A client described Mr. Chopra as “an experienced litigator before the Supreme Court of Singapore, has the ability to handle complex facts with ease. His mild mannered nature, calm demeanor and genuine care of the client makes him approachable and reassures the client. His capability in Court cannot simply be expressed in words and was indeed a treat to watch. It was a real pleasure working with him and I hope to work with him on future matters.”
Mr. Chopra has acted in numerous matters in the High Court and the Court of Appeal over the years. He has also undertaken substantial projects for various clients and these include involvement in tenders for structural projects (eg. The Mass Rapid Transport (MRT), telecommunication contracts and construction of power plants) and matters related to joint ventures. He has conducted numerous arbitration, mediation, adjudication and Court proceedings.
Mr. Chopra was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Gray’s Inn) and has been in practice as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore since 1984. He has successfully completed the course in arbitration law and practice conducted by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Mr. Chopra can speak English, Malay and Punjabi.
•Duane Morris & Selvam LLP/ Selvam LLC
- Managing Director, 2013-present
•Lim & Lim LLC (merged with Duane Morris & Selvam)
- Managing Director, 2007-2013
- Attorney, 1984-2013
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Speaker, Singapore as a Launchpad for Vietnamese Businesses, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce Singapore, August 19, 2017
•Panelist, The ASEAN Economic Outlook for 2015, The Asian Legal Business ASEAN Integration Summit, March 26, 2015
Honors and Awards
•Listed in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 as recommended lawyer in Dispute Resolution
•Nominated for Dispute Star of the Year by Asialaw Dispute Resolution Awards 2017
•Law Society of Singapore
•Singapore Academy of Law
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