A Senior Counsel, Chartered Arbitrator and former Judicial Commissioner of the Singapore Supreme Court, Christopher Lau is recognised as “obviously one of the most experienced arbitrators in Singapore” (Chambers Global Guide 2019) and is ranked by Chambers & Partners as one of the Most In Demand Arbitrators in the Asia-Pacific Region. Christopher’s arbitration practice encompasses investment as well as all aspects of commercial disputes including maritime, energy, construction, corporate, telecommunications, military & defence procurements. He has been appointed as arbitrator in over 130 international arbitrations seated in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle-East and North America conducted either on an ad hoc basis or under the rules of various arbitral institutions and involving the laws of diverse common and civil law jurisdictions. Christopher is a member of, among others, the Council of the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration, the LCIA Court, the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, KCAB’s International Arbitration Committee and NYIAC’s Global Advisory Board. Christopher also sits and has sat on the board of directors of various Singapore publicly listed companies as an independent, non-executive director serving mostly on the companies’ audit and risk committees.