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Allen & Gledhill LLP

ONE MARINA BOULEVARD, #28-00, SINGAPORE 018989, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6890 7188
Fax:
Fax +65 6327 3800
Email:
Web:
www.allenandgledhill.com
Singapore, Yangon

Kelvin Wong

Tel:
Work +65 6890 7644
Email:
Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, Construction & Engineering, Employment, Energy, Infrastructure & Projects.

Position

Partner. Co-Head of the Corporate & Commercial Department and Head of the Energy, Infrastructure and Projects Practice.

Career

Kelvin is widely regarded by the industry and peers as a leading authority and trusted adviser in the energy, gas, petrochemical, resources, utilities, waste-management and logistics-management sectors. Kelvin has extensive experience acting as lead counsel in various major infrastructure, energy and resources projects in Singapore and South-east Asia. He regularly advises multinational and domestic corporates as well as public authorities on all aspects of project structuring and development, regulatory matters, and operating and maintenance arrangements. Kelvin is consistently recognised as a leading Projects & Energy lawyer by many notable publications. He is also qualified as a Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple) in England, ranking first in the Bar Examinations in 1995. He was called to the Singapore Bar in 1996.

Languages

English.

Member

Kelvin serves as an independent director on the boards of AETOS Holdings Pte. Ltd., National Council of Social Service, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, Law Society Pro Bono Services and Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association. He previously served as an independent director on the boards of Rolls-Royce Singapore Pte Ltd, SP PowerAssets Ltd, SP PowerGrid Ltd, PowerGas Ltd. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, England.

Education

Kelvin graduated from the University of Nottingham with an LLB (Hons) degree.


Singapore: Labour and employment

Labour and employment – Local firms

Within: Labour and employment – Local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP's team handles the gamut of employment and industrial relations matters especially those pertaining to cross-border and dual-employment arrangements and employee transfers and also has strength in areas such as pension schemes and employment disputes - particularly those involving senior employees. In recent work, it acted for Grab Inc, as it acquired the operations of Uber Technologies, on the transfer of the employees in Singapore and numerous other Asian jurisdictions. The team also advised on various complex, cross-border and Singapore law employment issues in connection with the merger of Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management. On the disputes side, it acted for Brightex Paints in a case concerning the theft of valuable industrial, confidential information by an employee. Kelvin Wong and Sanjiv Kumar Rajan jointly head the team; litigator Aaron Lee is recommended for his 'responsiveness and great industrial knowledge'; and Vincent Leow is another name to note.

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Singapore: Projects and energy

Projects and energy – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Kelvin Wong - Allen & Gledhill LLP

Within: Projects and energy – Local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP has worked on a series of iconic deals, including landmark transport infrastructure projects and recent public private partnership (PPP) projects in Singapore. It advised the Land Transport Authority of Singapore on agreements with SBST Transit and SMRT Buses for 11 bus packages under the bus contracting model. The firm is also active in oil and gas projects (including petrochemical projects). Myanmar is an increasingly important jurisdiction for the practice. The firm is primarily focused on the sponsor side, though is increasingly engaged by regional banks. Kok Chee Wai and Kelvin Wong are recommended for project finance and project development respectively.

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