Deborah Barker SC > Withers KhattarWong LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Withers KhattarWong LLP
80 RAFFLES PLACE
UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01
SINGAPORE 048624
Singapore

Work Department

Litgation and Arbitration

Position

Managing Partner, Litgation and Arbitration

Career

She was called to the Bar on 19 January 1977 and was appointed Senior Counsel on 6 January 2001. She has worked for more than three decades in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and has extensive experience in both trial and appellate litigation.

In addition, she regularly acts for banks, financial institutions, insurance companies and multinational corporations in a wide range of matters, and is instructed to act in various complex corporate and trust claims, property related matters and cross-border disputes. She also conducts both local and international arbitrations.

Many of Deborah’s cases have been reported in the Singapore Law Reports and international legal guides have named her as a leading practitioner in both dispute resolution and employment law. Her areas of practice include Arbitration; Civil and Commercial Litigation; Corporate and Commercial Law; Property Law; Employment Law and Labour Relations; Banking, Finance and Securities; Estates and Trusts, Landlord and Tenant, Hire-Purchase, Leasing and Factoring; and Bankruptcy and Insolvency.

Deborah has been cited for her expertise in dispute resolution and labour and employment law in various publications, including Asialaw Leading Lawyers, The Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal Singapore.

Languages

English

Memberships

Senior Counsel (2001)

Referee, Industrial Arbitration Court

Organising Committee, Singapore Academy of Law Lecture

Committee of the ASEAN Law Association

International Bar Association

Military Court of Appeal

Education

University of Singapore, LL.B (Hons)