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Gabriel Lim


Gabriel Lim is an associate in the International Arbitration practice.


Representative matters

Representing a South East Asian company as Claimant in a SIAC arbitration in Singapore against a European oil & gas company in a USD multi-billion dispute concerning the price and terms on which LNG was to be sold. The dispute resolution clause provided for ICC arbitration in Singapore governed by English law.

Advising a major oil & gas company on its defence of hundreds of local court proceedings in South Asia in relation to employee and contractor rights, its potential commercial arbitration claims under production sharing contracts and contractor agreements, its potential investment-treaty claims under different bilateral investment treaties, its stakeholder engagement strategy, its internal policies in relation to employees and contractors, and its case management processes.

Advising an international consortium in a dispute arising in connection with the development of a power project in Indonesia. The relevant agreements are subject to SIAC arbitration in Singapore. English law and Indonesian law govern.

Representing a joint venture partner in a series of arbitrations and court proceedings arising from a failed joint venture. Hong Kong law applied.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Prior to joining the firm, Gabriel was an associate in a leading U.S. law firm
  • He was also a deputy prosecutor in the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) of Singapore, where he prosecuted a wide variety of criminal and regulatory matters and successfully argued a number of appellate cases before the High Court in Singapore



Advocate and Solicitor Supreme Court of Singapore


University of Oxford B.A. in Jurisprudence with first class


English, Mandarin
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.