TAN JUN HONG




Jun Hong is a dual-qualified Singapore and New York lawyer.  He has experience working on international disputes in the energy and technology sectors, and has helped state-owned entities and large corporations obtain favourable outcomes in high-stakes cases.

Jun Hong previously worked at leading international arbitration practices in London and Singapore.  Before private practice, he served as a Justices’ Law Clerk in the Supreme Court of Singapore.  He also taught Business Law at Singapore Management University, and Land Law to graduates doing the Part A Bar Examinations. 

Jun Hong will be resuming practice in July 2022, after completing his LL.M. program at Stanford.

RECENT CASES

  • Representing a state-owned oil and gas company in an ICC arbitration concerning claims arising under a production sharing contract, with over US$300 million in dispute
  • Representing a state-owned oil and gas company in ICC and UNCITRAL arbitrations concerning claims arising under multiple production sharing contracts and bilateral investment treaties, with over $2 billion in dispute
  • Representing a large Asian technology company in connection with related NAI and CIETAC arbitrations in relation to a technology licensing dispute
  • Representing a global sports and entertainment media company in a SIAC arbitration over the licensing of media rights

EDUCATION

  • 2016:  LL.B. (summa cum laude), Singapore Management University Yong Pung How School of Law

AWARDS

Academic Prizes:

  • 2022: John Hart Ely Prize for Outstanding Performance (International Economic Law, Business & Policy Colloquium), Stanford
  • 2016: DBS Bank School Valedictorian Award in Law, SMU
  • 2016: Rajah & Tann Prize for Top Graduating Law Student, SMU
  • 2015: Punch Coomaraswamy Prize for Top Third Year Law Student, SMU
  • 2014-16: Kwa Geok Choo Scholarship, SMU
  • 2014: School of Law Prize for Top Second Year Law Student, SMU
  • 2014: Tan Sook Yee Prize for Top Student in Property Law, SMU
  • 2013-16:  School of Law Dean’s List, SMU
  • 2013: Rodyk Prize for Top Student in Legal Research & Writing, SMU

Other Competitions

  • 2019: First Runner-Up, CIArb (Singapore Branch) Competition
  • 2018: Winner, YSIAC Essay Competition
  • 2018:  Champion, Honourable Mention for Best Oralist, CIArb Australia/NSW Young Lawyers International Arbitration Moot
  • 2017: First Runner-Up, ECC-SAL Moot
  • 2015: First Runner-Up, Honourable Mentions for Best Oralist and Respondent Memorandum, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot
  • 2014: Champion and Best Oralist, Asia Cup Moot
  • 2014: Champion and Best Oralist, HSF-ALSA Commercial Arbitration Moot
  • 2014: Champion and Best Oralist, Howard Hunter Moot
  • 2013: Second Runner-Up, B.A. Mallal Moot

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Trends in LNG Supply Contracts and Pricing Disputes in the Asia Pacific Region” (2020) 18(3) Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence 1 (co-authored with Steven Finizio and John Trenor)
  • “The Law Governing Arbitration Agreements: BCY and Beyond” (2018) 30 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 70 (co-authored with Victor Leong)