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

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

International Arbitration; Litigation; Restructuring & Insolvency; Employment, Health & Safety




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 also 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 Allen & Gledhill, 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


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 has landed many of the premier engagements in the market over recent years, often acting for creditors. The firm brings its extensive resources and expertise to bear in the restructuring and insolvency field, offering a range of contentious and non-contentious experience in a variety of matters. The firm has continued to have prime roles on the restructurings of Hin Leong Trading, Pacific International Lines, and Hyflux. Head of the restructuring and insolvency group Yee Leong Chong and deputy head Edward Tiong have led on major recent restructurings, and Andrew Chan and Kenneth Lim are also senior members of the practice.