Yvonne Mak

Legal Associate, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

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

Yvonne is an associate in the litigation and arbitration team.

Yvonne’s practice encompasses corporate and commercial dispute resolution, and construction and engineering dispute resolution. She has advised and acted for clients in shareholder disputes, general contractual disputes, and property disputes. She has also advised and represented contractors and consultants in a range of construction projects in Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai, including matters relating to residential developments, commercial projects, mass rapid transit projects and other government projects. Yvonne has acted in matters before all levels of the Singapore Courts, in international arbitrations under the SIAC Rules and in adjudications.

Yvonne is an active volunteer lawyer under the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme, and sits on two committees of the Law Society. An advocate of gender equality, Yvonne also sits on the executive committee of the Young Women’s Leadership Connection, a non-profit organisation aimed at developing women in leadership.

Track record

Admissions

Memberships

[2018] 2 SLR 1311; [2018] SGCA 66: Glaziers Engineering Pte Ltd v WCS Engineering Construction Pte Ltd – Assisted instructed counsel for the main contractor of a residential development at the Court of Appeal, in an appeal against the decision to set aside an Adjudication Determination under the Security of Payment Act on the grounds of a breach of natural justice.

[2018] 3 SLR 503; [2017] SGHC 263: CMC Ravenna Singapore Branch v CGW Construction & Engineering (S) Pte Ltd – Acted for a subcontractor of a government project relating to the construction of a mass rapid transit system, in an application to set aside an Adjudication Review Determination on the grounds of a jurisdictional challenge.

SIAC-administered arbitration: Acted for a European engineering company in respect of a commercial project in the Middle East, with claims and counterclaims exceeding US$100 million.

Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, 2015

Member, Law Society of Singapore

Member, Young ICCA, International Council for Commercial Arbitration

Member, YSIAC, Singapore International Arbitration Centre

Member, Young ITA, Institute for Transnational Arbitration

Member, Singapore Academy of Law

6th Executive Committee, Young Women’s Leadership Connection

Education


Languages


  • English
  • Mandarin

Dates


Joined

2019

Singapore

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