PDLegal expands its International Arbitration and China Practices with the appointment of Cathryn Neo

PDLegal LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Cathryn Neo as partner to bolster the firm’s International Arbitration and China Practices.

Prior to joining PDLegal LLC, Cathryn practised in the Dispute Resolution team of a leading UK international law firm in Singapore. Cathryn has a broad commercial disputes practice with experience in international arbitration, insolvency and restructuring, and mediation. She has handled high-value commercial disputes under SIAC, ICC and HKIAC rules in the financial as well as energy and construction sectors.

Cathryn began her career in dispute resolution as an Associate for a leading international arbitrator, Dr Michael Hwang S.C., where she assisted arbitral tribunals in numerous institutional and ad hoc arbitrations and worked with a panel of judges at the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts.

Cathryn is a bilingual (English and Mandarin), dual-qualified (Singapore and Australia (Vic)) and an accredited mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre. She holds several key appointments in the legal industry, including as committee member of the Beihai Asia International Arbitration Centre and the co-vice chairperson of the Law Society Women in Practice Committee. She also sits as the inaugural chairperson of the Young Practitioners Network for the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb). Her full profile and credentials may be accessed at [Cathryn’s Profile].

Peter Doraisamy, Managing Partner of PDLegal LLC commented:

“We are delighted to welcome Cathryn to PDLegal. Her extensive experience in international arbitration matters will help to bolster the firm’s International Arbitration Practice, which we are continuing to grow. Her arrival also demonstrates our commitment to expanding our China Practice. The firm believes that Cathryn’s presence as a partner in our firm will reinforce our firm’s inclusive culture and our focus on promoting diversity in our leadership.”

Cathryn Neo
Partner T: +65 6220 0325 E: [email protected]

About the firm

PDLegal LLC is a mid-sized full-service law firm based in Singapore. With industry recognised expertise, we deliver advocacy and advisory services to our clients, based both in Singapore and overseas, on a wide spectrum of matters. By forging strong relationships and focussing on a results-driven approach, we are able to assist our clients to achieve their goals, all the time striving to excel on their behalf.

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