Eric Tin

Foreign Counsel

Eric Tin is a foreign counsel of SIP Law Firm


Eric Tin has been serving as a foreign counsel of SIP Law Firm since 2020.  He mainly advises the Firm on arbitration cases in Singapore.

Eric Tin is a Partner at Donaldson & Burkinshaw, which is based in Singapore. He heads the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice, and the Healthcare Law Practice Group within it.  He served as a judicial officer and a senior state prosecutor before becoming an advocate and solicitor.



  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018 Market-Leading Lawyer
  • Asialaw Profiles 2014 Recommended Lawyer
  • Received the Long Service Award for contributions as Member, Criminal Law Advisory Committee (Hearing) III from the Minister for Home Affairs, 2015
  • Received the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World (Merit Award) for achievements in the legal sector from the Junior Chamber International, 2011
  • Received the Singapore Public Service Long Service Award from the Attorney-General, 2006



  • National University of Singapore, LL.B (Hons.)
  • National University of Singapore, LL.M



  • Member, Criminal Law Advisory Committee (Hearing) III, Ministry of Home Affairs (2010-present)
  • Adjudicator, Financial Disputes Resolution Centre Ltd (FIDReC) (2008-present)
  • Member, Patron Disputes Committee, Casino Regulatory Authority (2018-present)
  • Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (2011-present)
  • Member, Ministry of Defense Panel of Probono Legal Counsel (2018-present)
  • Teaching Faculty, Singapore Medical Association Centre for Medical Ethics & Professionalism (2013-present)
  • Honorary Legal Advisor, Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (2015-present)