Kenny is a Director and co-head of the firm’s Fraud & Asset Recovery and Restructuring & Insolvency practice groups.
Kenny has special expertise in the field of asset tracing and recovery, and restructuring and insolvency. He has substantial experience in the enforcement of both local and foreign judgments and arbitral awards. He has successfully argued for and obtained numerous interlocutory orders before the Singapore High Court to aid in asset preservation and tracing. These include worldwide freezing injunctions, proprietary injunctions, bankers trust orders and pre-action disclosure orders. Kenny also regularly acts alongside insolvency practitioners and international firms in high-value and complex cross-border fraud litigation, asset recovery and contentious restructuring and insolvency briefs.
Prior to joining Providence, Kenny served as a Justices’ Law Clerk in the Supreme Court of Singapore for 2 years, where he assisted several Justices of the High Court, Justices of Appeal, and the Chief Justice of Singapore on a wide range of matters which included corporate and commercial law, construction law, international arbitration, probate & administration, and public international law. He then joined one of the leading law firms in Singapore, where he acted in corporate and commercial disputes before joining Providence.
Kenny graduated as the valedictorian of his class from the Singapore Management University School of Law and he represented the University in a wide array of moot court competitions, both domestic and international. This included the inaugural 2011 Attorney-General’s Cup, the 2012 Asia Cup, the 2013 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, as well as the 2014 Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Notably, Kenny’s team advanced to the World Championship Round of the Jessup Moot, also clinching a series of memorial prizes along the way, which marked Singapore Management University’s best ever showing in the competition. Kenny was ranked in the top 20 individual oralists in the world.
Kenny is fluent in English and Mandarin.