Ms. Delphine Ho

Ms Delphine Ho was the Registrar of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) from 2016 to 2021, overseeing 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, handling a broad spectrum of international commercial disputes, including construction and infrastructure projects, shareholder and joint venture disputes, energy, transportation and technology. 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.

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)

Professional Offices & Memberships

  • Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (2003)
  • Solicitor, England & Wales (2008)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb(2020–)  
  • Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (FSIArb) (2020–)
  • Associate Mediator, Singapore Medication Centre (2016–)

English, Chinese and French

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