Yi-Ming’s practice focuses on complex commercial disputes with particular specialisation in intellectual property disputes. 

Her broad experience covers areas of commercial fraud and investigations, shareholder claims, trusts, credit and security, and cryptocurrency. She also regularly advises on trademarks, copyright, confidentiality and cybersecurity. She has also appeared as amicus curiae in the Supreme Court to assist on the sentencing framework for stalking under the Protection from Harassment Act.

Prior to joining Allen & Gledhill, she was a Justices’ Law Clerk of the Supreme Court of Singapore. Thereafter, Yi-Ming was awarded the Singapore Academy of Law Overseas Attachment Award in 2017 and was seconded to Essex Court Chambers in London where she worked with leading English barristers and Queen’s Counsel.

Yi-Ming graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with First Class Honours (LLB). 

Work Highlights

  • Representing a company involving the issuance of cryptocurrency and use of proceeds by one of South Korea’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges.
  • Represented a company and its directors in proceedings concerning novel issues of copyright infringement and breaches of confidence of software programmes and company files, which led to a leading Court of Appeal decision concerning breach of confidence.
  • Represented a company in committal proceedings concerning the protection of trade secrets and confidential information.
  • Represented SingHealth in the Committee of Inquiry convened to investigate Singapore’s largest Cyberattack and ensuing data breach investigations.
  • Representing a Muslim-law trustee in wakaf-related disputes, including novel issues of jurisdiction pertaining to the Administration of Muslim Law Act.