Hee Theng Fong

Hee Theng Fong

Consultant
Litigation and Dispute Management
International Arbitration
Commissioner for Oaths, Notary Public
T: 
+65 6361 9868
F: 
+65 6438 2573
E: 
ThengfongHee@eversheds-harryelias.com

Mr Hee is a Consultant at Eversheds Harry Elias and a senior lawyer in Singapore with over 30 years’ experience.

He has handled more than one hundred cases in civil litigation and arbitration as lead counsel, presiding arbitrator, co-arbitrator and sole arbitrator. Many of the cases have been reported and referred to in the Singapore Law Report, text books and various legal journals. His arbitration appointments include being a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb). He is also on the panel of arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC), China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), Shanghai International Arbitration Centre (SHIAC), Asia-Pacific Regional Group (APRAG), Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC).

His recent work includes advising on claims relating to breaches of fiduciary duties and dishonest assistance; contractual disputes in relation to the Sale of Goods Act; acting as co-arbitrator in relation to energy sector disputes; and advising on a landmark case in the Court of Appeal in relation to the adverse possession of land.

Mr Hee is effectively bilingual and is one of only a very small group of people who have written awards in both English and Chinese international arbitration cases in SIAC, CIETAC and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Mr Hee is a regular speaker in seminars on Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance organised by the Singapore Institute of Directors and the Singapore Exchange Ltd.  He also speaks at seminars on arbitration and international trade dispute resolution organised by SIAC and CIETAC.

Mr Hee serves as an independent director on the board of the Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC). He is also Chairman of the Citizenship Committee of Inquiry (ICA), Deputy Chairman of Medishield Life Council and Director of the Singapore Chinese Culture Centre. He was awarded the Public Service Medal (BBM) in 2015.

Recent Awards

ALB M&A Ranking
Notable firm for Capital Markets 2018
ALB Notable firm for M&A 2017
Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year 2017
Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 for Dispute resolution - Arbitration
Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution 2016
ALB Employer of Choice 2017 in Singapore