Kang Hui Lin, Jasmin

E-mail: jasmin.kang@aequitasllp.com
Areas of Practice:
Construction Law
Corporate and Commercial Law
Criminal Law
Dispute Resolution
International Commerical Arbitration
Landlord and Tenant Law
Strata Title Law

B.B.A., National University of Singapore
LL.B. (Hons) (First Class), University of Leeds, United Kingdom

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, YSIAC
  • Co-author of Singapore Civil Procedure 2018, Sweet & Maxwell
  • Co-author of Law Gazette’s Feature Article on ‘A Recalibration
    of the Sentencing Framework for Rape’, November 2017
Academic Prizes, Scholarships and Honours
  • Margaret Simpson Harrison Prize
Notable Cases
  • Acted for an accused person in appealing a High Court decision to the Court of Appeal, on the basis that the sentence imposed was manifestly excessive

  • Acted for a Management Corporation in successfully defending a High Court appeal against the decision of a Strata Titles Boards Tribunal. The case involved a breach of the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act

  • Acted for a Management Corporation in successfully obtaining a mandatory injunction against a subsidiary proprietor in the High Court. The case involved a breach of the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act.

  • Assisted in an application for an urgent injunction to restrain the call on a performance bond to the value of US$1.4 million.
Jasmin was called to the Singapore Bar in 2016

Jasmin first obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) from the National University of Singapore in 2009. She then spent a year with the Legal Aid Bureau as a Legal Executive, where she assisted with matters concerning civil and matrimonial disputes.

Jasmin went on to obtain her Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of Leeds, where she was also awarded the Margaret Simpson Harrison Prize for achieving the highest mark in Jurisprudence.

Her main areas of practice are civil & commercial litigation as well as arbitration. She has been involved in a wide spectrum of disputes such as breach of directors’ duties, minority oppression claims, construction disputes, strata title disputes, sale of goods and services and general contractual matters.

Jasmin has also been involved in various criminal matters, including a Court of Appeal case that brought about a review of the sentencing framework for sexual offences.

She enjoys the occasional corporate transaction and has advised on, amongst others, the sale of shares in a brewery company for $2.25 million and the acquisition of a food and beverage company by a minority shareholder.