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Sir Henry Bernard Eder appointed as International Judge to Singapore International Commercial Court

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 11:55
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Sir Bernard will be sworn in by President Tony Tan Keng Yam on Thursday at a ceremony at the Istana.

SIR Henry Bernard Eder, formerly a judge of the High Court of England and Wales, has been appointed as an International Judge to the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC).

Sir Bernard will be sworn in by President Tony Tan Keng Yam on Thursday at a ceremony at the Istana.

With this appointment, the SICC will have a total of 12 International Judges.

Sir Bernard, 62, was assigned to the Queen's Bench Division and the Commercial Court from 2011 to April 2015.

Prior to his appointment to the UK Bench, he was a Barrister in Essex Court Chambers of London from 1975 to 2010 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1991.

He is widely recognised as an expert in the areas of commercial disputes, civil claims and international arbitration involving all aspects of commercial law including banking, shipping, sale of goods, commodities, oil/gas and insurance.

He is currently the senior editor of Scrutton on Charterparties and Bills of Lading.

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