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Jeffrey Chan Wah Teck, S.C. is a Principal Senior Consultant at JLC Advisors LLP.
Jeffrey Chan was awarded the President’s Scholarship to read law at the University of Singapore. He graduated in 1973 as the Gold Medallist of his class. He subsequently obtained his Masters in Law from Harvard Law School (USA) and underwent the Advanced Management Programme at Wharton School of Business (USA).
He served in the Singapore Legal Service for 45 year where he held various positions and was the Deputy Solicitor-General at the time he retired. His wide range of legal expertise encompassed many areas of the law – from Public Law and International Law to Criminal Law and Commercial Law. He was also a frequent litigator in the courts. In recognition of his expertise he was appointed Senior Counsel in 2008.
Among other things, he was the Chairman of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law and chaired several of its Working Groups, including the Working Groups on Electronic Commerce and Online Dispute Resolution. He was also the Chair of the ASEAN Working Group on the Harmonization of the Trade Laws of ASEAN Member States.
He is presently a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators as well as the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, and an Adjunct Professor of the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore”