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KC Lye is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Singapore and heads the dispute resolution department in our Singapore office. He is highly regarded for international arbitration having been involved in a variety of contested matters in Southeast Asia.
KC handles high-value disputes across a range of industry sectors, with a focus on energy and aviation disputes and commercial fraud. Whether acting as counsel or as solicitor, he has represented clients in arbitration and mediation proceedings in London, Hong Kong and Singapore.
KC is cited in Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a leading individual for international arbitration. He publishes and lectures extensively on international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Accolades include "tactically astute", Chambers and Partners, 2019, and "commercially astute and an experienced tactician" Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2019.
A solicitor in England and Wales and an advocate and solicitor in Singapore, KC is also a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, accepting appointments as arbitrator.
He joined our Singapore office in 1999, after an earlier career at the Singapore bar.
- Advocate & Solicitor (Supreme Court of Singapore, practising under section 36E of the Legal Profession Act)
- Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales