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Eugene leads the firm's Asia construction practice. His experience encompasses the full spectrum of the projects and infrastructure life cycle from transactional and advisory work, to dispute resolution, including arbitrations and adjudications representing owners, consultants and contractors in matters involving FIDIC, PSSCOC SIA and REDAS forms of contract.
Eugene Tan has extensive experience in the construction industry and is certainly a class above his peers. Above all, Eugene is a formidable strategist and an absolute source of advice and guidance in times of need.
Legal 500 Asian Pacific – Construction, Singapore
Eugene is a construction disputes specialist, having appeared as counsel in every level of the Singapore courts, from the state courts to the court of appeal. He also advises and represents clients in arbitrations under ICC, SIA, SIAC, VIAC and UNCITRAL rules and in adjudications under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act. Eugene is Singapore Academy of Law appointed Senior Accredited Specialist in Building and Construction Law, and he sits as arbitrator and is an accredited specialist mediator with the Singapore International Mediation Centre.
In addition to his contentious experience, Eugene regularly advises on the review, drafting and negotiations of engineering, procurement and construction contracts and their related agreements including performance bonds, warranties and parent corporate guarantees. He has also contributed to the Singapore Public Sector Construction Contract: Commentary on the Public Sector of Construction (7th Edition) textbook, and Law and Practice of Construction Contracts (5th Edition).
Eugene is well regarded in the market, receiving recognition as a Leading Individual by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and similarly ranked by Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific, Benchmark Litigation, Who’s Who Legal and Doyle’s Guide in their respective 2022/2021 Singapore Construction guides. Clients have said that “Eugene Tan is exceptional in his ability to manage complex international arbitrations that can be both fact-intensive and complex in legal issues.” (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022). He is also highly rated by peers who laud his adept handling of complex cross-border construction disputes and transactions (Who's Who Legal South East Asia 2021).
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