Marcus
Liew

LL.B. (Hons)
Associate

marcusliew@peterandkim.com +65 6978 3405
Bar admission
Singapore, 2020; Solicitor, England & Wales (in process)
Nationalities
Singaporean
Languages
English, Mandarin
Location
Singapore

PROFESSIONAL
PRACTICE

Marcus specializes in international commercial matters and investment treaty-related disputes. He has acted as counsel, secretary or tribunal clerk in over 40 international arbitration matters in the energy, financial services, technology and maritime sectors. These include both ad hoc and institution-administered arbitrations with the ICC, SIAC, ICSID, HKIAC, ICDR, CIETAC, LCIA and AIAC.
Before joining Peter & Kim, Marcus served as law clerk and tribunal secretary to prominent international arbitrators in The Arbitration Chambers. Prior to that he trained with a leading law firm in Singapore. Marcus graduated with an LL.B. (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and in his time in university, received multiple accolades in both academics and international moot competitions (inter alia, the 25th Willem C. Vis Moot and the FDI Moot 2018).

Areas of
Expertise

  • Arbitration / Litigation
  • International Investment Law
  • Tribunal Secretary in an investor-State arbitration under the ICC Rules involving agreements in the transport and infrastructure sector.
  • Administrative Secretary to the President of the Tribunal in an SIACArbitration arising out of a dispute concerning investment agreements in the power generation industry, with sums in dispute in excess of USD 1.1 billion.
  • Represented a US payment processing company in a contractual dispute and successfully obtained a worldwide Mareva injunction on multi-jurisdictional assets.
  • Assisted in advising a Singapore company in the automotive industry in a multi-jurisdiction distributorship agreement dispute.
  • Associate, Peter & Kim, Singapore (2021 – Present)
  • Associate/ Tribunal Law Clerk, The Arbitration Chambers (2020 – 2021)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP (2019 – 2020)
  • National University of Singapore, LL.B. (Honours) (2019)
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Associate, CIArb
  • The Compliance with Climate Change Standards as a Justification toViolations of International Investment Treaty Obligations – An Analysis

    ITA in Review, 2021 Volume 3 Issue 2, 43-78

  • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review (Arbitration)

    Co-Author, 21 Sal Ann Rev 101 (2020)