Professor Boo is one of Singapore’s leading international arbitrators, having sat as arbitrator in more than 300 cases and written numerous awards. His cases included those administered by the ICSID, ICC, CIETAC, SIAC, LCIA, HKIAC, AAA, KLRCA, BANI, as well as ad hoc arbitrations. Many of his recent cases involve disputes arising from mergers/acquisitions, oil/gas and energy resources, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure developments and international trade.
Boo has consistently been described by Chambers’ Asia 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 and ranked as one of Asia’s most “in demand” “leading individuals” in arbitration “who always inspires confidence in arbitration” , as one who “handles a high volume of cases in a time-efficient manner” and “much sought after for his “no-nonsense approach and academic distinction”.
He is the author of “Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore Volume 2 – Arbitration” (Lexis-Nexis 2017 re-issue) and one of the co-authors of UNCITRAL Digest on the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (UN July 2012). He leads in the teaching of international commercial arbitration at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore since 1994. He also teaches at Bond University, Australia.