Francis Xavier

Regional Head of Dispute Resolution, Rajan & Tann Singapore LLP

Participation in the events

Track: 5. Litigation and Arbitration Practice. Dispute Resolution
Discussion session

5.1. Investment Arbitration: How to Ensure Fair Play Between Foreign Investors and Host States?


Thursday, May 17, 09:45 - 11:30

Hall #7, General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)

Track: Moot Courts
Moot Court

Arbitration Battle: Team Russia v. Team World


Friday, May 18, 14:30 - 16:30

Hyde Park, General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)


Areas of expertise: international arbitration, treaty arbitration, commercial litigation, banking and finance disputes, energy and resources

Образование, опыт работы:

Till present

Head, Disputes Practices

Till present

the Chairman of the Singapore CiArb

Till present

Party-nominated arbitrator of a Mauritius entity in a bilateral investment treaty (ICSID) dispute with the Government of India

Till present

Counsel for an Asean government, ICSID


Senior Counsel, Disputes Practices

Дополнительная информация:

Mr. Xavier's area of expertise are corporate and commercial disputes especially in the areas of corporate, banking, property, financial and investment related claims and aviation law

He is a Chartered Arbitrator and is also on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for International Arbitration, the Kigali International Arbitration Centre (Rwanda) and the CiArb (UK) Panel of Arbitrators

Francis Xavier currently holds the following appointments: Chairman, Listings Appeals Committee, Singapore Stock Exchange; Chairman, Singapore Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK); Jurisdictional Council Member representing Singapore, Inter Pacific Bar Association; Deputy Chairman of the Law Society Inquiry Panel; Member, Council of Law Reporting, Singapore Academy of Law; Member, Users’ Council, Singapore International Arbitration Centre; Faculty member, Approved Faculty List of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK).

His qualifications: Senior Counsel, Supreme Court of Singapore; Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales; Chartered Arbitrator, CiArb; Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators , UK; Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators; Fellow, Singapore Academy of Law; Fellow, The Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators; Panel of Arbitrators, Singapore International Arbitration Centre; Panel of Arbitrators, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators; Panel of Arbitrators, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration; Panel of International Arbitrators, Kigali International Arbitration Centre, Rwanda.