Kate Lan 蓝慧姗
Kate is a senior associate in Carey Olsen's dispute resolution and litigation practice in Singapore. Her main area of practice includes commercial litigation, trust and estate disputes, shareholder’s disputes, insolvency and company law related disputes. She is qualified to practise in Singapore, England & Wales and the British Virgin Islands. She is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese and able to communicate in basic Bahasa Indonesia and Japanese.
Kate has extensive experience representing clients in cross-border litigation and international arbitration, investor-State dispute settlement and public international law matters. She has also been appointed as arbitrator by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and is a member of SIAC’s Reserve Panel of Arbitrators and a member of INSOL. Kate is a contributing author to two editions of Arbitration in Singapore: A Practical Guide (edited by The Honourable The Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon), and the first reference guide to investment protection in the ASEAN region – Investment Protection in Southeast Asia: A Country-by-Country Guide on Arbitration Laws and Bilateral Investment Treaties.
Kate started her practice in the litigation department of one of the largest law firms in Southeast Asia, where she advised clients on a broad spectrum of company and commercial disputes. She subsequently practised in UK-based international firms where she specialised in international commercial arbitration, investor-State dispute settlement and public international law.
Throughout her career, Kate has acted for and advised States, State entities, private multinational companies as well as high-net-worth individuals on a broad spectrum of litigation and arbitration disputes. She has also assisted multinational corporations in investigations relating to the UK Bribery Act and US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.