Jason joined Drew & Napier as a pupil in 2008, and has been at the firm ever since. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2008, where he was a member of a team of 5 in the 2008 Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. The Singapore team emerged Top 8 of 204 teams and was awarded the Werner Melis Award, Best Memorandum for Respondent (Honourable Mention) in the prestigious international competition.
Jason’s work is in civil and commercial litigation and arbitration. His practice focuses mainly on commercial disputes and employment disputes. He has advised clients across many sectors including banking, communications, engineering and construction, financial services, government/public services, healthcare, hospitality and leisure, retail and consumer and technology.
In additional to dispute resolution, Jason also regularly advises multi-national corporations, statutory boards and government-related entities, and other private entities on a wide range of contractual, employment and regulatory matters.
Jason is involved in many notable matters, including the following:
- Acted for a developer of a massively multiplayer online game against the publisher in an arbitration under the ICC Rules that involved highly technical evidence relating to the development, infrastructure, hosting and roll-out of the game.
- Acted for a global television brand in a claim for breach of a cable television advertising agreement brought by a national Direct Broadcast Satellite Pay TV service provider in an arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules and where the claim was for approximately US$18 million.
- Represented a global supplier of mobility systems, equipment and services in a dispute with the operator of a national rail transit system concerning variation works and claims arising from the suitability of certain radio frequency identification technology and equipment in the signaling and positioning system.
- Represented a university in Singapore in defending allegations that were made by a student including claims involving a breach of the rules of natural justice.
- Acting for three former employees in a claim for breach of fiduciary duties brought by their former employer and where the claim is in excess of S$3 million.