SIDRA is pleased to welcome Rachel Tan to the SIDRA family. Rachel was formerly a Foreign Service Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a Singapore-qualified lawyer joining us from private practice as Research and Development Operations Lead.
Her full bio is below.
Rachel Tan Xi’en (Research and Development Operations Lead)
Rachel is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. Prior to joining SIDRA, Rachel clerked for a world-renowned arbitrator and was an associate focusing on disputes at a large law firm. Rachel also spent three years in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a Foreign Service Officer from 2011 to 2014.
Rachel’s interests focus on public international law, mediation and conciliation, and arbitration. She holds a BA (Honours) and an LL.B (Honours) from the National University of Singapore, and is an accredited Tribunal Secretary at the HKIAC. Rachel has won several prizes, including placing 1st in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Singapore) Procedural Order Competition 2018, and winning the Championship of the Essex Court Chambers – Singapore Academy of Law International Mooting Competition 2019.