Qualifications

  • L.L.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (1996)
  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar in May 1997
  • Admitted to the New York Bar in 2004

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.

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.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 
Restructuring/Insolvency 2019 – Band 1 for 4 consecutive years
Dispute Resolution: Litigation 2019 – Recognised Practitioner for 3 consecutive years

Blossom is regarded for her debt restructuring and insolvency expertise, with sources noting that she is "intelligent and someone you want on your side." 

"I find her to be very strong and very practical; she always gives us what we need." 

She is an "excellent lawyer who is very aggressive, intelligent and effective in litigation." She has "an incredible work ethic," and she is "very competent, with lots of experience."

Asia Pacific Legal 500
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019 – Recommended Lawyer for 3 consecutive years
Dispute Resolution 2019 – Recommended Lawyer for 2 consecutive years

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 
Restructuring and Insolvency 2019 – Rising Star for 6 consecutive years

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

Who’s Who Legal
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019 – Leading lawyer for 2 consecutive years

Asialaw Leading Lawyers
Dispute Resolution & Litigation 2018 – Market Leading lawyer for 3 consecutive years
Restructuring & Insolvency 2014 – Leading lawyer

Best Lawyers International: Singapore
Insolvency and Reorganisation Law 2020 – Endorsed individual for 7 consecutive years
Litigation 2020 – Endorsed individual for 7 consecutive years

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 
Insolvency, International Arbitration 2019 – Identified as a Dispute Resolution Star for 2 consecutive years

Asialaw Profiles 
Dispute Resolution 2012 – Recommended lawyer

She is very responsive, determined, and an excellent person to work with,” says a client.

Another describes her as “very capable with a good grasp of Indonesian legal matters.”

  • 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
  • Fellow, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore Limited (IPAS)
  • Director, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (Singapore Chapter)
  • Associate Mediator and Insolvency Mediator accredited by the Singapore Mediation