Ethan is an associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution group based in Singapore.
Ethan has a broad practice in international arbitration and cross-border commercial litigation. He has represented clients in high-stakes arbitrations before the major arbitral forums, including the HKIAC, ICC, LCIA and SIAC. He has also represented clients in the English Commercial Court and the Court of Appeal.
Ethan's dispute resolution experience spans across a wide range of industry sectors, including commodities, construction, cryptocurrencies, financial institutions, hospitality, mining, oil and gas, technology and transportation.
Before moving to Singapore, Ethan spent six years in White & Case’s London office. During his time in London, he was described by Legal 500 as a "key lawyer" with "excellent drafting and research".
Representing a group of cryptocurrency traders in an HKIAC arbitration regarding the performance of a cryptocurrency exchange.
Representing a global chemicals company in an SIAC arbitration regarding the delivery and payment of commodities.
Representing the lead member of an international contractor consortium in an ICC arbitration against a government entity, in relation to a major rail project in Southern Europe.
Representing a shipyard in an LCIA arbitration in relation to the refurbishment of an FPSO unit.
Representing a listed mining company in the English Commercial Court and Court of Appeal relating to alleged breaches of a tax indemnity and tax warranties contained in a sale and purchase agreement.
Representing an aviation company in the English Commercial Court in relation to a contractual dispute with an international airline.
Representing a syndicate of Asian banks on the cross-border enforcement of an English High Court judgment in excess of US$700 million.
Advising an international transportation company in relation to an acquisition valued at more than US$5 billion.
Advising a global hotel operator in relation to alleged breaches of various hotel management agreements.
Advising a hedge fund on its claims under a scheme of arrangement in relation to the Lehman Brothers International (Europe) estate.
Advising an Asian energy company in a potential LNG pricing arbitration.