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Adriel Chioh

Adriel graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore in 2015 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2016. His main areas of practice include commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, and corporate finance.

Adriel has been involved in various commercial litigation matters including shareholders’ disputes, contractual claims, and insolvency matters. Significant commercial litigation Adriel has been involved in include:

  • Suing a company’s directors minority shareholders’ oppression;
  • Defending various clients being sued for misrepresentation and for breaches of contract;
  • Representing clients involved in contentious cross-border probate actions; and,
  • Representing a majority shareholder in a cross-border shareholder dispute.

Adriel has also advised and represented various clients on bankruptcy and insolvency-related matters including:

  • Advising a multinational corporation and its Singaporean subsidiary facing potential insolvency;
  • Advising company directors on their rights and obligations in a company’s winding-up and liquidation;
  • Representing creditors and liquidators in a cross-border insolvency involving mining assets in Australia;
  • Resisting bankruptcy applications; and,
  • Advising an investment fund on its rights in the context of its investee’s default and proposed scheme of arrangement.  

Adriel has also advised multinational corporations listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange on regulatory and corporate matters including:

  • Advising a SGX-ST listed company on the disposal of its substantial operating assets of the company under Chapter 10 of the Listing Manual;
  • Drafting circulars to shareholders for a SGX-ST listed company’s Change of Auditors, Renewal of Interested Persons Transactions Mandate, Employee Share Option Scheme, Performance Share Plan, Share Buy-back Mandate;
  • Advising a SGX-ST listed company on corporate governance; and,
  • Advising and acting for investment funds seeking to subscribe for redeemable convertible notes in investee companies listed in Singapore and elsewhere. 

His experience allows him to provide his clients with the necessary assistance, advice and representation required.

Adriel Chioh
Tel (65) 6260 0364 / 6538 4538
Mobile (65) 9875 1970

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