Meet the team

 

Lijing Tham

Of Counsel
Tel: +65 63095416
lijing.tham@ascendantlegal.com

Lijing is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Singapore. He specialises in litigation advocacy. He is regularly instructed to appear in the Supreme Court of Singapore, including the Singapore International Commercial Court. He has particular expertise in cases that involve novel, difficult legal issues or complicated facts.

His practice covers a broad range of areas including contractual disputes, torts, trusts, criminal law, and international arbitration. He has acted for foreign government agencies, global corporations, international banks, local companies, and individuals. He has an abiding interest in commercial matters that involve public law or policy issues.

Lijing graduated with a “triple first” from the University of Oxford, winning a range of prizes. He represented Oxford in the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and was United Kingdom champion. Upon graduation, Lijing was appointed a Justices’ Law Clerk and Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

An Advocate & Solicitor in Singapore, Lijing is closely involved in matters relating to litigation practice. His appointments include being a member of the Rules of Court Working Party, and the Law Society’s Civil Practice and Criminal Practice Committees.

Key industries

  • Financial institutions
  • Energy