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

Joseph Liow

Tel:
Work 6713 0212
Email:
Straits Law Practice LLC

Work Department

Commercial Litigation, Building construction disputes, and Employment disputes.

Position

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

Local firms

Within: Local firms

Straits Law Practice LLC has a healthy market share of big-ticket cases and an especially solid reputation for medical negligence, banking disputes, shareholder disputes and trade disputes involving India and Indonesia. It represented Tan Sri Hii Chii Kok, a Malaysian business tycoon, in his medical negligence claim against surgeon Professor Ooi Peng Jin London Lucien and the National Cancer Centre of Singapore. ‘Very smart lawyer’ N Sreenivasan SC has a fine record handling civil and criminal cases, and is frequently instructed as counsel by other law firms. Palaniappan Sundararaj is recommended for medical negligence, Joseph Liow Wang Wu for construction cases, Valerie Ang for shareholder disputes and cases in the hospitality sector, and Muralli Rajaram is an emerging talent. The firm is also strong in major matrimonial cases.

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