Mr Kirindeep Singh > Dentons Rodyk > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group, Arbitration Commercial Litigation, Construction, Employment Litigation, General Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Professional Liability, Real Estate Liability.

Position

Kirindeep Singh is a senior partner in our Litigation & Arbitration Practice. Kirin graduated with LLB (Hons) from the University of Leeds in 1995 and with a BCL from Oxford University in 1997.

Kirin’s primary practice areas are construction and engineering, energy, arbitration, general civil and commercial litigation and anti-bribery and anti-corruption. In construction and engineering, Kirin has been involved in numerous disputes in adjudication, arbitration and litigation. He represents owners, developers, consultants, and contractors in construction and engineering disputes under standard form and bespoke contracts. He has acted for parties in various energy disputes in the region and major infrastructure, building and redevelopment projects in Singapore such as the MRT North-East Line Projects, the MRT Circle Line Projects, the Deep Tunnel Sewage System, the construction of Khoo Teck Phuat Hospital and the redevelopment and expansion of the National University Hospital. In addition, Kirin has been involved in the drafting of various construction and engineering contracts, EPC Contracts pertaining to the Oil & Gas industry and has often advised on project planning and risk management issues from inception to completion of the project.

Besides advising local clients in various disputes both in Court and at arbitration, Kirin has been involved in various regional matters and commercial arbitrations as well, including those in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Mauritius, India and Hong Kong.

Kirin has handled a wide range of civil and commercial litigation work, including contractual claims, claims in tort, employment matters, insurance-related claims, professional negligence, performance bonds, equity and trusts, banking work, property-related matters, landlord and tenant disputes and professional disciplinary proceedings.

In the area of anti-bribery and anti-corruption, Kirin advices various MNCs and global brands on issues of compliance including their entertainment and gift policies. Kirin has also managed internal global investigations by MNCs and large international conglomerates.

Kirin is a contributor to the Singapore Precedents of Pleadings and speaks on a regular basis at various arbitration and construction and engineering conferences in Singapore and overseas. His teaching and training experience includes being an Associate Lecturer for Construction Law, Bachelor of Building and Project Management Programme, SIM University, teacher and trainer for the Law Society of Singapore’s SILE Advocacy Course and tutor for the National University of Singapore’s Trial Advocacy Course.

Kirin’s paper “Arbitration And Public Policy – Is The Unruly Horse Being Tamed?” was awarded Excellent Legal Paper Award at the IPBA 2013 Conference in Seoul, South Korea.

Kirin is named as a Recognised Practitioner for Construction, Chambers Asia Pacific 2016, 2017 and 2018, and in the Euromoney Guide to the World’s Leading Construction Lawyers (2nd Edition) for his construction practice. Kirin is also the Chair of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s International Construction Projects Committee and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Career

Senior Partner – Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP (2006 – present)
Rajah & Tann (2001 – 2006)
Wong Partnership (1997 – 2001)

Languages

English

Memberships

Council Member, Inter – Pacific Bar Association
Member, Law Society of Singapore
Member, Society of Construction Law, Singapore
Council Member, The Alliance for Equality in Dispute Resolution

Education

BCL, Keble College, Oxford, 1997
LLB (Hons) University of Leeds, 1995

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Construction: Local firms

Dentons Rodyk has enhanced its regional presence with a notable increase in engagements from contractors on disputes in Indonesia and Malaysia. The firm also represents a number of developers in Singapore, thanks in part to the prominence of its highly-reputed real estate practice. Moreover, it is building its front-end work in Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos and other Southeast Asia jurisdictions. Kirindeep Singh  and Kia Jeng Koh  are dispute resolution partners with a significant focus on the construction industry. Paul Wong  is a seasoned practitioner with a strong track record in contentious and front-end construction matters in Singapore. Philip Jeyaretnam, SC  has become a judicial commissioner of the Supreme Court of Singapore.