The Asia Pacific Legal 500
Dispute Resolution 2019 - Leading lawyer for 18 consecutive years
International Arbitration 2019 – Recommended lawyer
Projects & Energy 2019 - Recommended lawyer for 2 consecutive years
“a super excellent lawyer”, “always provides precise and to the point advice” and “is good at thinking out of the box”
“very quick to narrow down the key issues, craft strategic and tactical solutions, and has a lot of drive and passion in the delivery of legal arguments”
“Commended for his ‘advocacy skills and in-depth knowledge’”
Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Domestic Firms 2019 – Band 3 for 6 years running
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: Domestic Firms 2019 – Band 4
"known for his advocacy skill internationally"; "instrumental in defining the overall strategy, paying attention to the smallest details and the interrelationship between all the events and claims."
“familiarity with the judicial system, skill in conducting a trial and flair for cross-examination”; "His eye for detail and precision in drafting arguments (both written and oral) has also resulted in successful outcomes in the course of handling a dispute for us."
“One client notes his skill in handling negotiations, while another highlights his ability to analyse issues from a legal and regulatory perspective”
“a very sharp and very eloquent counsel.”
"the judges love him"
"he makes the difference” in complex cases.
"very good" performance as counsel, where he "always works with great stamina."
“Recognised as an “extremely persuasive advocate.’”
“Clients are impressed that ‘he understands key issues super-quickly.’’
“Brilliant and experienced counsel”
“Hailed as a brilliant litigator by market sources, and is considered a highly experienced senior counsel”
"Wins plaudits for his diligence and performance in international arbitration matters"
“Known for his deep experience and proactive manner”
“Has a gentlemanly style, and is well liked by the bench and competition”
Best Lawyers International: Singapore (2019 edition)
Litigation – Endorsed individual for 11 consecutive years
Arbitration and Mediation – Endorsed individual for 9 consecutive years
Construction Law – Endorsed individual for 5 consecutive years
Who's Who Legal
Litigation 2017 - Recommended lawyer
Asialaw Leading Lawyers
Dispute Resolution & Litigation 2018 – Market Leading lawyer for 3 consecutive years
Energy & Natural Resources 2018 – Market Leading lawyer for 2 consecutive years
Dispute Resolution & Litigation 2018 – Outstanding practice
Energy & Natural Resources 2018 – Outstanding practice
“Jimmy Yim continues to be an influential advisor in energy project disputes by partnering with the construction and engineering dispute resolution team.”
Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018 edition
Dispute Resolution Star - Commercial and Transactions , International Arbitration
“Yim is an outstanding advocate. His thinking is clear and he’s always available.”
Asia IP Experts 2016
Leading individual in IP Litigation