Ms. Delphine Ho

Ms Delphine Ho is a full-time independent arbitrator and mediator, with 20 years of experience as counsel, in the Singapore courts and in an arbitral institution. She has been appointed in arbitrations as president, co-arbitrator and sole arbitrator under various arbitral rules, including the rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

Delphine’s disputes expertise spans various sectors and industries, including construction and infrastructure, shareholder and joint venture, energy, commodities, transportation, technology and general commercial matters.

Prior to joining The Arbitration Chambers, Delphine was the Registrar of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre from 2016 to 2021. As Registrar, she oversaw the administration of thousands of arbitration cases filed with the SIAC and conducted under the SIAC Arbitration Rules (multiple editions), the UNCITRAL Rules and other institutional rules. In addition to supervising the SIAC Secretariat, she was also responsible for the scrutiny and approval of more than 800 draft awards and orders, and was the statutory authority for the taxation of arbitration costs under the Singapore International Arbitration Act.

Delphine started practice in one of the largest legal firms in Singapore, with a practice focused on complex litigation and arbitration. She entered the Singapore judicial service in 2013, serving concurrently as an Assistant Registrar in the Supreme Court and District Judge of the State Courts.

In addition, Delphine teaches international arbitration at various levels, and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators’ (SIArb) faculty.

Professional Career

  • Resident, The Arbitration Chambers (2022–)
  • Registrar, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (2016–2021)
  • Assistant Registrar & District Judge, Singapore (2013–2016)
  • Legal practice as Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (2003–2013)


  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (FSIArb)
  • Associate Mediator, Singapore Medication Centre
  • Solicitor, England & Wales (2008)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (2003)


  • Council Member, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
  • Secretary, Bureau of the Australasian Chapter, ICC Institute of World Business Law
  • Member, Rules Standing Committee, Hague Court of Arbitration for Aviation

English, Mandarin and French

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