Daniel Chua is a senior associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice in Mayer Brown's Singapore office.

Daniel has experience in international dispute resolution with a particular focus on commercial and investment treaty arbitration. His practice comprises of multi-jurisdictional work in common law and civil law jurisdictions primarily in the aviation, energy, hotels, infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, mining, professional services and telecommunications sectors, as well as disputes involving elements public international law, sanctions law and ESG. Daniel advises and represents clients in disputes and international arbitrations under various institutional rules (including AIAC, BANI, DIAC, ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, SIAC and VIAC). Daniel also has experience in commercial mediation, expert determination, and commercial and appellate litigation. He also regularly advises and represents clients in government investigations and internal investigations.

Daniel is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, an accredited HKIAC Tribunal Secretary, and a panel arbitrator of the CIArb Business Arbitration Scheme. He is an Adjunct Lecturer in Taylor's University in Kuala Lumpur where he teaches the Master of Laws module on international dispute resolution. He is also a member of the Asia Pacific Sub-Committee of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations, and Member of the AIAC YPG Investment Arbitration Committee.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from University of London and a Master of Laws from University College London. He is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and as an advocate and solicitor in Malaysia. Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Daniel has worked at top-tier international arbitration law firms in Kuala Lumpur and London.

Daniel is fluent in English and Malay.


  • Anglais
  • Malay


University College London, LLM

University of London, Bachelor of Laws
First Class Honours

Inscription au Barreau


  • England and Wales
  • Malaysia


  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Tribunal Secretary, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Panel Arbitrator, Business Arbitration Scheme, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Taylor's University
  • Member, Asia Pacific Sub-Committee, Campaign for Greener Arbitrations
  • Member, AIAC YPG Investment Arbitration Committee