Ho May Kim has an active commercial litigation and arbitration practice in complex corporate, commercial and fraud cases. She also has a keen interest in mediation and has successfully mediated a considerable number of matters. She appears regularly before the High Court of Singapore.
May Kim is listed in Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore's Most Promising Legal Luminaries Aged 40 and Under. May Kim's clients say that she "does not beat around the bush." A client also commended her written brief for being "highly persuasive, thoroughly researched and goes to the heart of the dispute." She is a highly regarded lawyer who is "invaluable in securing a win for a complex international arbitration matter."
Another client also states: “I strongly recommend Ms. Ho May Kim to others. She advised me on various legal suits in the High Court and Court of Appeal of Singapore over the past few years relating to commercial disputes. She is tenacious with a lot of attention to detail, fair minded and gives her honest and balanced opinion to clients. When the need arises, she is highly effective in securing a settlement for the parties.”
May Kim read law at the University of Cambridge where she earned a B.A. (First Class Honours) and an LL.M (First Class, with a Commercial law specialisation). She also ranked in the top 5 percent of her cohort for the Singapore Practical Law Course. Before joining private practice, May Kim was a Justices’ Law Clerk to the Chief Justice, appellate judges and judges of the Supreme Court of Singapore. She also served as a judicial officer pursuant to her appointments as a Magistrate and Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore. May Kim was handpicked to represent NUS at the Phillip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C, USA, where the team reached the quarterfinals out of 500 teams from 80 countries.
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