Charanpreet is a Senior Associate based in our Singapore office. She joined Kennedys Legal Solutions as a Trainee Solicitor in 2018 and was subsequently called to the Singapore Bar in 2020.

Charanpreet’s main area of practice is in civil and commercial dispute resolution. She has experience in handling a wide spectrum of high value and complex cross-border disputes.

Charanpreet is familiar with ad hoc and institutional arbitrations across a range of jurisdictions and arbitral rules, including SIAC and ICC.

Charanpreet graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2018, where she excelled in tax, intellectual property and maritime law. During this time, Charanpreet honed her craft for negotiation and was the finalist for the Berwin Leighton Paisner negotiation competition and the Clifford Chance negotiation competition.

Work highlights

  • Successfully acted for a local company in striking out a Suit for non-payment of invoices.
  • Successfully resisted a setting aside application in respect of an arbitral award.
  • Assisting and advising a European-Asian marine and civil engineering Joint Venture on project support, claims, variations and other contractual control issues in respect of a USD 1.2 billon sovereign-sponsored turnkey EPC contract package for dredging, land reclamation, foreshore defense, as well as the construction of finger piers / caisson quay walls, wharves, and ancillary structures in a Southeast Asia country. The role included advisory on issues relating to a WWII shipwreck; as well as dealing with unprecedented labour supply stoppages and workflow disruptions occasioned by the Government enacted movement controls and work restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
  • Assisting as Tribunal Secretary to Mr Glenn G Cheng in AIAC Tribunal appointed, ad hoc arbitration proceedings seated in Malaysia between a Korean EPC contractor and a Malaysian bank concerning a building project in Kuala Lumpur with disputes potentially valued at USD 40 million, as well as unliquidated damages to be assessed.