Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore
LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore
B.Eng, Civil (Hons), National University of Singapore
Alfred Lim is a founding Director of Fullerton Law Chambers LLC. His practice is primarily in commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on construction and engineering disputes.
Alfred has acted in matters at all levels of the Singapore courts as well as in ad-hoc and institutional arbitrations. He also performs various front-end non-contentious work including drafting, reviewing and advising on various standard forms and general commercial contracts.
Alfred obtained his Bachelor of Engineering, Civil (Honours) from the National University of Singapore before obtaining his LL.B. (Honours) on its accelerated Graduate LL.B. Programme. Prior to commencing private practice, Alfred was a former prosecutor with the Ministry of Manpower and the Attorney-General's Chambers.
Recent cases in which Alfred has been involved include matters relating to breaches of construction contracts, adjudications under the Security Of Payments Act (“SOPA”), product defamation, tenancy disputes, employment disputes, breaches of shareholders' agreements and High Court personal injury claims.
He also sits as an Arbitrator under the auspices of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
Alfred acted in the case of PP v GS Engineering & Construction Corp in both the State Courts as well the Prosecution’s appeal to the High Court. In PP v GS Engineering & Construction Corp, the High Court laid down the sentencing framework for all workplace, safety and health offences. The case is now followed for all similar offences before the State Courts.
Alfred is often invited to speak at various seminars on a variety of topics ranging from employment law to the use of social media.
In September 2015, Alfred attended Harvard Law School where he was trained in negotiation.
In June 2016, Alfred completed the STEP Certificate for Financial Services (Trusts and Estate Planning) where he obtained a credible Distinction and was placed second in his class.
In March 2017, Alfred participated in the SAL-Insead Law Firm Leadership Programme at the Insead Asia campus.
Outside of legal practice, Alfred sits on the Review Board of the Children and Young Persons Homes, Ministry of Social and Family Development.
As Defence Counsel