Eversheds recruits of counsel

Shaun Leong, Of counsel, Eversheds Harry Elias

Eversheds Harry Elias has hired Shaun Leong as of counsel in Singapore, who joins the firm after several years of practice in cross-border complex commercial disputes seated across common and civil law jurisdictions.

Prior to private practice, Leong held a judicial role in the Supreme Court of Singapore as a magistrate and assistant registrar of the Supreme Court.

He was also involved in the establishment of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) as secretary of the SICC committee.

Leong’s hiring is part of recent expansions to Eversheds Harry Elias’ international arbitration offering, which has also seen the hiring of Janice Lee, an international dispute resolution lawyer formerly with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.