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Kyle Gabriel Peters

Fax +65.6538.1311
Kyle Gabriel Peters is a member of the litigation and dispute resolution group. Mr. Peter’s practice focuses on commercial disputes, international arbitration, and litigious corporate insolvency matters.

Professional Background

Before beginning his law career as a paralegal, Mr. Peters was an architectural draughtsman at a leading architecture firm in Singapore. He trained in the dispute resolution practice group of Straits Law Practice, and since being called to the bar, he has acted for clients in a wide range of complex commercial disputes.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Young Lawyers Committee (2018), Law Society of Singapore

Additional Information

Mr. Peters has successfully argued a broad range of interlocutory matters, such as applications relating to specific discovery, peremptory orders, striking out of pleadings, security for costs, further and better particulars, and appeals to High Court judges in chambers.
  • Acting for a group of shareholders against former shareholding-directors in a complex litigation comprising several connected High Court suits and various interlocutory applications, including mareva injunctions, specific discovery orders and interrogatories.
  • Assisted in a cross-border dispute involving Singapore, USA, and Australia proceedings involving insolvency, civil, and criminal suits.
  • Regularly acting in matters involving the obtainment, or resisting, urgent injunctive relief.
  • Acting for interveners who successfully prevented the full recognition of U.S. bankruptcy proceedings in Singapore in the first application of the recently adopted UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency by the Singapore Courts on the basis that such recognition would be contrary to public policy.
  • Acting for judgment creditors across a wide range of enforcement proceedings including examination of judgment debtors, garnishee proceedings, seizure and sale proceedings, and ultimately winding up proceedings.
  • Acting for a global luxury management company in a transnational dispute against the hotel owners. The SIAC arbitration involved issues of conflict of laws and domestic public policy in the country of operation, in addition to contractual interpretation issues.
  • Acting for global banks and MNCs in Singapore-seated international arbitrations.
  • Successfully representing a company in a statutory appeal to a minister involving investigative, advisory and regulatory elements.