Lim Tong Chuan


Head, Dispute Resolution

About Lim Tong Chuan

Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)
Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths (Singapore)
Advocate & Solicitor (High Court of Malaya)
Barrister-at-Law (Inner Temple), England & Wales

Solicitor (Hong Kong)
Fellow of Singapore Institute of Arbitrators

Tong Chuan heads the Dispute Resolution Practice. Prior to joining Aquinas Law Alliance, he headed the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice of Tan Peng Chin LLC.

Tong Chuan was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law in England & Wales in 1991, as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1992, as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2001 and as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 2017. He was also admitted as a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators in 2016.

With over 25 years of experience, Tong Chuan has practised in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. He specializes in litigation and dispute resolution. His areas of practice include arbitration, construction, commercial and contractual disputes, banking, insolvency and liquidation, shareholders’ disputes, insurance, intellectual property, real property & leases, contentious & non-contentious probate, family law and civil matters, amongst others.

Tong Chuan has acted for the governments of various countries and multi-national companies in many notable cases, including landmark decisions touching on the sovereignty of Taiwan, the applicability in Singapore of the double-actionability rule in tort (in conflict of laws) and the definition of ‘materiality’ and ‘accident’ in insurance law.


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Debt Recovery
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Private Clients


LL.B. (Hons) (Brunel University, England)
Bar Finals (Council of Legal Education, England)
Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (Hong Kong Law Society)

Contact Information

Phone: +65 6950 5330