Sharon Lin

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Withers KhattarWong LLP is a Singapore law practice, affiliated with Withers LLP.

Sharon is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team.

In more than a decade of litigation practice, Sharon has been involved in many high profile matters and has successfully represented clients in the State Courts and the High Court of Singapore.

The focus of Sharon’s work is on both the contentious and non-contentious aspects of insurance where she advises and acts for the major insurance companies in Singapore in various classes of insurance, such as errors and omissions, personal accident, motor, workmen’s compensation, professional indemnity, public liability and travel insurance. She has also acted as defence counsel for various Real Estate professionals in disciplinary proceedings by the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) before the Disciplinary Committee and Appeals Board. Sharon’s portfolio also includes a significant amount of general litigation work, such as breaches of directors’ and fiduciary duties, minority oppression, trademark infringement and tort of conspiracy claims.

Sharon has delivered numerous seminars and she is the author for the Personal Injury Chapter in the Singapore Atkin’s Court Forms.

Sharon is an accredited Mediator with the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) and a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb).

Secretary Dorothy Koh


Sharon is a responsive and commercially minded dispute resolution lawyer. She offers strategic and practical legal advice that protects the reputation of our business and directors. We are happy to have her as our working partner.

Ismail Gafoor, CEO, and Alan Lim, Director, Co-founders of PropNex Realty Pte Ltd a subsidiary of PropNex Limited, SGX Mainboard listed company

Track record




Acted for two Real Estate professionals whose licenses were revoked as a result of a Penal Code offence in a disciplinary proceeding before the Appeals Board and successfully reducing the disbarment periods.

Smith Jay Mitchell v Abdul Rahim and Resort World At Sentosa Pte Ltd (RWS) (Suit No. 742 of 2014): Acted for RWS and its driver in their defence against a personal injury claim by the Plaintiff, an Australian tourist. This case is notable in that the Plaintiff made an unusual claim for loss of opportunity to be a commercial pilot based on 6 hours of flying and quantified his claim for loss of future earnings at $6.7 million. After 5 days of trial, the Plaintiff caved in and eventually accepted a sum of $720,000. Link: __

Toh Wai Sie and another v Ranjendran s/o Selamuthu [2012] SGHC 33: Appointed as Defence counsel in a case where the quantum of the Plaintiff’s damages was reduced by almost half of the original award given by the Registrar on appeal.

Singapore, 2007

Author, ‘Personal Injury, Road Traf_fic/Fatal Accidents’, chapter, Atkin’s Court Forms Singapore, LexisNexis – 2018 (re-issue)_

Co-author, ‘To mediate or not to mediate? Viewpoint from an insurer law practitioner’, Singapore Mediation Centre’s newsletter - 4 October 2016

Member, Personal Injury Property Damage Committee of the Law Society of Singapore

Regent’s University London Accredited Mediator

Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) Accredited Mediator

Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators



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