Mediation provides a cost-effectiveness and efficient alternative for businesses in challenging situations. SMC aims to reach out to our end-users, the business community, to increase awareness of the alternative dispute resolution systems in Singapore, especially mediation and advocate its benefits as a strategic tool for growth.

10 October 2019: Unfolding Conversations 2019



10 October 2019, Thursday


Conrad Centennial Singapore


By-Invitation Only
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SMC hosted its annual by-invitation networking dinner for business leaders in the construction industry. Now in its sixth year, this year's event was titled "Mediation: Constructing Solutions for Construction Disputes."

During dinner, guests were introduced to a mock mediation over a dispute between a developer and the condominium's MCST. This was followed by a panel discussion on the use of mediation in construction disputes.


Mr Seah Choo Meng (Mediator)
Senior Advisor, GCEO’s Office
Group Head, Internal Audit, Surbana Jurong Private Limited
Chairman, Threesixty Cost Management Pte Ltd & Threesixty Contract Advisory Pte Ltd

Ms Neo Sue Lynn, General Counsel, PCI Private Limited 

Mr Liow Wang Wu, Joseph, Partner, K&L Gates Straits Law LLP

Mr Anil Changaroth, Managing Director & General Counsel, ChangAroth Chambers LLC & ChangAroth, InterNational Consultancy

Mr Soh Lip San, Head, Construction and Projects, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

The Panel

Mr Ban Jiun Ean, Executive Director, Singapore Mediation Centre (Moderator)

The Honourable Justice Lai Siu Chiu, Senior Judge, Supreme Court of Singapore 

Mr Chan Kok Hong, Managing Director, Savills Property Management Pte Ltd

Mr Daniel Koh, Founding Partner, Eldan Law LLP

Mr Lim Hui Xing, Director, MV Land Pte Ltd


Click on the collage below to view photos of the event. 


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