Swee Im Tan - Arbitrator

39 Essex Chambers

Nationality: Malaysian
Country of Residence: Malaysia


Chartered Arbitrator, Barrister-at-Law, Advocate & Solictior, with a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration. Fulltime Arbitrator, Adjudicator and 3rd party neutral, based in 39 Essex Chambers' Kuala Lumpur office. Her focus is on the construction, infrastructure and energy sectors with extensive experience from more than 30 years in these sectors in counsel and advisory roles. On panel of AIAC, SIAC, HKIAC and other institutions.

Languages Spoken

Language Level
English Advanced

ICC Arbitration Experience

The number of times I have acted for the ICC as:

Chair of Tribunal: 0
Sole Arbitrator: 0
Co Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Party's Counsel: 1 to 20
Secretary or Other: 0

Other Arbitration Experience

The number of times I have acted for other Institutions as:

Chair of Tribunal: 1 to 20
Sole Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Co Arbitrator: 0
Party's Counsel: 21 to 40
Secretary or Other: 0

Have I sat as an arbitrator in cases where one party is not represented?: Yes

Legal Expertise

  • Common law

Other legal expertise: No

Other Experience

  • Mediation
  • Dispute Boards

Other experience: Adjudication


  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Joint Ventures

Other specialisation: Airports, Privatisation / Concession Agreements