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Lawyers at Interlaw’s Singapore Firm Act in Landmark Arbitration Ruling
Two lawyers from CNPLaw, Interlaw’s partner firm in Singapore, have acted in a successful appeal before the Singapore Court of Appeal.
Partner Venetia TAN and senior associate Edwyna ONG, acted for the appellant in CJA v CIZ  SGCA 41. The ruling is one of the landmark decisions in arbitration law on the question of the scope of an arbitral tribunal’s jurisdiction under the International Arbitration Act, and the interpretation of the submissions to the tribunal in the arbitration.
Venetia TAN has extensive experience handling international arbitration, litigation and advisory work on international and local commercial disputes, in particular, disputes relating to foreign investments and joint ventures, financing, distributorships, and jurisdictional challenges. She has also been recognised as one of Asia’s Super 50 Disputes Lawyers in the Asian Legal Business’s inaugural list in 2021.
Edwyna is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. Her practice experience includes litigation and advisory work on international and local commercial disputes, with particular expertise in disputes relating to foreign investments and joint ventures.