Following its launch in Singapore, Three Crowns has been recognised in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2024 for International Arbitration.

Clients have described the team as “very experienced in international arbitration”, “reliable, efficient, professional”, “highly skilled and knowledgeable” and commend their “excellent reputation in their field” and “high-quality advice and representation”.

The Legal 500 highlights the team’s expertise in “complex disputes” and representation of “leading Asian and global companies”, underscoring Daryl Chew and Simon Elliot’s experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors, “excellent understanding of the commercial issues” and “impressive skills in picking up technical engineering concepts”.

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Daryl, managing partner of the firm’s Singapore office, continues to be ranked in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific and has been described by the directory as a “superb trial advocate” and “brilliant all-round talent” with the ability to “develop innovative solutions” to resolve disputes. He has an active portfolio of arbitrations arising from energy, construction, M&A, joint venture, and general commercial disputes. Daryl serves as the Chairman of the Board of Maxwell Chambers and co-chairs the YSIAC Council. He is recognised in Chambers, Who’s Who Legal, and has been named among “30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia in 2022” by Asia Law Portal.


Simon is a partner in the Singapore office, with a broad commercial and investment treaty practice involving disputes under a range of institutional rules and ad hoc.  He has particular expertise in disputes arising out of large infrastructure and major projects involving disputed technical, delay, and quantum related issues. Clients have described Simon as “outstanding”, “very talented” and a “problem solver and original thinker”. Clients value his expertise and knowledge of all key legal areas, his ability to deliver quality legal advice on time in a “highly collaborative” manner and the fact he is “always available to discuss any issue”.


Penny is a counsel in the Singapore office. She has substantial experience 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 recognised in The Legal 500 UK 2021.


Shaun, counsel in the Singapore office, continues to be listed in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, in which clients describe him as “impressive”, “outstanding”, “up and coming” and skilled at “grasping the technical fine points”. He has extensive experience in disputes in connection with energy and infrastructure projects across Asia involving the ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, and AAA-ICDR rules. He previously served 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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