Boon Tat is a Partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group.

Boon Tat is a construction and infrastructure lawyer with over 18 years of experience, and is jointly qualified in Singapore and England & Wales.

He has acted on disputes involving public infrastructure projects, oil refineries & petrochemical plants, power plants, water treatment facilities, and commercial & residential developments in Singapore, China, Taiwan and Vietnam.

He also advises clients on non-contentious matters in construction projects ranging from tender documentation and process, contract documentation, procurement and project risk management & dispute avoidance.

Boon Tat is recognised as a leading lawyer for construction in Singapore by legal directories Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific and Chambers Asia Pacific.

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  • Representing a consortium of international engineering and construction companies in a USD 400million claim in a SIAC arbitration arising out of the construction of a multi-billion USD oil refinery in Southeast Asia.
  • Representing a leading Southeast Asian engineering and construction company in a SGD 46million claim against a statutory body in a SIAC arbitration arising out of a public transportation infrastructure project in Singapore.
  • Representing an international contractor in the defence of a SGD 35million claim in a SIAC arbitration brought by a specialist sub-contractor arising out of the construction of an airport terminal in Singapore.
  • Representing a specialist roofing contractor in a SGD 14million claim in the Singapore High Court against a supplier for breach of contract arising out of the construction of a multi-billion dollar Integrated Resort in Singapore.
  • Advising main contractors involved in public infrastructure works on project risk management during the life-time of the projects.

Education

  1. 2003 · National University of Singapore, LLB (Honours, 2nd Class Upper)

memberships and associations

  1. Law Society of Singapore and Singapore Academy of Law
  2. Law Society of England & Wales
  3. Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
  4. Society of Construction Law (Singapore)
  5. Inter-Pacific Bar Association