Having spent time working for the Monetary Authority of Singapore and leading international financial institutions, Kim Kit has invaluable insights into Singapore's banking laws and regulations as well as the global banking scene.
Kim Kit is a partner in our Banking & Finance group, based in Singapore.
Her practice encompasses advising clients on issues relating to financial regulatory matters, corporate and investment banking transactions, wealth managment and private banking, as well as Fintech matters.
She has spent a number of years working in-house, at Scotiabank and Credit Suisse, where she advised on the legal aspects of investment and private banking product development, transactions and documentation. Kim Kit also worked as Senior Legal Counsel at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) where she was involved in the calibration and drafting of Singapore's banking laws and regulations and the development of the wealth management, intermediaries and trust industry in Singapore.
Kim Kit was appointed as the Asian regional director for the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) International Court of Arbitration and ICC Dispute Resolution Services in December 2009. In that role, she was responsible for promoting ICC’s dispute resolution services throughout South and East Asia and Australasia. She was then appointed the Managing Director of the ICC Academy and was responsible for the setting up of its operations and e-Learning platform.
In February 2018, Kim Kit was appointed onto the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.
Kim Kit holds an LLB (Hons) degree from the National University of Singapore and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2001.
She is fluent in Chinese, in addition to English.