The Team

Roger Milburn

Roger Milburn

Investment Manager

Roger is an Investment Manager and arbitration specialist in LCM’s Singapore office.

He has specialised in disputes finance since joining LCM in 2018 and is expert at identifying and assessing prospective funding opportunities, devising and structuring dispute finance arrangements, and working closely with LCM’s clients and their legal teams to assist with their claims’ efficient progress to a positive outcome.

For over 10 years Roger has been conducting a broad range of high value, complex, cross-border disputes with a particular focus in the energy, natural resources, financial and technology sectors. He has experience conducting arbitrations under the SIAC, LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL rules as well as ad hoc arbitrations. His experience also includes commercial litigation and insolvency-related litigation. He is admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales.

Prior to joining LCM, Roger was with the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner). After starting his career in London, Roger worked in BCLP’s Singapore and Hong Kong offices from 2012 onwards.

Roger is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). He graduated with a degree in jurisprudence from Wadham College, Oxford University in 2004.

Roger is ranked for Litigation Funding in the Asia-Pacific region in Chambers & Partners 2020. Sources say that Roger is: “Engaging and always willing to go the extra mile, his expertise as an arbitration lawyer helps him come to grips with the nuances of cases he funds” and “It was obvious he read the matters very carefully. He gave me a very fair and reasoned viewpoint, which he did not have to take the time to do. His feedback was bang on, and absolutely what I needed to know”. He is also recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Third Party Funding 2020.


“The Use of Litigation Finance in disputes along China’s Belt and Road”; published in CDR magazine 2021 Essential Intelligence: The Belt and Road Initiative (September, 2021).

“A View From The Other Side: Advocacy Tips from Leading Arbitrators of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators”; sub-Editor Roger Milburn; published by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2021)

“Enabling Legislation: Check; Code of Practice for Third Party Funders: Check; Third Party Funding for Arbitration in Hong Kong is Ready for Lift Off!”; published in the Kluwer Arbitration Blog (2019)

“Singapore court sets aside investment treaty award on merits for the first time”; published in the Practical Law Arbitration Blog (2017)

“Arbitration builds on progress in Asia”; published by South China Morning Post (2013)


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