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Jie Lim

Fax +65.6538.1311
Ms. Lim is an associate in the litigation and dispute resolution practice. She primarily handles complex commercial matters including breaches of shareholder agreements, breaches of directors’ duties, breaches of fiduciary duties and conspiracy, which frequently involve forensic investigations and expert evidence.

She has also handled tort law disputes and public and administrative law disputes, some of which have reached the Court of Appeal.

Her practice also frequently involves applying for or resisting commercial injunctions such as Mareva injunctions, Springboard injunctions, injunctions to restrain the sale of shares and injunctions to prevent the removal of company directors.

Ms. Lim also has experience in conducting domestic and international arbitrations and in the Restructuring and Insolvency practice area.

Professional Background

Prior to the merger of K&L Gates and Straits Law LLC, Ms. Lim was an associate at Straits Law Practice LLC, having joined the firm in 2015.


  • ECC-SAL Moot Quarter-Finalist, 2016
  • Acted for Aesthetic Medical Partners Pte Ltd and associated companies in seven related suits against former directors, employees and shareholders.
  • Acted for a bank against its former Chief Executive Officer in an employment-related dispute.
  • Acted for an individual against a Swiss bank in a constructive dismissal claim arising out of the Libor fixing scandal.
  • Acted for an individual alleged to have been a conspirator in the Keppel Club scandal, which involved the sale of more than 1,000 phantom memberships in a golf and leisure club.
  • Acted for a company in an appeal to the Minister of Communications and Information against sanctions imposed by the Infocomm Media Development Authority.
  • Acted for an individual in a criminal motion before the Court of Appeal pursuant to the Attorney General’s Chambers’ refusal to disclose two statements made by the individual.
  • Acted for a company in an assessment of damages hearing due to breaches arising from the 2013 penny stock crash.
  • Acted an individual before the High Court and Court of Appeal in a tort law claim against his neighbours arising from the damage caused to his property in the course of his neighbours’ demolition works.