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Managing Partner
Head of Civil Litigation

T: +65 9088 7995


Dason graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1990 with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (Hons) and subsequently went on to earn a Masters in International Business Law (with Merit) from the University of London, graduating in 1992.

Dason started his legal career at M/s Harry Elias & Partners where he practised as a litigation associate. After his return from the UK upon completion of his Masters degree, he joined M/s Gurbani & Co and was exposed to a wide variety of admiralty work. He is recognised as an admiralty practitioner among his peers. He has also garnered more than 27 years of experience in a wide range of litigation and dispute resolution matters. Dason has represented clients before the Singapore Court of Appeal, the High Court and in numerous arbitration proceedings under the auspices of the ICC, CEITAC, SIAC, FOSFA and GAFTA to name a few.

Some of Dason's reported cases are as follows:

  • Ram Niranjan v Navin Jatia and others and another suit [2020] 3 SLR 1037; [2019] SGHC 145

  • Ram Niranjan v Navin Jatia and others and another suit[2019] SGHC 138

  • Traxiar Drilling Partners II Pte Ltd (in liquidation) v Dvergsten, Dag Oivind [2019] 4 SLR 433; [2018] SGHC 14

  • Liu Yanzhe and another v Tan Eu Jin and others [2019] SGHC 67

  • Tahir v Tay Kar Oon [2016] 3 SLR 296

  • Wong Wai Yin v Victoria Publications Pte Ltd [2015] SGHC 179

  • Wong Leong Wei Edward and another v Acclaim Insurance Brokers Pte Ltd and another suit [2010] SGHC 352

  • Public Prosecutor v Loo Kiah Heng & another [2010] SGDC 434

  • CST Cleaning & Trading Pte Ltd v National Parks Board [2009] 1 SLR(R) 55​

  • Lian Kok Hong v Lee Choi Kheong and others [2010] 3 SLR 378

  • Public Prosecutor v Lim Teck Choon [2009] 2 SLR(R) 577

  • Public Prosecutor v Lim Teck Choon [2008] SGDC 322

  • Donald McArthy Trading Pte Ltd and others v Pankaj s/o Dhirajlal (trading as TopBottom Impex) [2007] 2 SLR(R) 321

  • Asia Polyurethane Mfg Pte Ltd v Tandjung Marketing International Pte Ltd [2007] SGHC 3

  • Pankaj s/o Dhirajlal v Donald McArthy Trading Pte Ltd and others [2006] 4 SLR(R) 79

  • Stork Technology Services Asia Pte Ltd (formerly known as Eastburn Stork Pte Ltd) v First Capital Insurance Ltd [2006] 3 SLR(R) 652; [2006] SGHC 101

  • Tong Chee Kong and another v Public Prosecutor [1998] 1 SLR(R) 591

  • Public Prosecutor v Tong Chee Kong and Another [1997] SGHC

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