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Drew & Napier LLC, Jimmy Yim, SC, Singapore, SINGAPORE

Jimmy Yim, SC

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Work +65 6531 2504
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Drew & Napier LLC

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Deputy Chairman, Drew & Napier LLC;
Managing Director, Dispute Resolution;
Head, Construction & Engineering

Career

Jimmy Yim is Deputy Chairman of Drew & Napier LLC and the Managing Director of Singapore’s most celebrated Dispute Resolution practice. Mr Yim also heads the firm’s Construction and Engineering practice group.

Mr Yim graduated with top honours from the National University of Singapore in 1982, interned at Baker & McKenzie in London and Hong Kong and made associate at another leading practice  from 1983 to 1985. From 1985 to 1988, he was appointed Regional Director, The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers. Mr Yim returned to private practice at Drew & Napier in 1989, made partner in 1991 and was conferred Senior Counsel in 1998.

Mr Yim has built up over three decades of experience in civil and commercial law and international arbitration. His experience in trials and international arbitration ranges from energy projects, building and construction, to companies and joint-ventures.

As a leading dispute practitioner, he is recommended by name in leading legal publications such as Chambers & Partners, Asia Pacific Legal 500, and Asialaw Profiles.

Practice Areas:
  • Arbitration
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Defamation
  • Energy, Transport & Infrastructure
  • Hotels & Leisure
  • International Trade

Languages

English

Member

  • Regional Arbitrator, Singapore International Arbitration Centre
  • Panel Arbitrator & Mediator, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration
  • Recommended International Arbitrator, Pacific International Arbitration Centre, Vietnam
  • Member, Panel of Mediators, Financial Industry Disputes Resolution Centre (FIDReC), The Association of Banks in Singapore
  • Member, Ministry of Law Steering Committee on Legal Aid
  • Member, Citizenship Committee of Inquiry, Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Member, Criminal Legal Representation and Social of the Senior Counsel Forum
  • Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member, Inter-Pacific Bar Association

Education

  • B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (1982)
  • M. (Hons), National University of Singapore (1990)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (1983)
  • Solicitor, England & Wales (1997)
  • Appointed Senior Counsel (1998)
  • Appointed Regional Arbitrator, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (2002)

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