Jason also serves as a Specialist Mediator with the Singapore International Mediation Centre.
Jason is recommended by leading ranking publications, including Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation. He was named by Asia Legal Business as one of Southeast Asia’s Top 15 Litigators in 2023. Jason is described as “highly eloquent” and “extremely fast in sizing up any complex issues”. He is the author of the Singapore chapter in numerous publications, including The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Investigations, The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review, and The Global Legal Insights to Bribery & Corruption.
Prior to joining Allen & Gledhill, Jason served as a prosecutor and a judicial officer. He was appointed as an Assistant Registrar and District Judge at the Supreme Court of Singapore. Jason also served as a Deputy Public Prosecutor and State Counsel in the Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore, and as a Justices’ Law Clerk in the Supreme Court of Singapore.
Jason graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) Degree (First Class) in 2002. He received numerous academic prizes as a law student. In 2009, Jason obtained an LL.M. from Columbia University in the City of New York.