Dr. Colin Ong, QC
Arbitration Association Brunei Darussalam
Dr. Ong is regularly instructed as lead counsel or appointed as arbitrator and has been involved in over 300 arbitrations conducted under most rules including AAA, BANI, CIETAC, HKIAC, ICC, LCIA, LMAA, KLRCA, SCMA; SIAC, TAI; UNCITRAL and WIPO rules under many applicable laws including English, Indian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Hong Kong, PRC, Singapore and Thai law. Broad experiences in banking, construction projects, IP, IT, mining disputes, energy disputes, and international trade disputes.
In 2010, he became the first non senior judge from ASEAN to be elected as a Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple. First ASEAN national lawyer appointed English Queen' s Counsel. Chartered Arbitrator; FCIArb; FMIArb; FSIArb; Ph.D; LL.M; DiplCArb; LLB (Hons).
President, AABD(Brunei); V-P (Appointments) THAC(Thailand); Advisor, Governing Council, BANI(Indonesia); Council, NCAC (Cambodia); Advisor,China-ASEAN Legal Research Center; Task Force, ICC Commission; ICCA-Queen Mary Task Force(Costs), V-P(Arb), IPBA; V-P, APRAG. Visiting Professor in several Civil law jurisdictions.
Recognised in legal directories including Who' s Who Legal: Thought Leaders(Arbitration). One of the top 30 by Expert Guides: Best of the Best 2017 (Arbitration). GAR 45 under 45 (2006). Former Consultant, ASEAN Centre for Energy; Panellist, ASEAN Protocol EDSM. Core drafter, Malaysian PAM 2006 Standard Building Contract. Languages include English, Bahasa Indonesia/Malay and Chinese.