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Celine W. Liow

Associate
+65.6713.0219
Fax +65.6538.1311
Celine Liow is a member of the litigation and dispute resolution practice group. Her legal practice is concentrated in general civil and commercial litigation with a focus on employment and construction disputes.

Professional Background

Prior to the merger with K&L Gates, Ms. Liow trained at Straits Law Practice (“SLP”) and joined SLP as a legal associate after admission to the Singapore Bar.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Volunteer, Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) Legal Clinic
  • Volunteer, Community Legal Clinics 
  • Volunteer defence counsel, Criminal Legal Aid Scheme

Additional Information

Publications
  • “Employees Earning more than $4,500 per Month to be Covered by the Widened Employment Act,” Straits Law, 6 March 2018
  • Acted for the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology against Stansfield College, a local private education institute, in a contractual dispute in Singapore.
  • Acted for an ex-employee of a French investment bank in an employment dispute matter involving an alleged breach of mutual trust and confidence between an employer and employee.
  • Acted for an ex-committee member of the Singapore Swimming Club in a claim by the Singapore Swimming Club regarding breach of fiduciary duties.
  • Acted for an Abbot of a Monastery in a breach of trust claim.
  • Acting for the Energy Market Authority in the prosecution of offences under the Electricity Act and Gas Act.
  • Advising employers on employment matters including employment contracts and termination procedures.
  • Advising employees on employment matters including employment contracts and post- termination obligations.
  • Acting as defence counsel for various criminal cases under the Criminal Legal Aid scheme