Ms Vanessa Lim > Dentons Rodyk > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Dentons Rodyk
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Work Department

Commercial Litigation, Financial Services Litigation, Insurance Litigation and Arbitration, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Professional Liability Litigation, Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy


Vanessa Lim is a senior partner in Dentons Rodyk’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice.

Vanessa’s primary practice is civil and commercial litigation. As a general commercial litigator, she has worked on a range of matters, including banking and insolvency disputes, cases involving corporate fraud, tortious and personal injury claims.

Vanessa has a particular interest in professional negligence, and focuses on medical malpractice. She has advised and acted for hospitals and doctors in medical negligence suits in both the High Court and State Courts. She also represents medical practitioners in professional disciplinary proceedings commenced by the Singapore Medical Council and advises them on regulatory investigations. To date, she has worked with doctors from various practice areas including obstetrics & gynaecology, ophthalmology, paediatrics, cardiology, general surgery, psychiatry, aesthetics practice and family medicine.

Apart from contentious medical malpractice work, Vanessa has advised healthcare institutions on matters including internal processes and protocols.

Vanessa is a non-practising solicitor of England and Wales. She is a member of the Law Society’s Supply of Lawyers Sub-committee. She was awarded a LLM in Medical Law (Distinction) from King’s College London and is also the prize-winner for best student in the LLM in Medical Law course in 2011.


Senior Partner, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP (formerly Rodyk & Davidson LLP) (2005 – present)
Wong Partnership, (2002 – 2005)




Member, Supply of Lawyers Sub-committee, The Law Society of Singapore


LLM, Medical Law (Distinction), King’s College London, 2011.
LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore, 2001