Sharon Lin

Partner | Singapore

Secretary Dorothy Koh

Operating as Withers KhattarWong LLP in Singapore.


Sharon is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team and leads the Professional Liability practice group in Withers Khattarwong.

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, with a special focus on professional indemnity insurance. She acts 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. She is also appointed by Singapore Medical Council (SMC) in professional disciplinary matters against doctors.

Sharon's portfolio also includes a significant amount of commercial litigation and arbitration cases, such as mining disputes, breaches of fiduciary duties, minority oppression, trademark infringement and tort of conspiracy claims. Sharon has delivered numerous seminars/ webinars and she has contributed to several chapters in the Singapore Atkin's Court Forms (Personal Injury, Third Party proceedings, Discovery, Payment into and out of Court and Discontinuance).

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

Sharon is recognised as a leading individual in Singapore in the 2020 (inaugural), 2021, 2022 and 2023 editions of Who's Who Legal: Professional Negligence.

Sharon is also recognised as a key lawyer in the Dispute Resolution team at Withers Khattarwong LLP by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 and 2022 Guides and is a known figure “in the insurance sector, specializing in professional indemnity”.

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