Kenneth Lim is a Director in the Corporate Practice Group, focusing his practice on regional cross-border investments, private equity and venture capital. He also has experience with emerging market regulatory advice, corporate restructuring, foreign direct investments, cross-border joint ventures, private mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters.
He has extensive experience working with Chinese clients and counterparts. He is fluent in Mandarin, and has drafted Chinese legal documents and negotiated in mandarin. He is also well versed in investments in the ASEAN region, having worked in Yangon, Myanmar for five years.
Kenneth has been active in the fintech space, working closely with startups, venture capital funds, and financial technology companies to provide structuring, investment, and funding legal advice. He has also worked with Web 3 companies, providing a broad range of legal and regulatory advice including ISDA-related matters and MPI applications.
Kenneth earned an LL.B. (Hons) from the National University of Singapore.
Selvam LLC- Director, 2021 - present
Exyte Group- Head Enterprise Risk Management, APAC, 2017 - 2020
6 Degrees Capital Pte Ltd- Founder and Managing Director, 2015 - 2017
Rajah & Tann LLP- Partner, 2013 - 2015
The Bank of Nova Scotia Asia Ltd- Legal Counsel, 2011 - 2013
Quahe Woo & Palmer LLC- Senior Associate, 2009 - 2011
Rajah & Tann LLP- Associate 2006 - 2008
Tanjong Pagar Town Council- Councilor
- Sustainability Committee Representative for Tiong Bahru Constituency
- Member of Public Relations Committee
Tanjong Pagar-Tiong Bahru Citizen Consultative Committee- Head of Sustainability Sub-Committee
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