LIN Chunlong is a Partner in the Commercial & Corporate Disputes Practice.
His main areas of practice are in litigation and arbitration, involving a wide spectrum of complex and high-value corporate, shareholder and contractual disputes. He also frequently advises on a wide range of legal issues involving corporate governance and compliance, tenancy, employment, employee disciplinary proceedings, consumer protection and sale of goods.
Chunlong graduated from the Singapore Management University and is admitted to the Singapore Bar.
In April 2021, Chunlong was appointed to the Practice Advisory Committee of the School of Law, Singapore Management University. The role of the Practice Advisory Committee includes providing input on the practically relevant topics for possible inclusion in the school’s curriculum, giving ad-hoc talks to students on issues of relevance in practice and contributing to the development of experiential courses that aim at bringing industry exposure to students.

Matters of significance in which Chunlong has been involved in include the following:

  • Acting for one of the founders of TWG Tea, a luxury tea brand, in various disputes relating to the founding, development and management of TWG Tea.
  • Acting for the claimant in an arbitration administered under the SIAC Rules in relation to a contractual dispute involving over US$34 million where the claimant succeeded in its application for early dismissal of the respondents’ defence.
  • Acting for the successful appellant in the landmark decision of Timing Limited v Tay Toh Hin & Anor [2020] SGHC 169 where the High Court held that a joint bank account may be garnished.
  • Acting in a dispute arising in relation to the ownership and affairs of a Singapore company which entered into a joint venture with a foreign government to channel substantial investments into a project.
  • Acting for the claimant in an arbitration administered under the ICC Rules in relation to a contractual claim over the supply of marine equipment.
  • Acting for the defendants in successfully resisting an application for the election of the management council of an unincorporated association to be declared null and void.

Related Practice 

  • Commercial & Corporate Disputes