Sharon Lin

Partner, Withers KhattarWong*

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. She is also part of the team that has been appointed to advise Singapore Medical Council (SMC) in professional disciplinary matters against doctors.

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).

Secrétaire Dorothy Koh

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Sharon is a highly intelligent lawyer with a big heart – one who can be trusted to prioritize her clients’ interests and be uncompromising in offering rigorous and holistic analysis of each matter. She embodies the new generation of Asian lawyers: highly competent, multi-talented, and friendly.

Aloysius Goh, CEO and Founder of Sage Mediation
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We regularly appoint Sharon and her team for professional indemnity matters. Sharon is a dedicated lawyer who provides timely and reliable advice, no matter how tight the deadline. We will definitely recommend her services.

Alfred Chia, CEO of SingCapital Pte Ltd
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Sharon is our go to lawyer for Singapore legal matter for over ten years. Not only that Sharon is competent in handling litigations and insurance cases with savvy experience, she is also resourceful and prompt to respond (even on the weekend and catch US time zone so I don’t need to wait for another day for an answer!) Sharon is a terrific lawyer and her team highly contributes to her success.

General Counsel, Worldwide Logistics Company
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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

Parcours

Admissions

Publications

Memberships

Advising Singapore Medical Council in professional disciplinary matters against doctors.

Representing and defending a prominent hotel in a workplace injury claim by its former employee.

Representing and defending a prominent hotel in a personal injury claim by a visitor to its premises.

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

Études


Langues


  • English
  • Mandarin

Dates


A rejoint

2007

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