Mr Kia Meng Loh > Dentons Rodyk > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Dentons Rodyk
80 RAFFLES PLACE
#33-00 UOB PLAZA 1
SINGAPORE 048624
Singapore

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Civil and Commercial Litigation, Arbitration

Position

Kia Meng is a senior partner and the Singapore Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Dentons Rodyk. His key area of practice is in dispute resolution involving civil and commercial litigation, and arbitration. Since commencing practice in 2003, Kia Meng has represented and advised a wide spectrum of clients on matters spanning real estate, insolvency, employment, probate and trusts, company law and insurance law.
With a deep knowledge of personal law and extensive experience with private clients, Kia Meng understands the needs of private individuals and families, and is often called upon to advise on myriad issues.

Kia Meng is an experienced litigator and his recent notable wins in Court include:
(1)   Cheong Kok Leong v Cheong Woon Weng [2017] SGCA 47,
(2)   Cheong Woon Weng v Cheong Kok Leong [2016] SGHC 263,
(3)   Tan Poh Chung v Polylectric Engineering Pte Ltd [2015] SGHC 71,
(4)   Cheung Fung (a patient) (suing by his litigation representative Goh Fun Cheng) v        Shanmugam Thanabal [2014] SGHC 271.

Concurrently holding the role as COO, Kia Meng oversees all operational aspects of the Firm. Working closely with the CEO, Kia Meng joins the Firm’s leadership in formulating and implementing strategic plans for Dentons Rodyk, as it expands into the ASEAN region.

Career

Chief Operating Officer and Senior Partner, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP (formerly Rodyk & Davidson LLP), 2004 to present
AbrahamLow LLC, 2003–2004

Languages

English, Mandarin

Memberships

Member, The Law Society of Singapore
Member, Singapore Academy of Law
Member, International Bar Association
Member, Singapore Institute of Directors

Education

LLB (Hons) National University of Singapore, 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Private wealth and family law – local firms

(Next Generation Partners)

Kia Meng LohDentons Rodyk

Dentons Rodyk has experienced a further influx of private wealth engagements in Singapore, in line with the additional flow of capital coming into the jurisdiction, including from China, Hong Kong and the rest of North Asia. The Singapore team has extensive experience in tax structuring for high net-worth individuals, along with trusts and family holding company structuring. Edmund Leow SC is an experienced figure in tax and estate planning for high net-worth individuals. Kia Meng Loh is a key name for contentious matters, including trusts and probate disputes.