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Minn Naing Oo

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)
CEO & Registrar
Singapore, SGP


Chief Executive Officer & Registrar, Singapore International Arbitration Centre Minn oversees the operations of SIAC, and heads the legal team, which has charge of the administration of all cases filed with SIAC. In addition, under the International Arbitration Act, he is the statutory authority for the assessment of arbitration costs, and the authenticating authority for arbitration agreements and awards.

Minn graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1996 with an LLB and obtained his LLM from Columbia University in 2001 as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He was called to the Singapore Bar in 1997 and admitted to the New York Bar in 2004.

Minn started his legal career with Drew & Napier in 1997, and later joined Rajah & Tann, where he was engaged in commercial litigation and arbitration practice, specialising in shipping and admiralty matters. He was seconded by Rajah & Tann to the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) in 2002, and in 2004, took up full employment with MTI. He headed the Ministry’s WTO and International Trade Negotiations Division before joining SIAC in 2008.

Minn has been appointed a panelist for WTO Disputes, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators as well as the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

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