“Theng Fong is a conscientious, able and conspicuously fair arbitrator. His uncommon ability to understand and process even-handedly cross-cultural differences is an enormous asset.”
— Mr VK Rajah SC, the former Attorney General of Singapore and a former Judge of Appeal of Singapore Supreme Court
“Mr Hee is a dedicated, meticulous and extremely patient arbitrator. He understands the Common law legal philosophy as well as the PRC legal system. In his handling of the numerous commercial arbitration cases, he has shown himself to be always fair and reasonable. These are his strengths which he brings to advance the cause of international arbitration.”
— Prof. Shen Sibao, a renowned international jurist, former Dean of Law School at University of International Business and Economics, who currently serves as Dean of Law School at Shanghai University, an expert member of the International Commercial Expert Committee (ICEC) of the Supreme People’s Court of the PRC and Chairman of the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration
Mr Hee joined the Singapore government legal service upon his graduation in 1979 from University of Singapore. He also holds a Diploma in PRC Law. He has been trained at Harvard Law School in Advanced Mediation Workshop. As a proficient bilingual (English/Mandarin) lawyer, he had for more than 40 years, spent much of that in large specialist practices representing parties in litigation and arbitration in over 200 cases many of which have been reported in Singapore Law Reports and numerous law journals. In recent years he had devoted much of his time sitting as arbitrator and mediator, written many awards in both English and Chinese in matters administered under SIAC, CIETAC, HKIAC and ICC rules. He is a Specialist Mediator (China) and Ambassador for the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) and an Accredited Mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre.
Mr Hee is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb). He sits on the boards of some listed companies and advises several community bodies.
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