John Goulios is the Global Co-Chair of the firm's Insurance Sector in Singapore. John was also previously the managing partner of the Singapore office and led the firm's inaugural association with a local firm in Indonesia. John practises all forms of dispute resolution including litigation and international arbitration and is particularly experienced in handling large complex commercial disputes including class actions, cross border disputes and insurance claims involving catastrophic losses. In his time in Asia, John has also conducted internal investigations on behalf of global clients or assisted them in responding to investigations by regulators.

For over 20 years John has defended financial institutions, hedge funds, lawyers, accountants, auditors, directors and trustees, and other commercial professions and their insurers in large and complex disputes including in various class actions in Australia and in China related US reverse merger cases. His insurer clients include local entities, Lloyds syndicates and many global insurers and reinsurers. He has also acted for such clients in significant property, energy and mining losses and in respect of natural catastrophes including the 2011 Thailand floods, the 2010-11 Queensland floods and other various cyclones, typhoons and natural disasters causing substantial destruction, disruption and loss. Further, John has particular expertise in acting on behalf of captive insurers both assisting with claims management as well as structural, governance, organisational and regulatory challenges and requirements.

John's experience across Asia includes acting for global clients in international arbitrations and commercial litigation concerning regional mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, contractual, licensing and intellectual property disputes. Further he has conducted regional anti-bribery and anti-corruption investigations as well as other internal company investigations including for theft of intellectual property and embezzlement of company funds.

John is a member of the panel of arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the Pacific International Arbitration Centre and been appointed to the panel of arbitrators and mediators for the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. He is also a member of the Singapore Law Academy Pro Bono/CSR Committee, the Singapore Law Society Foreign Lawyers Advisory Panel and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Further, John is an independent non-executive director of IAG Re Singapore Pte Ltd.