Daniel Soo is a Director of Selvam LLC. He is a commercial litigation and international arbitration lawyer who advises and acts for clients in wide range of commercial matters. He has a focus in technology, telecommunications, intellectual property, franchising / licensing transactions and data protection. He has a keen interest in blockchain technology, cybersecurity, digital payment and other aspects of the knowledge-based economy.
A seasoned litigator with over a decade of experience, Mr. Soo has successfully led several high stakes cases including appeals, trials and applications before the High Court, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, and Subordinate Courts. He has also been involved in matters before the Court of Appeal.
Mr. Soo’s clients include large multinational corporations and private equity funds from across the Asia Pacific region and India, as well as start-ups and individuals from a range of industries including telecommunications, property, energy, infrastructure, pharmaceutical, education and media.
He has acted as counsel in a range of complex matters including telecommunications and infrastructure litigation, arbitrations on regional cross-border investments, high stakes shareholder fights, and insurance and employment disputes. He also has an active criminal practice and is never afraid to wade into the trenches on behalf of his clients.
In addition, Mr. Soo advises his clients on a range of non-contentious matters, including IP matters, licensing agreements, compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act, and all aspects of employment law – including contracts, regulations, confidentiality, termination and forensic investigations.
Mr. Soo graduated with Honours (2nd Upper) from the National University of Singapore Law School, where he was placed on the Overall Dean’s List. Prior to joining Selvam LLC, he practiced for ten years in Singapore’s top dispute resolution firm, where he trained and worked with Senior Counsel.
He is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Duane Morris & Selvam LLP/Selvam LLC
- Director, 2018-present
- Associate Director, 2017
Drew & Napier LLC
- Director, 2014-2016
-Senior Associate, 2010-2013
- Associate, 2007-2010
- Pupil, 2006-2007
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