Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo
Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo is the Former Director of AIAC and President of AIADR. After obtaining his first honours degree in Housing, Building and Planning from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang in 1979, he started work with Central Bank of Malaysia. He then proceeded to Australia and obtained two professional degrees in Architecture and Town Planning.
Datuk Rajoo’s roll of honour includes being Founding President of the Society of Construction Law, Malaysia and the Past President of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Grouping (APRAG), which is a federation of nearly 40 arbitral institutions in the Asia Pacific region. He is Past Worldwide President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a member of the Monetary Penalty Review Committee under the Financial Services Act 2013. He is also the past President of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Grouping (APRAG), which is a federation of nearly 40 arbitral institutions in the Asia Pacific region. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Law Faculty of University of Malaya, Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Built Environment, University of Technology Malaysia and past Visiting Professor at the Law Faculty, National University of Malaysia.
Datuk Rajoo has been appointed as the Chairman of the ADNDRC effective 1st January 2017 and has also been appointed as the Deputy Chairman of Adjudicatory Chamber of FIFA’s Independent Ethics Committee.
Datuk Rajoo is an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He is also a Professional Architect and Registered Town Planner. He has had numerous appointments as arbitrator either as chairman, co-arbitrator of three-man panels and sole arbitrator in international and domestic arbitrations.
Dato’ Quek Ngee Meng
Dato’ Quek is the Director of Malaysia-China Business Council and Vice President at AiADR. He is also the managing partner of Halim Hong & Quek. He is regularly sought by major developers, multi-national companies and financial institutions for advice and representation. He has represented major developers and completed sale and purchase transactions and loan documentations for urban and township development, as well as several mixed commercial and residential developments.
He also advises financial institutions on all matters pertaining to financing transactions, from preparation to completion of loan documentations for corporate financing, Islamic financing, commercial facilities, property financing and refinancing arrangements.
Due to his vast experience in the corporate and commercial area, multi-national companies for strategic advice in investment plans as well as preparation and review of agreements and contracts for cross border investments.
Jayems Dhingra is a practicing international arbitrator, adjudicator, mediator and dispute resolver through various Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) forums. Over the 43 year period, Jayems has worked and consulted in the industry verticals encompassing, Marine, Offshore, Oil & Gas Pipelines, Infrastructure Development Projects (Ports, Offshore Supply Bases, Oil & Gas Terminals and Airports etcetera), EPCIC Contracts, Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Process and Power Plant Construction Projects, Logistics & Warehousing, and Shipyards, in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Americas and Europe. He also works as the Principal Management Consultant with Tiberias Management Consultants Pte Ltd Singapore and Hong Kong, specialising in the fields of corporate management consultancy, international contracts reviews and alternative dispute resolutions services. His consulting experience besides ADR services includes, Business Process Re-engineering, Diversifications, Corporate Development, Marketing Plans, Project Management, Feasibility Studies and Market Research. He has been frequently engaged for strategic planning, including assignments like, due diligence, acquisitions, mergers and mission critical assignments.
Man Sing Yeung
Mr Man Sing Yeung is a Hong Kong practicing construction lawyer in private sector. Mr Yeung is also a chartered arbitrator, chartered quantity surveyor and accredited mediator / adjudicator.
Mr Yeung graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying and completed a Master of Laws at the University of Hong Kong. Mr Yeung was admitted as solicitor of the HKSAR in 1993 and had since been involved in alternative dispute resolution services in respect of construction and international investment.
Mr Yeung was the past Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch), and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s Hong Kong Mediation Council. He was once a member of the Steering Committee on Mediation of Department of Justice, HKSAR. Mr Yeung is now the Chair of the Law Society’s Arbitrators Admission Committee, and serving the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK.
As a practicing arbitrator for a fair nos. of cases since 2000, Mr Yeung is with arbitral panels in Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, India, Japan, mainland China, Taiwan and England. Being on the mediation panels with different jurisdictions, Mr Yeung is also a practicing mediator in cases involving construction related and cross border investment disputes.
Prof Hi-Taek Shin
Hi-Taek Shin is a professor of law at Seoul National University School of Law and the director of the Center for International Economic and Business Law at Seoul National University. He is an expert in international investment law and cross-border M&A transactions.
Prior to joining the law faculty at Seoul National University, Mr. Shin was a partner at the leading Korean law firm of Kim & Chang where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, and foreign direct investment, with particular emphasis on cross-border transactions, for more than 25 years. Mr. Shin has extensive experience in representing multinational investors doing business in Korea and advising Korean conglomerates seeking to invest overseas. Mr. Shin is internationally distinguished as one of the best M&A lawyers by reputable publications.
Mr. Shin actively advises the Korean government on issues relating to the negotiations of many important international agreements. Among his prolific services to the Korean government, he assisted the Korean government in the negotiation of GATS during the Uruguay Round and recently served as co-chairman of the commission to review investor-state arbitration provisions in the Korea-US FTA negotiation. He also served as the director of the Korean Bar Association for international relations. He is also serving as a member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on the National Economic Policy.
Dr. Hu Li
Dr. Hu Li is Research Fellow, IP Judicial Protection Study Center of the Supreme People’s Court, P.R. China, Visiting Professor, the International Law School of China University of Political Science and Law and the Law School of Central University of Finance and Economics (China).
Dr. Hu Li is also Arbitrator of International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) designated by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, and also a Panel Member (Arbitrator) of international organizations such as Asian International Arbitration Center (AIAC) (Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration KLRCA) and Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), as well as a Panel Member (Arbitrator) of regional or national institutions such as Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC), Chinese Arbitration Association (Taibei), National Arbitration Forum (NAF, USA), the International Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) and International Commercial Arbitration Court and Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICAC and MAC at the UCCI) as well as Mongolian International and National Arbitration Center (MINAC).