Daniel Soo



Daniel Soo is the Head of the Selvam LLC's Insolvency and Restructuring Practice. 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 international trade disputes, insolvency and restructuring, international arbitrations and technology. 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 complex and high stakes cases including appeals, trials and applications before the Court of Appeal, the Singapore High Court, and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.

He has advised debtors, creditors and insolvency practitioners on all aspects of debt restructuring and insolvency and in all forms of schemes of arrangement and company voluntary arrangements.

Mr. Soo‘s clients include large multinational corporations and private equity funds from South Korea, China, India and the Asia Pacific region, as well as start-ups and individuals from a range of industries.

In addition, Mr. Soo advises his clients on a range of non-contentious matters, including internal investigations for listed companies, cross-border partnerships, FinTech and IP matters, licensing agreements, and all aspects of employment law.

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.


  • Singapore


  • National University of Singapore, LL.B. (Hons), 2006


  • 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


Selected Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “How to Effectively Deal with Internal Investigations” Seminar, co-organized by Duane Morris & Selvam and EY, Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, 26 May 2022

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