Kenneth Tay

Kenneth Tay

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Kenneth Tay

Kenneth Tay is a Senior Associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice of Cavenagh Law LLP. He has a wide range of experience in complex commercial disputes, including disputes involving shareholder disputes, mergers & acquisitions litigation, derivatives litigation, disputes involving breaches of trust and the enforcement of charitable trusts.

Kenneth has also acted and advised on ICC, SIAC and ICSID arbitrations covering a range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, mining and fast-moving consumer goods.

  • Co-counsel with an Indian Senior Advocate in a US$ 900 million Delhi-seated ad hoc arbitration commenced by a customer of a wind turbine manufacturer in respect of allegedly defective wind turbines.
  • Representing a multinational industrial conglomerate in parallel SIAC and ICC arbitrations concerning the offshore and onshore scope of contracts to supply equipment and services in connection with a coal fired power plant in South-East Asia. The arbitrations were seated in London and Singapore.
  • Representing respondents in a US$ 500 million post-M&A SIAC arbitration concerning telecommunications assets in Myanmar.
  • Representing a leading alternative asset manager in three consolidated SIAC arbitrations against a publicly listed Indian company involving investments in a company valued at approximately US$ 1.3 billion and alleged contraventions of Indian FDI regulations.
  • Advising an Indonesian power company in respect of disputes with a Korean contractor involving the operation of force majeure provisions, extensions of time claims, and claims for prolongation costs.
  • Acting for a private equity firm in respect of the termination of its relationship with a developer in connection with a US$ 350 million investment in a highly regulated industry in Taiwan.
  • Representing a financial institution in proceedings in the Singapore International Commercial Courts concerning the termination provisions of an ISDA Agreement.
  • Defending claims in the Singapore courts concerning alleged breaches of trust (including alleged failures to obtain a reasonable return for the trust) in respect of a portfolio of more than US$ 700 million in assets.
  • Defending claims of minority oppression in the Singapore courts in respect of company valued at more than S$ 100 million.

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Career and qualifications

  • University College London (LL.B) Law 2013
  • Joined Cavenagh Law LLP 2013
  • Admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore 2015