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Lionel has extensive experience representing institutional and high net worth clients in contentious matters. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of the Singapore courts, including the High Court and Court of Appeal, and has acted for clients in both institutional and ad-hoc arbitrations. Lionel also has experience acting in numerous cases involving novel legal issues and facts.
Lionel is highly experienced in fraud and asset recovery claims and is a specialist in securing freezing and disclosure orders to trace, preserve, and recover assets. He is part of the firm’s fraud and asset recovery team who recently assisted their bank client to secure a US$5 billion freezing order in Singapore (one of the largest seen by the Singapore Courts) as part of a co-ordinated effort to simultaneously obtain freezing orders in jurisdictions across the world including the UK, Hong Kong SAR, Luxembourg, and Cyprus. He is also a member of the International Fraud Group, an elite network of leading international fraud and asset recovery law firms and legal practitioners.