Mr Philip Jeyaretnam
Global Vice-Chair and Regional CEO of Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
Mr Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, is the Regional CEO and Global Vice-Chair of Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP. A senior counsel, he is a commercial litigator and international arbitration specialist.
Mr Jeyaretnam graduated from Cambridge University (First Class Honours) in Law and was a visiting Fulbright Fellow at Harvard Law School. He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1988, and was appointed Senior Counsel in January 2003.
Mr Jeyaretnam was president of The Law Society of Singapore from January 2004 to December 2007. He was the founding chairman of the Society of Construction Law, Singapore. He is a member of the Regional Panel of Arbitrators, Singapore International Arbitration Centre and is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.
Mr Jeyaretnam was on the Boards of the National Kidney Foundation and of the Singapore Tourism Board from 2005 to 2009. He is currently a member of the Public Service Commission.
An award-winning writer, his stories and novels include First Loves, Raffles Place Ragtime and Abraham’s Promise. He was Singapore Young Artist of the Year, 1993, and received the Montblanc-NUS Centre for the Arts Literary Award, 1997. In 2003 he received the S.E.A. Write Award.