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9 RAFFLES PLACE, #32-00 REPUBLIC PLAZA, SINGAPORE 048619, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6713 0200
Fax:
Fax +65 6538 1311
Email:
Web:
www.straitslaw.com.sg

Joseph Liow

Tel:
Work +65 6713 0212
Email:
Web:
www.straitslaw.com.sg
Straits Law Practice LLC

Work Department

Commercial Litigation, Building construction disputes, and Employment disputes.

Position

Deputy Managing Director

Career

“The ‘responsive, conscientious’ Joseph Liow handles construction and employment disputes.” - The Legal 500. Joseph, an ASEAN scholar, graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1992 and has been in legal practice since 1993. He heads one of our litigation teams and handles commercial litigation, building construction disputes, and employment disputes. Joseph started his career as a pupil with one of the two heritage firms that merged to form Straits Law Practice LLC in 2001 and he is one of the founding shareholders of Straits Law.

Languages

English, Mandarin

Member

He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitration, an Adjudicator appointed by the Singapore Mediation Centre and a lead trainer with the Law Society’s Advocacy program. He has also served as a Legal Assessor with the Singapore Medical Council as well as the Singapore Dental Council, as a Chairman in many Inquiry Committees under the Legal Profession Act and also served as a member of the National Sport Council (NSC) Organisational Excellence Review Appeals Committee.

Education

Joseph, an ASEAN scholar, graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1992.


Singapore: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution – Local firms

Within: Dispute resolution – Local firms

Straits Law Practice LLC has a formidable record in dispute resolution, and is noted for its advocacy skills and expertise in a range of cases, most notably gaining additional prominence in banking and insolvency cases, including representing clients in claims against banks. It acted for the Mandalay Trust in its $500m claim against Credit Suisse and Credit Suisse Trust. The 'very responsive' team features N Sreenivasan SC, who is 'rated as one of the top lawyers' and is feted for his 'fierce and exacting cross-examination skills'. Muralli Rajaram is also recommended, as is construction disputes expert Joseph Liow Wang Wu.

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