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Mr. Chia Chor Leong

LL.B (Honours), Singapore
Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore
Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths Senior Adjudicator, Singapore Mediation Centre
Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Panel of Arbitrators, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Associate Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre

E-mail: chorleong@centralchambers.com.sg


  Mr. Ronnie Tan Siew Bin
  Mr. Twang Kern Zern
  Ms. Sara Liew
  Ms. Sandra Lim Ching Ching
  Mr Ramasamy K Chettiar
  Ms. Joyce Siew
  Mr. Soo Lup Soon
  Mr Wee Qianliang
  Ms. Beitris Yong
  Ms. Lisa Lim
  Mr Wong Ying Chung
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  Mr. Chia Chor Leong
  Mr. Chan Fook Meng
  Mr. Rajendran Kumaresan
  Mr. Koh Sim Teck


Mr Chia Chor Leong is a Consultant at Central Chambers. He has been in continuous practice in excess of 35 years (since 1981). He specializes in litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution. He has represented clients in Singapore, and also in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Pakistan, Philippines, U.K. and the U.S.

Chor Leong’s main area of practice is in construction law, having specialized in that field for more than 32 years. He has acted as lead counsel in numerous litigations and arbitrations involving building and construction contracts and contracts for the provision of engineering and architectural services, relating to major development and infrastructure projects, civil engineering projects and construction projects, including the construction of tunnels, roads and expressways (in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and in Pakistan). He has also acted for clients in non-contentious work such as structuring, negotiating and drafting contracts relating to construction works, development projects, turnkey projects, design and build projects, civil engineering projects, engineering and architectural services.

Chor Leong is accredited by Singapore Mediation Centre as an Adjudicator under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B). He is a Senior Adjudicator, and he has acted as adjudicator (and as review adjudicator) in more than 70 adjudication applications (including adjudication review applications) since 2006 to-date.

Chor Leong has served as Chairman of the Criminal Law Advisory Committee (Review) of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore, reviewing cases under the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act and making recommendations to the President of Singapore. He has also served as a member of the Singapore Road Safety Council. He is currently serving as Chairman of the External Placement Review Board, and as a member of the Independent Review Panel, both under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore. In recognition of his contributions to public service since 1987, Chor Leong was awarded the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Medal) by the President of Singapore at the Investiture of the 2000 National Day Awards, and the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star) by the President of Singapore at the Investiture of the 2007 National Day Awards.





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