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Blossom Hing

Director
Corporate Restructuring & Workouts/Dispute Resolution

Blossom’s practice is focused on debt restructuring and insolvency work. She is also actively involved in court (appearing before the Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal) and arbitration (SIAC, LCIA, HKIAC and IICRA) work, handling contentious commercial, shareholder, employment and other disputes.        

She works extensively with clients based in Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, the US and Europe as well as Singapore.  Blossom has been recognized in Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR1000, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, Asialaw Profiles and Best Lawyers International for her dispute resolution and restructuring/insolvency work.

Experience

Blossom’s recent restructuring and insolvency work includes the following:

  1. Acted for PT Berlian Laju Tanker Tbk, an Indonesian company listed on both the Singapore and Jakarta Stock Exchanges in its US$2.6 billion restructuring exercise. This deal has been awarded Asian-MENA Counsel: Deal of the Year – Honourable Mention and IFLR Asia Awards 2016: Restructuring Deal of the Year.

  2. Successfully acted for creditors to have Provisional Liquidators appointed over Celestial Nutrifoods Limited, a Singapore-listed but Bermuda incorporated company, with assets and subsidiaries in China.

Blossom’s recent disputes related work includes the following:

  1. Obtaining a freezing order and an order for receivers to be appointed over the assets of GSF Capital Pte Ltd and its controlling director on the basis that they had committed a fraud of some EUR560 million against Suntech Power Holding Ltd, a listed company on the New York Stock Exchange and the world’s largest producer of crystalline silicon solar power units.

  2. Obtaining judgment from the High Court and the Court of Appeal in favour of the founder and minority shareholder of Dovechem Holdings Pte Ltd (DHPL) which is part of the Dovechem group, a major solvent and chemicals group with interests in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China and Vietnam.

  3. Obtaining an arbitration award of some US$93 million in favour of one of the largest privately own trading companies in the world.

Accolades

Asia Pacific Legal 500
Restructuring & Insolvency 2017 – Recommended Lawyer

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Restructuring/Insolvency 2017 – Band 1
Dispute Resolution: Litigation 2017 – Recognised practitioner

Chambers Global 2017

Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Singapore) – Recognised practitioner

"Excellent lawyer who is very aggressive, intelligent and effective in litigation"

Has "an incredible work ethic"

"Very competent, with lots of experience"

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Restructuring and Insolvency 2018 - Rising Star

“highly skilled, intelligent, creative and aggressive litigator.”

Asialaw Leading Lawyers
Dispute Resolution & Litigation 2017 – Market Leading lawyer
Restructuring & Insolvency 2014 – Leading lawyer

Best Lawyers International: Singapore
Insolvency and Reorganisation 2017 – Endorsed individual
Litigation 2017 – Endorsed individual

Who’s Who Legal
Insolvency & Restructuring 2017 – Leading lawyer

Asialaw Profiles
Dispute Resolution 2012 – Recommended lawyer

“Describing corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration director Blossom Hing, one client says: ‘She is very responsive, determined, and an excellent person to work with.’ Another describes her as ‘very capable with a good grasp of Indonesian legal matters.’

Appointments/Memberships

  • Advisory Board, School of Law, Singapore Management University
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law (SAL)
  • Member, Sub-committee on Litigation Funding in Insolvency Cases, SAL, Law Reform Committee
  • Member, Advocacy Committee, The Law Society of Singapore
  • Director, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (Singapore Chapter)