Speaker details

The Fundamentals of International Legal Business Practice

15 Feb 2017

Trident Hotel, Mumbai, India

Speaker information

Steven Y H Lim


Steven is an arbitrator and barrister. He has over 110 appointments as presiding, sole, co-arbitrator and emergency arbitrator, seated in Singapore, England, USA, India, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. He is a member of the English and Singapore bars and is also instructed as lead counsel in arbitrations. Steven has extensive experience with SIAC, ICC, ICDR, SCMA, KCAB, UNCITRAL Rules, and ad hoc cases involving Indo-Pacific jurisdictions and farther afield, and is on the SIAC, HKIAC, ICDR, KCAB, JCAA, CIETAC panels, amongst many others. Steven is recommended in legal directories – “he manages cases very well, instilled confidence in the parties and demonstrates confidence, competence and ability in dealing with case”, “his awards are well-reasoned and clear”, “all the representatives and parties came away thinking they got a very good and fair hearing”, “he is very good at getting to gripes with legal areas”, “an outstanding up-and-coming superstar with a nice and sensible manner”, “a highly respected figure across the gamut of APAC-related commercial disputes”, and “an excellent counsel with excellent understanding of law and great commercial insight”. He has extensive experience with disputes and parties from across the world including Singapore, India, PRC, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Mongolia, Peru, Sri Lanka, Nepal, USA, Australia, Russia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, UK, Netherlands, Italy, Germany and Switzerland. He has experience with a broad range of commercial disputes covering private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, share options, agency, internet gaming, licensing, hotel management, coal, mineral, agricultural commodities and trading contracts, mining, oil and gas, energy, offshore engineering, ship and rig building, and construction projects.


International commercial arbitrations in India - the road not taken

Wednesday 15 February (1400 - 1530)

Trident Hotel, Nariman Point