Kyle Chong

Kyle Chong


Kyle is a Counsel with the firm. He has acted in various corporate and commercial disputes, with a focus on matters involving asset-tracing and recovery, fraud, and cryptocurrency-related disputes. Kyle has also acted for liquidators in various high-profile insolvency matters. His clients include local and multinational corporations, public-listed companies and high-net worth individuals.

Kyle graduated from National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons). During his time in NUS, Kyle participated in various moots and was selected to represent NUS in the 2021 King & Wood Mallesons Private Law Moot. Kyle began his training with one of Singapore’s most established law firms before joining Providence Law Asia in 2022.

Kyle is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Professional Experience

  • Acted for a global metals and exports supplier in respect of an appeal against an insurance company for claims of theft of its cargo under its insurance policy.
  • Assisted on a High Court suit in relation to a claim for breach of fiduciary duties and conspiracy arising from complex multi-jurisdictional share purchase transactions amounting to USD 11 million.
  • Assisted on a suit commenced in the High Court by a minority shareholder of a household confectionary chain against the majority shareholders for the sale and proper valuation of its shareholding under s 216 of the Companies Act.
  • Acted for one of the largest automotive manufacturing companies in the world in respect of a banker’s trust order application to recover dissipated assets which had been obtained fraudulently.
  • Assisted in advising creditor of a Singapore-based cryptocurrency hedge fund in relation to tracing and recovering assets that had been dissipated by its founders into the blockchain and in various other jurisdictions.
  • Acted for a real estate management company in respect of investigations and asset-tracing in a claim against its shareholder for fraudulently dissipating the company’s assets.
  • Acting for and advising the joint and several liquidators of Hin Leong Trading (Pte) Ltd in one of the largest and most complex liquidations in Singapore. Prior to its winding up, Hin Leong Trading was one of Asia’s largest oil traders. The ongoing liquidation has a debt profile of an estimated S$4.7 billion with other creditors’ claims amounting to over S$1 billion. These claims from major banking institutions are ongoing and involve complex, multi-party litigation and mediation with many of Singapore’s leading lawyers and insolvency professionals assisting.
  • Acted for and advised the liquidators of Griffin Real Estate Investment Holdings, one of the largest privately-owned investment and asset managers, on the liquidation of the company.
  • Acted in an SIAC arbitration involving a claim by a Swiss company arising from the provision of market making services for its utility token on various cryptocurrency exchanges with claim value of approximately USD 21 million.
  • Acting for one of the largest telecommunications companies in Malaysia in resisting an application to set aside a partial award in an SIAC arbitration.
  • Acted for a Thai plan administrator in an SIAC arbitration in respect of claims arising from purported breach of a Service Agreement and the Thai Bankruptcy Act.
  • Acted for a subsidiary of one of the largest motor companies in respect of a SICC appeal against the Tribunal’s partial award on jurisdiction.

Memberships, Qualifications & Publications


  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law

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