Mr Kelvin Wong > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP
ONE MARINA BOULEVARD
#28-00
SINGAPORE 018989
Singapore

Work Department

Construction & Engineering; Corporate & Commercial; Employment, Health & Safety; Energy, Infrastructure & Projects

Position

Co-Head of the Firm’s Corporate & Commercial Department and Head of the Energy, Infrastructure and Projects Practice

Career

Kelvin is Co-Head of the Firm’s Corporate & Commercial Department and leads the Energy, Infrastructure & Projects Practice.

Kelvin regularly acts as counsel to key global and local players in the energy, gas, petrochemical and specialty gas production, waste treatment and disposal, water treatment and supply sectors. He has considerable experience advising on project development and structuring, and addressing complex regulatory and transactional issues. Kelvin has extensive knowledge of the energy, gas and utilities sectors in Singapore and is widely regarded as one of the leading lawyers and a trusted legal adviser in infrastructure projects in the region.

Kelvin’s practice also includes district cooling, storage and terminalling, tolling, contract manufacturing, outsourcing and other service arrangements. He regularly advises on a broad range of commercial transactions, including public and private procurement (including public-private partnerships), cross-border sale of goods, distribution and agency arrangements, equipment securitisation and leasing arrangements.

Languages

English.

Memberships

Deputy Chairman, Law Society Pro Bono Services. Director, boards of AETOS Holdings and Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association.

Education

Graduated from the University of Nottingham with an LL.B. (Hons) degree.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Projects and energy: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Kelvin WongAllen & Gledhill LLP

Allen & Gledhill LLP‘s multi-disciplinary offering is well placed to provide advice throughout the entire life cycle of a project, be it in the oil, gas, energy, utilities, telecoms or transportation sector. On the development side, the key contacts are group lead Kelvin Wong  and Boon Kiat Yeo; both have considerable experience assisting with project structuring, establishment and conduct of operations, and industry-specific regulatory and compliance matters. On the financing side, regional practice co-head Chee Wai Kok and Aloysius Ng are the names to note. Wee Meng Tan, who oversees the firm’s work in the telecoms area, is also recommended.

Singapore > Labour and employment: local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP has one of the largest teams in Singapore, spanning both contentious and non-contentious matters. The group has experienced growth in health and safety matters, including those linked to the Covid-19 crisis. It has also maintained its eminent standing in restraint of trade, employee poaching and non-compete injunction cases. Kelvin Wong and Sanjiv Rajan co-head the practice, with the latter known for employment disputes, including white-collar crime and investigations-related matters. Tay Yong Seng is a highly rated employment litigator, notably non-compete injunction and senior executive remuneration disputes. Christine Tee is an emerging talent.