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Josephine Tong

Senior Associate


10 Collyer Quay
#18-01 Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315

Office Telephone: +65 6411 5300
Office Fax: +65 6411 5355

Direct Dial (Singapore): +65 6411 5377 Download VCard

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Josephine Tong is a Senior Associate with the Energy and Resources team in Singapore. She specialises in managing disputes in the oil and gas industry.

Josephine is a dual-qualified lawyer in Singapore and in England and Wales and advises on a range of matters to include offshore construction / conversion projects, energy disputes (including disputes before the Houston courts) and acting in a range of international arbitrations (including commodity trading disputes).

Prior to joining HFW (Singapore), Josephine worked with the construction practice group of two leading commercial law firms. She has written articles on arbitration and is one of the contributing authors of "The SICC Handbook – A Guide to the Rules and Procedures of the Singapore International Commercial Court".

Recent work includes:

  • Advising a major shipyard on change orders and management of delay claims in a project involving the engineering, procurement, supply, construction and assistance of commissioning contract in respect of 2 FPSO projects
  • Advising Houston lawyers and instructing Queen's Counsel on English law matters arising from Chapter 11 proceedings filed by a major offshore driller in relation to the construction and sale of a semi-submersible drilling unit
  • Acting for Claimant, a global trader of commodities, in 3 arbitrations arising from disputes in connection with sale and purchase of coal agreements
  • We are working with clients across our international network to help them minimise the impact of COVID-19 on their business and to prepare for what's next. To find out more, visit our dedicated Covid-19 hub.


HFW established its Singapore office in 1990 giving it a presence in the city for 30 years.

HFW's Singapore office operates throughout SE Asia and has particular strength in Indonesia and Malaysia.

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