Penny Martin and Shaun Pereira will speak on two interactive panels at the CIArb YMG Arbitration Conference in Singapore on 21 February 2024.

The conference is intended to provide a platform for interaction and discussion amongst arbitration practitioners on topical issues in international arbitration.  Speakers from diverse backgrounds, which include senior members of the circuit, such as judges and arbitrators, have been invited to speak and share their unique experiences.

Shaun’s panel titled “To convince, cajole or coerce?” will take place at 2.30-3.30pm SGT and Penny’s panel “What would you do if…?” will take place at 4-5pm SGT.

The conference will be take place at the Furama City Centre in Singapore.

To find out more and to register, click here.


Penny, counsel in the Singapore office, has more than a decade of experience in international commercial arbitration, public international law, and international human rights law. Her primary focus has been on energy-related disputes, including disputes relating to long-term oil and gas agreements (including environmental, abandonment and decommissioning, and cost recovery issues), renewable energy, gas pricing, licensing, and intellectual property.

Penny was named a “Rising Star” in International Arbitration in The Legal 500 UK having been previously recognised as “Highly Regarded”. She received her BA/LLB (Hons) from Monash University and LLM in Public International Law (with Distinction) from the University of Glasgow. Penny is admitted to practice in England and Wales and Victoria, Australia.


Shaun, counsel in the Singapore office, has advised and represented States, State-owned entities and multinational corporations in disputes subject to arbitration under the ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, and AAA-ICDR rules in proceedings across the energy, construction, and financial services sectors.

Shaun is listed in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, in which clients describe him as “impressive”, “outstanding”, and “up and coming”. He teaches as Adjunct Faculty at the Singapore Management University and has published on international arbitration in leading journals, including the Journal of International Arbitration, the Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, and the Civil Justice Quarterly.

Shaun previously served in a judicial capacity as a magistrate and assistant registrar in the High Court of Singapore and the Singapore International Commercial Court. Before that, he clerked for the Chief Justice and Justices of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

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