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Jae Hee Suh

Senior Associate


Suh Jae Hee
Jae Hee Suh

Senior Associate


Jae Hee specialises in international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration.

She has represented States and private clients in the automotive, energy, finance, infrastructure, pharmaceutical, private equity, and TMT sectors for arbitrations under various rules, including the HKIAC, ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SIAC, and UNCITRAL rules. She has also advised in relation to enforcing and challenging arbitral awards.

Jae Hee is a native Korean speaker and studied law at Oxford University as a STX Corporation scholar, graduating with the Field Fisher Prize and the Hogan Lovells Prize. She also obtained the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from the University of Hong Kong, where she received the Woo Po Shing Medal and the Hou De Charitable Foundation Scholarship.

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Publications: 05 May 2022

Singapore allows “No-Win, No-Fee” and “No-Win, Less-Fee” arrangements for arbitration and SICC proceedings

Historically, Singaporean law prohibited third party funding arrangements and outcome-related fee structures (ORFS) such as “No-Win, No-Fee” or “No-Win, Less-Fee”. 

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Publications: 07 December 2020

Amendments to the Singapore International Arbitration Act come into force

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Publications: 04 December 2020

Ten things for lawyers to know about the RCEP

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Publications: 03 April 2019

Interpretation of pathological clauses: a cautionary tale?

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Admitted as solicitor, Hong Kong, 2016


L.L.B. (First Class Honours), Law/Jurisprudence, Magdalen College, University of Oxford, 2012

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, The University of Hong Kong, 2013

Published work

  • The “Problem” of Costs in Arbitration: Controlling, Allocating and Funding Costs”, edited by Chin Leng Lim (The Cambridge Companion to International Arbitration) (Co-authored with Matthew Hodgson), 2021
  • Interpretation of pathological clauses: a cautionary tale?, Practical Law Arbitraion Blog, 2019
  • Emergency Arbitrator Relief: A Practical Guide (Co-authored with Matthew Hodgson and Kellie Yi), Korean Arbitration Review, 2018
  • Disclosure of third party funding – Hong Kong and Singapore setting the trend?, Practical Law Arbitration Blog, 2017
  • Opening the gates for third party funding – recent developments in Hong Kong and Singapore and lessons for Korea (Co-authored with Andrew Pullen), Korean Arbitration Review, 2017
  • Global Arbitration Review (GAR) Know-How: Investment Treaty Arbitration, Belize (Co-authored with Angeline Welsh and Mirrette Grant), 2015
  • Conquer English First, if you aspire to be a global leader (Galim Publishing) (in Korean), 2009