Kelvin graduated from the University of Hull in 1995. He was called to the Bar of the Middle Temple in 1996 and to the Singapore Bar in 1998. He has since then practiced in both the United Kingdom and in Singapore.
He has worked in the construction and commercial litigation departments of Wong Partnership Elias Partnership under the guidance of various Senior Counsel. During those times he handled various complex commercial and constructed related disputes, including being on the team acting for the insurers in the Nicoll Highway Public Inquiry which spanned 6 months and for which the claim exceeded 500 million dollars. Kelvin also worked in London for two years for Berrymans Lace Mawer where he handled professional negligence and liability claims. This included a GBP60 million dispute over the construction of the M6 highway.
In the course of his practice Kelvin has also built up a broad based corporate advisory practice. This started when he was seconded to Singapore Airlines as a general counsel. Since then he has acted and advised various companies in relation to corporate matters and presently advises a broad range of companies in various industries including media, food and beverage, IT and childcare.
Over the years, Kelvin has handled cases at all levels in the Courts in Singapore and including appeals to the Court of Appeal.
Startup Law Academy 101: Setting up a business in Singapore
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