Alwyn Kok

KOK JIA AN, ALWYN

KOK JIA AN, ALWYN
LLB (Hons)
Advocate & Solicitor 

Member, Law Society of Singapore
Member, Singapore Academy of Law

Alwyn graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2015. He was called to the Singapore Bar in 2016.

His main area of practice is in litigation and dispute resolution, with a focus on commercial litigation, construction disputes, and family law. He has acted for a wide range of clientele, including financial institutions, accounting firms, high net-worth individuals and private clients.

Alwyn also enjoys a busy conveyancing practice. He has acted for banks, corporations and private clients in a myriad of conveyancing transactions, including sale and purchase of property, refinancing and redemption of mortgage. Other non-contentious matters that he regularly undertakes include drafting of wills, and obtaining grants of probate and letters of administration. Alwyn also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, and drafting of corporate and transaction documents.

During his undergraduate years at NUS, Alwyn received prizes in Criminal Law and International Investment Law, as well as several scholarships. He was also part of the NUS team that reached the final of the Copenhagen Competition 2014, an international negotiation competition.

Alwyn is proficient in English and Mandarin, and conversant in the Cantonese dialect. He gives back to the community by volunteering at the Bukit Batok SMC MPS Legal Clinic.

Practice Experience

Some matters in which Alwyn has been involved include:

  • Acted for an overseas listed online game operator in an SIAC arbitration involving claims by and against a subsidiary of a prominent overseas technology conglomerate under a licensing agreement. Amounts in dispute totaled over US$3m.
  • Defended a prominent distributor of online computer games from a claim by a Mainboard-listed telecommunications company for unpaid invoices.
  • Defended a local shipping company in a High Court suit against the enforcement of a deed of counter-guarantee by its overseas parent company over about US$14m.
  • Acted for the judicial managers of two construction firms in the high-profile judicial management of the said companies.
  • Acted for a prominent local businesswoman in resisting a bankruptcy application by a multinational bank involving the enforcement of a guarantee over about S$10m.
  • Acted for an overseas scouting agency in an SIAC arbitration against a renowned international modelling agency over a claim for unpaid commissions totalling about S$1m.
  • Acted for a local businessman in a dispute over an investment sum of about S$1m and involving the interpretation of a CIETAC arbitral award.
  • Acted for a HK private equity fund in takeover bid for a Mainboard-listed trust.

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