Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Speaker information

Swee Yen Koh SC


Swee Yen's practice focuses on complex, high-value and multi-jurisdictional disputes involving asset recovery, commodities, energy, fraud, infrastructure, international trade, joint ventures, transport and technology. She is highly recommended in leading legal publications, and recognised as a Global Elite Thought Leader in Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2024, a Thought Leader in Who's Who Legal: Commercial Litigation 2024 and a global leader in Asset Recovery 2023 and Southeast Asia 2022: Energy. She was awarded Litigation Lawyer of the Year at The Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards 2023 and Woman Lawyer of the Year (Law Firm) at the ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2021. Regarded as the "go-to disputes lawyer in Singapore", Swee Yen is described as "exceptional", "in a league of her own", "an especially good courtroom advocate", "brilliant, decisive and fearless". Known to "always bring her A-game to everything she does and someone you want in your corner in a life or death situation", sources also praise her for a "keen sense of strategy" and "great ability to quickly grasp her clients' perspective and understand their commercial issues".


Tools and tricks of the trade: how to enhance the costs and efficiency of arbitration practice

Wednesday 11 October (1430 - 1545)

Parkside Ballroom 1, Convention Centre, Level 2


Changes in national law and their role for promoting alternative dispute resolution (ADR)

Thursday 12 October (0930 - 1230)

Room C3.4, Convention Centre, Level 3

Session Co-Chair