Lavan Vickneson

Lavan Vickneson

Associate Singapore, Singapore

Lavan is an Associate based in Kennedys’ Singapore office. He graduated with Upper Second-Class Honours from the National University of Singapore in 2018 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2018.

Lavan’s main area of practice is in civil and commercial dispute resolution. He has been involved in a wide spectrum of contentious matters such as contractual disputes, tortious claims, construction disputes and intellectual property disputes.

Lavan has experience in civil commercial litigation, mediation, adjudication and international arbitration, under the SIAC Rules.

Lavan specialises in all forms of construction related disputes, including arbitration, litigation and adjudication under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap. 30B).

Lavan co-authored an article titled ‘The Choice of Remedies Doctrine – a Jack-In-The-Box?’ which was published on 23 July 2018 in the Kluwer Arbitration Blog (click here to access article).

Work highlights

  • Successfully acted for a telecommunications company in applying for, and defending, an Anton Piller injunction and dismissing a striking out application before the Singapore High Court.
  • Successfully acted for both local and international construction companies and property owners in over 20 adjudication proceedings under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap. 30B).
  • Successfully negotiated a favourable settlement for a local architecture firm in a mediation conducted under the auspices of the Singapore Mediation Centre.
  • Representing both management corporations and a main contractor in different legal proceedings before the Singapore High Court in respect of claims for building defects.