Daniel KOH

Founding Partner

Daniel KOH

Qualifications and Positions

  • LL.B., National University of Singapore, 1993
  • LLM, Columbia University, 1997 
  • Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore, 1994 
  • Board member, Singapore Institute of Legal Education 
  • Principal mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre 
  • Adjudicator, Asian International Arbitration Centre
  • Arbitrator and Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Former Law Society Chairman, Continuing Practice Development Committee
  • Council member of the Law Society of Singapore
  • Former President, Licensing Executives Society (Singapore)
  • Member and senior trainer, Law Society Advocacy Committee
  • Member, Singapore Medical Council Complaints Panel
  • Volunteer, Law Society Criminal Legal Aid Scheme

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 Daniel Koh is a Founding and Joint Managing Partner of Eldan Law LLP. Prior to establishing the firm in 2010, he was an equity partner in an established law practice with international reach. Daniel has overseen the growth of Eldan Law from a boutique dispute resolution firm to a full-service law firm. 

Daniel was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Singapore Bar in 1994. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1993 and also has a Masters of Law degree from Columbia University, where he graduated as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar for superior academic performance. His research at Columbia University had an emphasis in International Commercial Arbitration, International Commercial Transactions and International Trade and Supply of Goods. He has also been lead counsel in arbitrations administered by the SIAC and the ICC. Daniel is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has been nominated by parties as Arbitrator. He is also on the panel of Principal Mediators at the Singapore Mediation Centre and has successfully mediated several contentious matters. 

Daniel has been instructed as lead counsel in many Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal cases, many of which have been reported in the Singapore Law Reports. 

Over the years, Daniel has developed an extensive broad-based practice in commercial disputes resolution and international commercial arbitration. Daniel has been recommended in Asialaw Profiles. His clients include major MNCs and public listed companies. 

He has also taught students at the National University of Singapore classes on court advocacy and written submissions, and also presently teaches at the Post Graduate Law Course conducted by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education, at which Daniel is also a Principal Chief Examiner. He is also a senior advocacy trainer and has conducted training in advocacy and court craft in advocacy programmes for lawyers and barristers in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Australia, Scotland and also at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy in the USA. 

As a senior advocacy trainer, Daniel was part of the team that developed the training programme for examination of Expert Witnesses, in particular valuation experts in court proceedings. 

Daniel is also an elected Council member of the Law Society of Singapore. 


  • General Editor and co-author, Law and Practice of Injunctions, Interim Measures and Search Orders in Singapore (Sweet & Maxwell, 2017)
  • General Editor and co-author, Law & Practice of Injunctions in Singapore (Sweet & Maxwell, 2004)
  • Contributor, Getting the Deal Through: Licensing in 28 Jurisdictions Worldwide