Asfian MOHAIMI is a Partner in the Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering Practice. He is an Accredited Specialist in Building and Construction Law appointed by the Singapore Academy of Law.

His main areas of practice encompass project advisory work including drafting, reviewing and advising on bespoke and standard form contracts for various construction and infrastructure projects. Asfian is also actively involved in contentious matters involving owner-developers, consultants and contractors in various forums such as litigation, arbitration and adjudication. He has also represented parties in enforcement proceedings such as companies’ winding up.

Asfian has advised various statutory boards in Singapore, such as the Ministry of Health Holdings in its development of various hospitals and medical centres in Singapore, including drafting and reviewing tender documents for specialist sub-consultants and sub-contractors. He also advised the Ministry of Manpower with regard to the operation and maintenance of foreign workers’ dormitory.

Prior to joining the legal profession, Asfian was practicing as a quantity surveyor and was involved in the tender documentation and contract administration for various commercial, infrastructure and energy-related projects in Singapore and the Middle East.

Asfian graduated from the National University of Singapore and is admitted to the Singapore Bar. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Matters of significance in which Asfian has been involved in include advising / acting for the following:

  • A main contractor, in its joint venture with other contractors in the construction of Tuas Terminal Finger Pier 3, for which the value of the project is in excess of S$1.4 billion.
  • A leading EPC contractor, in its construction of a US$1.5 billion power plant and port facility in Bangladesh.
  • An international developer, in its development of three luxury hotels and staff campus in the Maldives worth US$500 million.
  • A developer, in defending a claim by a contractor in relation to works done for the development of a luxury residential development, under the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore Institute of Architects.
  • A main contractor, in its S$80 million claim against the developer in relation to works done for the development of a shopping complex and office tower, in an adjudication under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap. 30B).

Related Practices

  • Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering