Managing Director

77 High Street #07-07
High Street Plaza
179433

(+65) 6909 5172

Notable Practitioner


Jurisdiction:

Singapore

Practice area:

Construction


Principal practice areas/industry focus: Building and construction law, Dispute resolution

Career highlights: Mr. John Lim has more than a decade of post-qualification experience with his core practice in building and construction law. He has been involved in trials, arbitration and statutory adjudications and performed front-end work.

Some notable cases Mr. Lim has been involved include acting in a dispute between Singapore Turf Club and project consultants over the proposed addition and alteration work to a conservation building, and in 2016 he led a group of sub-contractors for outstanding payments for work at Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 4 project.

Singapore law reported cases include Shin Khai Construction Pte Ltd v FL Wong Construction Pte Ltd [2013] SGHCR 4, Sentosa Building Construction Pte Ltd v DJ Builders & Contractors Pte Ltd [2015] SGHC 18, Re Punj Lloyd Pte Ltd and another matter [2015] SGHC 321 and Gursahib Singh v Koh Brothers Building & Civil Engineering Contractor (Pte) Ltd t/a Samsung-Koh Brothers Joint Venture and others [2020] SGDC 127.

In 2020, Mr. Lim was appointed to the Panel of Assessors pursuant to the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020, which seeks to offer temporary relief to businesses and individuals who are unable to perform their contractual obligations because of COVID-19.

Asialaw Notable Practitioner 2021 in Construction