Zachary Tan is a dual-qualified lawyer (England and Wales, and Singapore) and an associate in the London office of Gibson Dunn. Zachary is a member of the firm’s Litigation and International Arbitration Groups and he currently serves as a London representative on the firm’s global Associates Committee.
Zachary’s practice focuses on international arbitrations and cross-border disputes. He has handled numerous complex and high-value arbitrations under the major arbitral rules, including the LCIA, ICC, SIAC and HKIAC rules, and has represented clients from different industries including construction, aviation, electronics, energy, life sciences and financial institutions. Zachary also maintains a broad litigation practice, having acted for clients in numerous high-profile procurement disputes in the Technology and Construction Court, a shareholder dispute in a F1 company, and a cartel damages claim involving airlines from multiple jurisdictions.
Zachary’s recent commercial arbitration experience includes acting for an international contractor in a US$4 billion dollar ICC arbitration arising out of an infrastructure project in the Middle East and several major corporations involved in international business disputes with a link to Asia. Zachary has appeared as advocate on behalf of clients, including at an early stage of his career where he conducted advocacy for a major Chinese oil company before an international tribunal in a US$150 million LCIA arbitration. More recently, Zachary is also part of a global team representing a former Prime Minister in Asia relating to claims brought in multiple countries seeking US$250 million in damages.
Zachary is fluent in English and Mandarin.
BPP Law School - 2016 Legal Practice Course
University College London - 2015 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
University of Bristol - 2014 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
England & Wales - Solicitor
Singapore - Advocate and Solicitor