Christopher CHUAH heads the Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering Practice and is a Partner in the China Practice. His main areas of practice encompass both front-end drafting/advice and construction disputes, both litigation and arbitration. Christopher has acted as leading counsel in numerous reported landmark cases on construction law and also for subcontractors, main contractors and developers in numerous arbitration disputes both domestic and international. He has authored various books on building and construction law and is one of the General Editors of the Singapore Construction Adjudication Review.
Christopher is a legal advisor to the Singapore Contractors Association Limited, as well as a member of the Committee for International Construction and Building Contracts. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, as well as the Chartered Institute of Building. He has also been appointed to the Singapore International Arbitration Centre's Main Panel of Arbitrators and is also on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA). Christopher is an accredited adjudicator under the Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B), who is part of the first group of such appointments. He is a member of the Construction Adjudicator Accreditation Committee which was formed by the Singapore Mediation Centre to assist with the training and accreditation of adjudicators.
Christopher has been identified as a leading individual for construction / projects and energy work by Asialaw Profiles, Best Lawyers, Chambers Global, Expert Guides, The Legal 500: Asia Pacific and Who's Who Legal.
Christopher graduated from the London School of Economics. He is admitted to the English Bar and to the Singapore Bar. Apart from a law degree, Christopher has a Diploma in Surveying (Distinction) from the College of Estate Management, Reading, UK.