Sharon Lin

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

*Withers KhattarWong is a Formal Law Alliance between Withers LLP and KhattarWong LLP. Sharon Lin is from KhattarWong LLP.

Sharon is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team.

The focus of her work is on both the contentious and non-contentious aspects of insurance where she advises and acts for the major insurance companies in Singapore. She advises on policy coverage disputes in various classes of insurance which includes advising insurers on their legal rights under the insurance policies, defending claims bought by insureds or third parties and dealing with subrogation issues.

In the area of commercial litigation, Sharon has advised and acted for a minority shareholder who successfully brought an oppression claim against the majority shareholder and the court ordered a buy-out of the minority shareholder’s shares.

Secretary Yi Ping Celine Loh

Track record

Admissions

Publications

Memberships

Toh Wai Sie and another v Ranjendran s/o Selamuthu [2012] SGHC 33: Appointed as 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.

Spectramed v Lek Puay Puay & Ors and another Suit [2011] SGHC 43: Acted for a minority shareholder who successfully brought an oppression claim against the majority shareholder under section 216 of the Companies Act and the court ordered a buy-out of the minority shareholder’s shares. This case is notable in that the minority shareholder was a managing director of the company.

Ng Chan Teng v Keppel Singmarine Dockyard Pte Ltd [2007]4 SLR 633; [2007] SGHC 148; [2008] SGCA 12: Assisted in a Court of Appeal landmark decision on the jurisdiction of the Subordinate Courts (now known as the State Courts).

Singapore, 2007

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

‘Personal Injury, Road Traffic/Fatal Accidents’, chapter, Akin’s Court Forms Singapore, Issue 12, LexisNexis - 2009, co-author

A Guide to Termination of Employment in Singapore, 2nd edition, LexisNexis, 2008 - updated chapters

The Law Society of Singapore, Personal Injury Property Damage Committee

NUS Law Alumni Mentor Programme

Regent’s University London Accredited Mediator

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2007

Singapore

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