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Joan Lim-Casanova

Joan Lim-Casanova is a partner in the firm’s Singapore office. She is a member of the Commercial Disputes practice group. She has more than 15 years of experience in international dispute resolution and does both litigation and arbitration that arise from diverse subject matters such as trusts, insurance, infrastructure, and renewable energy. 

She has acted for clients in different sectors such as construction, investment, banking, and commodities. Joan also regularly acts for and advises Chinese private and state-owned entities to manage and avoid disputes in Asia (including Singapore, China, Indonesia, and Vietnam). 

Joan has been consistently recognized by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a Rising Star and Next-Generation Partner. She takes a keen interest in the client’s business and clients have commended that Joan has a “good grasp of the commercial realities” and “complete mastery of all the facts and events.” 

Prior to joining the firm, Joan has served as a partner at a Singapore law firm which was in a formal law alliance with a Magic Circle firm

Prior to joining the firm, Joan served as a partner at a Singapore law firm where she focused her practice in dispute resolution, with emphasis on commercial litigation and arbitration. Joan regularly advised Chinese private and state-owned entities to avoid disputes in Asia (including Singapore, China, Indonesia, and India).

Joan has handled a wide range of matters involving applicable laws that arise from diverse subject matters such as trusts, insurance, infrastructure, power generation, and renewable energy. She also has experience with aerospace, banks, consumer goods and retail, education, intermediary brokers, oil and gas, Sovereign wealth, wealth management, and private banking.

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a Rising Star and Next-Generation Lawyer in Singapore for Dispute Resolution
  • Recognized by Expert Guides as a Rising Star for Commercial Arbitration
  • Provides pro bono advice and representation 
  • Conducts advocacy/mooting classes for students
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