Mr Kenneth Lim > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

International Arbitration, Litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency, Employment




Kenneth’s main areas of practice are litigation, restructuring and insolvency, and international arbitration. He has substantial experience representing clients in complex contentious matters involving contractual claims, property disputes, shareholder disputes, banking claims, trust disputes, directors’ duties, media and entertainment disputes, employment, and defamation. Kenneth regularly represents lenders, borrowers and insolvency professionals in relation to liquidation, judicial management, receivership, schemes of arrangement, and complex multi-jurisdictional restructurings.

Prior to joining the Firm, Kenneth served as a Justices’ Law Clerk with the Supreme Court of Singapore, and as a Legal Counsel with the Competition Commission of Singapore.

Kenneth has appeared as amicus curiae under the Supreme Court’s Young Amicus Curiae scheme on novel matters concerning constitutional protections, criminal procedure and sentencing.


English, Chinese


Vice-Chairman, Advisory Committee to the Professional Conduct Council, Singapore established under the Legal Profession Act. Fellow, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore. Member, Admissions Committee of the Law Society of Singapore. Accredited Associate Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre.


Graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) degree (First Class), where he was awarded a number of academic prizes and scholarships, and represented NUS at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competition. He was awarded the Hauser Global Scholarship to study at the New York University School of Law where he obtained an LL.M.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Restructuring and insolvency: local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP houses a ‘strong market-leading team‘. Edward Tiong  advises statutory boards, government-linked companies, banks, corporates and financial institutions on schemes of arrangements and compromise, liquidation and clawbacks. Andrew Chan and Alexander Lawrence Yeo are key names for contentious insolvency matters, and Kenneth Lim is noted for the restructuring of distressed companies in the shipping and oil and gas sectors. Chong Yee Leong heads the department alongside Tiong.