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Notable Practitioner



Practice area:

Restructuring and insolvency

Principal practice areas/industry focus: Dispute Resolution, International Commercial Arbitration, Restructuring and Insolvency 

Career highlights: 
Debby joined BlackOak LLC in 2020, complementing the firm’s practice with her focus on all areas of contentious insolvency and asset recovery work (including major commercial disputes) and investigations. These often involve complex and multifaceted litigation in the aftermath of cross-border corporate collapses. Debby has recently appeared before the Singapore Court of Appeal (with a full bench of five Judges) in SK Engineering & Construction Co Ltd v Conchubar Aromatics Ltd and another appeal [2017] SGCA 51, Diablo Fortune Inc v Duncan, Cameron Lindsay and another [2018] SGCA 26 and AnAn Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd v VTB Bank (Public Joint Stock Company) [2020] SGCA 33, a trifecta of jurisprudentially significant insolvency-related appeals to confront the Singapore courts. Her involvement in ground-breaking cases include the first “pre-packaged” scheme of arrangement and the first judicial management involving a foreign-incorporated entity. Debby has been noted as a leading lawyer in many publications including Chambers Asia, Legal 500 and Who’s Who in Legal Restructuring & Insolvency. Debby is the Co-Chairperson of the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (Singapore Network) and is also a founding member of the Law Society of Singapore’s Women in Practice Task Force. She is a fellow of INSOL International.

Asialaw Notable Practitioner 2021 in Restructuring and insolvency