DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW HEAD

Our experienced and dedicated team of family lawyers is led by:

LIM CHONG BOON

Head of PKWA Family Law

Tel: +65 6854-5336

Email: chongboon@pkwalaw.com

Website: http://www.pkwalaw.com/divorce-lawyer-lim-chong-boon.html

An experienced Singapore divorce lawyer with over 25 years’ litigation experience, Lim Chong Boon heads the family law department in PKWA Law.  He is also named by Doyle’s Guide to Singapore Family Lawyers as a Leading Family & Divorce Lawyer.

Lim Chong Boon is Head of Family Law at PKWA Law, one of the most established family law practices in Singapore.

Chong Boon has now accumulated over 25 years’ experience in litigation and in the courts of Singapore. His fields of specializations include family and divorce law, probate, property disputes, landlord and tenant disputes, commercial litigation, corporate law, corporate debt recovery, construction litigation, directors and shareholders’ disputes, intellectual property, employment law, insolvency and immigration matters. Chong Boon has been a key player in several high profile cases involving very substantial claims.

He is Head of PKWA Law’s Family Law, one of Singapore’s most established and largest family law practice. His team of family lawyers are recognized by legal publications as leading matrimonial lawyers in Singapore:

  • PKWA Law named a “Leading Singapore Family Law Firm” in 2015, 20162017, 2018 and 2019 by renowned legal publication Doyles Guide to Singapore Family Law Firms.
  • PKWA shortlisted for “Matrimonial & Family Law Firm of the Year” by Asian Legal Business at the prestigious ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
  • Awarded “Best Family Law Firm” by Acquisition International 2015 Legal Awards.
  • Awarded “Family Law Firm of the Year” by Global Law Experts 2017.
  • Awarded “Family Law Firm of the Year in Singapore 2016” by Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award.
  • Lim Chong Boon is ranked as a “Leading Family and Divorce Lawyer in Singapore” by Doyles Guide to Singapore Family Lawyers 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
  • Dorothy Tan named as one of “Asia’s Top Young Lawyers” by Asian Legal Business.
  • Dorothy Tan shortlisted for “Woman Lawyer of the Year” in ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2018.
  • Low Jin Liang, Dorothy Tan listed as Singapore’s “Most Influential Lawyers Under 40” by Singapore Business Review.
  • Lim Chong Boon named as a recommended “Family and Civil lawyer” by Global Law Experts 2015.

Global Law Experts recommended Chong Boon as a lawyer who “is valued by clients in civil and family law matters for his knowledge and experience in the law” and for being “practical and street wise.”

He is also highly regarded as a leading matrimonial and family lawyer. As quoted in Global Law Experts, Chong Boon is not just “a good listener”, but is also able to “cut through the issues quickly”. He is recognized “to favour mediation over litigation in divorce matters, but will litigate aggressively in court.”

Chong Boon often attends the High Court, the State Court and the Family Court. A number of his notable cases include Fornet Enterprise Co Ltd vs Howell Universal Pte Ltd & others [ 2006] 2 SLR 349; [2006] SGHC 33 and OCM Opportunities Fund II, LP and others vs PT Indah Kiat Pulp and Paper Corporation [2008] SGHC 73.

A Commissioner for Oaths, Chong Boon has also formerly served the Council of the Singapore Law Society for two terms. He has also served and chaired a number of committees within the Law Society.

Appointments

  • Appointed by the Chief Justice to the Inquiry Panel of the Law Society of Singapore for two year terms, 2013 to 2015, 2015 to 2017, 2017 to 2019
  • Elected as Council Member of the Law Society of Singapore, 1993 to 1996
  • Former committee member of Civil Practice Committee, Law Society of Singapore
  • Former Chairman of Sports Committee, Law Society of Singapore
  • Commissioner for Oaths
  • Appointed as Assigned lawyer with the Legal Aid Bureau, Ministry of Law
  • Former Tutor, Practice Law Course of the Board of Legal Education – Family Law, Civil Procedure, Insolvency and Bankruptcy

Memberships

  • Law Society of Singapore Member
  • Singapore Academy of Law Member

Publications

Chong Boon is also a contributor / author for Lexis Practical Guidance – Family Law Module.

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