He is the inaugural Bakrie Professor of Southeast Asia Policy.

His belief in "litigating with humour" has helped him establish strong relationships within the legal fraternity and with his clients, many of whom he still calls friends today. In addition, in situations of conflict or dispute, he has been closely involved in the dispute management process, advising where appropriate on avenues to avoid litigation as well as litigation in the Courts or via arbitration when necessary.

He also views settlements through Alternative Dispute Resolution or other alternatives to be a much needed and more viable approach in the 21st century.

Dr Lai Kuen Vey, Mr Koh Swee Sing and Mr Koh Chin Guan requested to withdraw from the nomination. Nazim specialises in high value Commercial Litigation and undertakes advisory and advocacy work in the Singapore Courts and in Domestic and International Arbitrations. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration (for Asia Pacific Executives) from National University of Singapore in 1999. advising Keppel Land in the disposal of certain properties to Ayala Land valued at $170 million; securitization of DBS Tampines Centre valued at $220 million; sale and lease back of 3Com facilities in Singapore; advising Centrepoint Properties Ltd on the acquisition and development of Compass Point Shopping Centre and residential units valued at $380 million; advising Keppel Land on office REIT valued at $1.2 billion; advising Keppel Land on securitization of office buildings valued at $650 million; redevelopment of Centrepoint Shopping Centre valued at $200 million; redevelopment of Tang Plaza retail, hotel/residential valued at $300 million; advising British & Malayan Trustee Limited in the ALLCO-IMF REIT valued at $690 million including office buildings in Perth, Melbourne and Singapore; advising on enbloc sales ranging from 18 units to 172 units; advising a listed company to acquire a Hotel (land and buildings) in Thailand; acting for both the Manager and Trustee of Cambridge Industrial Trust in acquisitions totalling $80 million; acting for Creative Technology Centre Pte Ltd in the disposal of its corporate office valued at $250 million; appeared before the Court of Appeal in Lee Tat Development Pte Ltd v MCST No.

He frequently advises major institutional clients including the CPF Board, Banks, Real Estate Developers and both private and listed companies. Eric's areas of practice include arbitration, building and construction law, civil and commercial litigation, employment law, hire purchase and leasing, banking, landlord and tenant, insolvency, companies and partnerships. The Handbook on Cross-Border Contracting by AIJA. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration (for Asia Pacific Executives) from National University of Singapore in 1999. Since then he has been involved in civil & criminal litigation and arbitration. An efficient, systematic and opportunistic solving of problems is key. He was emplaced in the Singapore Legal Service in 1988 where he served for 5½ years principally involved in land matters, prosecution and computerization. He advises on and works closely with clients in structuring transactions and deals, drafting of relevant agreements and related documents, and legal aspects of completion and implementation.

Eric graduated with the degree of LL.B (Hons) from the University of London in 1981.

He continues to be associated with these heritage institutions through various advisory capacities. Foreword (116 KB) Leonard has also litigated and represented clients in criminal and regulatory offences proceedings. He is a Founding Director of UniLegal LLC. Over the years, Clarence has developed a personal approach to practicing law, believing in journeying with his clients and working closely with them to ensure amicable and practical solutions to their cases. As of 2018, he has 26 years of experience in very complex and intricate issues in the corporate/commercial arena.

He obtained his Masters in law degree from the National University of Singapore in 1992 where he read advanced Banking Law, International Business Transactions, Insurance and Tax.

He has headed the Corporate & Securities Department of KhattarWong LLP before becoming a Consultant with UniLegal. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Lai Swee’s connections and jobs at similar companies.