Team

John Lim, Peggy Neo, Alvin Sia, Limn Law Team Members
John Lim

John Lim

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Peggy Neo

Peggy Neo

LEGAL COUNSEL

Alvin Sia

Alvin Sia

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Ng Kai Ling

Ng Kai Ling

LEGAL ASSOCIATE

John Lim is managing director and a founding member of LIMN Law Corporation. Prior to establishing the law practice he worked at top tier law firms and was an equity partner of an established law practice specializing in construction disputes.

John graduated in 2006 with Honours and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Singapore, in 2008. Over the years he has developed an extensive broad-based practice and undertakes a wide range of contentious work in litigation, arbitration and adjudication, in areas of construction, engineering, and infrastructure projects, including those relating to mass rapid transit projects, specialized warehouses, hotels, condominiums, and other residential developments. His practice also encompasses front-end drafting, reviewing and advice, including on the SIA standard form construction contracts, and construction related insurance policies such as performance bonds and guarantees.

In the area of statutory adjudication, John is extremely familiar with the adjudication regime under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap. 30B), having acted as lead Counsel in numerous adjudication applications and adjudication review applications. He has authored articles and given seminars on the subject.

Some notable cases John has been involved in include acting in a dispute between a horse-racing club and project consultants over the proposed addition and alteration work to The Majestic, a historic three-storey conservation building in Chinatown, and appearing before the Compensation Board constituted by the Land Transport Authority, regarding ground settlement claims by a company arising from the construction of the Circle Line, the fourth Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. In 2016 he led a group of sub-contractors against Acesian Star, a unit of Catalist-listed Acesian Partners, for outstanding payments for air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation work at Changi Airport’s Terminal 4 project.

Singapore law reported cases in which John has been involved either as lead Counsel or in various capacities 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, Industrial Floor & Systems Pte Ltd v Civil Tech Pte Ltd [2019] SGHC 50 and Seah Chee Wan & Anor v Connectus Group Pte Ltd [2019] SGHC 228.

Peggy Neo is Counsel at LIMN Law Corporation and a founding member of the law practice. She graduated with Honours from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and was admitted as Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Singapore, in 2010.

Peggy’s legal career spans private practice in the litigation field, where she first worked as a litigator with particular emphasis on all aspects of family and matrimonial law and was involved in the Singapore Court of Appeal case of AYQ v AYR and another matter [2013] 1 SLR 476, where the Court of Appeal allowed an appeal arising from division of matrimonial assets.

Peggy also has vast experience as in-house legal counsel at YTL Starhill Global REIT Management, where she was responsible for legal, compliance and company secretarial matters of the listed Starhill Global REIT, and subsequently at Ascendas-Singbridge Pte Ltd, where she was responsible for legal and regulatory compliance framework for the listed Ascendas Hospitality Trust and Ascendas-Singbridge group of companies.

Peggy handles a wide range of litigation matters, including matrimonial disputes, construction claims, and corporate matters. Peggy’s other areas of practice include employment matters such as drafting terms and conditions of employment, advising on termination of employment agreements, and matters arising from the Workplace Safety & Health Act (Cap. 354A) such as representing construction companies prosecuted for safety lapses.

Alvin Sia is a Senior Associate at LIMN Law Corporation. He graduated with Honours from Singapore Management University in 2015 and was admitted as Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Singapore, in 2016.

Alvin is a disputes lawyer who has assisted in a wide range of areas, including in arbitration, corporate restructuring and insolvency, construction, and regulatory matters. Since his call, his main focus area is in dispute resolution incidental to the building and construction industry, in particular representing contractors in litigation and arbitration claims, and has recently represented a creditor in the reported case of Industrial Floor & Systems Pte Ltd v Civil Tech Pte Ltd [2019] SGHC 50. Alvin has also assisted in adjudication applications brought under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap. 30B), and court applications arising out of adjudication applications.

Aside from construction related disputes, Alvin is adept in acting for clients in pseudo-criminal matters, including in committal applications against errant contractors, defending construction companies in worker injury claims brought under the Workplace Safety and Health Act (Cap. 354 A), and representing clients in the Singapore Armed Forces Court Martial Centre for charges brought under the Singapore Armed Forces Act (Cap. 25).

Alvin is fluent in English, Mandarin, Malay, and conversant in basic Hokkien.

Ng Kai Ling is an Associate at LIMN Law Corporation. She graduated with Honours from National University of Singapore in 2017 and was admitted as Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Singapore, in 2019.

Prior to her call, Kai Ling had experience in corporate advisory and trademark prosecution matters as a legal executive in a consultancy firm. Since joining the practice, Kai Ling has assisted in a wide range of areas, including in matrimonial, construction, regulatory and criminal matters.

Kai Ling is fluent in English and Mandarin, and conversant in Cantonese and Japanese.