Yvonne is a Partner in the Construction and Engineering Practice Group.
Yvonne has extensive experience in advising international, regional and local clients on construction-related disputes relating to issues such as variations, claims for extensions of time, liquidated damages, termination, risk management and recently, COVID-related issues. A specialist in construction law, Yvonne has advised on a wide range of projects including airports, ports, rail, hospitals, stadium and other public infrastructure projects; residential, hospitality and commercial real estate and property projects; water and waste treatment plants, food processing and other industrial treatment plants; oil and gas, hydro and other renewable energy projects, etc. She has been involved in various prominent projects globally.
Yvonne regularly advises on dispute resolution and dispute avoidance matters. She is highly experienced in alternative dispute resolution mechanisms including arbitration, adjudication and mediation. Yvonne is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), and also an associate mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre.
Yvonne was ranked by Chambers Global and Asia Pacific in 2023 as an "Up and Coming" practitioner for Constuction and named by Benchmark Litigation in 2021 and 2022 as a "Rising Star" for Construction.
Yvonne was called to the Singapore Bar in 2008. Having been based in the Middle East for about 7 years, she has practised in both common law and civil law jurisdictions. She is therefore well-placed to assist clients on construction projects involving international elements. Yvonne currently advises on matters in Singapore, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.