Joan Lim-Casanova is a partner in the K&L Gates' Singapore office. She is a member of the Commercial Disputes practice group. She has more than 15 years of experience in international dispute resolution and does both litigation and arbitration that arise from diverse subject matters such as trusts, insurance, infrastructure, and renewable energy.
She has acted for clients in different sectors such as construction, investment, banking, and commodities. Joan also regularly acts for and advises Chinese private and state-owned entities to manage and avoid disputes in Asia (including Singapore, China, Indonesia, and Vietnam).
Joan has been consistently recognized by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a Rising Star and Next-Generation Partner. She takes a keen interest in the client’s business and clients have commended that Joan has a “good grasp of the commercial realities” and “complete mastery of all the facts and events.”
Prior to joining the firm, Joan has served as a partner at a Singapore law firm which was in a formal law alliance with a Magic Circle firm.