Lukas Lim


Lukas Lim


Singapore | Dechert (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., One George Street, #16-03, Singapore, Singapore 049145
+65 6730 6962 | +65 6730 6979


Lukas Lim focuses his practice on international commercial and investment arbitration. He has represented international clients across industries, including banking, insolvency, construction and infrastructure, electricity, oil and gas, marine, commodities, sports, media, telecommunications and technology.

Mr. Lim is legally qualified in the UK, Singapore and Malaysia, and communicates fluently in English and Bahasa Malaysia. He is also the co-author of the Singapore chapter in Arbitration International, 6th Edition (Sweet & Maxwell, December 2018).

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Lim worked in the Singapore office of a global law firm with a focus on international disputes and litigation.

  • University of Cambridge, B.A., Law, 2009
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M., 2011
  • England and Wales
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • A US oil major in a series of ICC arbitrations with Japanese energy companies over the sale and purchase of liquefied natural gas.
  • A large Indian infrastructure company in an SIAC arbitration arising from alleged breaches of a series of international investment agreements with a consortium of private equity funds.
  • An international dredging and offshore contractor in an SIAC arbitration against a Chinese construction company on various contractual and tortious disputes in a land reclamation project.
  • A large Indian manufacturing company in an SIAC arbitration concerning a dispute with a private equity fund over an international investment transaction.
  • An international offshore energy facilities and services provider in an LMAA arbitration regarding a shareholders’ agreement dispute.
  • A Marshall Islands-based marine transportation company in an SIAC arbitration involving a dispute over the provision of engineering and construction services by a Singapore contractor.
  • An international marine transportation company in a HKIAC arbitration involving claims against a Singapore contractor relating to delay, acceleration, and variation work.
  • A global technology company in an SIAC arbitration regarding a licensing agreement dispute with an Indian software engineering company.
  • A high net-worth family in an ICC arbitration against an international hotel chain over the construction of a luxury villa in the Maldives.
  • A Turkish construction engineering company in an English High Court litigation involving claims of fraud over an international financing agreement with a group of international financial institutions.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • English
  • Malay