LOW JIN LIANG
Senior Associate Director
Deputy Co-Head, Family & Divorce Practice Group
Low Jin Liang is a Senior Associate Director in PKWA Law. He is also the Deputy Co-Head of our Family & Divorce Practice Group. His expertise is in divorce and family cases with complex financial issues, including division of assets.
Achievements and Recognitions
- Jin Liang was named as one of “Singapore’s Most Influential Lawyers Under 40″ by Singapore Business Review in 2016. Jin Liang was selected from a list of almost a hundred nominees based on thought leadership, influence, and success.
- One of the youngest to be made a Director at PKWA Law.
- Singapore Mediation Centre Accredited Mediator.
- Singapore Mediation Centre Accredited Collaborative Family Practitioner (CFP).
- Appointed to Singapore Mediation Centre’s Panel of Collaborative Family Practitioners.
Jin Liang is a lawyer with a genuine love for the practice of family law, which is demonstrated when he switched from a promising career in corporate law at an established law firm to do family law. He approaches his work with a blend of intelligence, integrity and compassion. Because of his warm, approachable nature, and his thoughtful, client-centred perspective, he is a popular lawyer and in demand by his clients.
Jin Liang graduated from King’s College London (United Kingdom) with a 2nd Upper Honours degree. After he was called to the Singapore Bar, he worked as a banking and finance lawyer at one of Singapore’s largest firms. His work experience includes:
- Acting for major banks and financiers such as DBS, UOB, OCBC, Bank Central Asia, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, MG Leasing Corporation, Showa Leasing Co. Ltd and borrowers in financing and refinancing transactions for construction projects, cross border finance lease transactions and floor stock facilities.
- .Acting for YTL Power Seraya to advise and negotiate on all its ISDA documentation for FX and commodities transactions.
- Acting for major banks, such as Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, OCBC, UOB and DBS on banking and finance transactions in Myanmar and advising on regulatory and compliance requirement under Myanmar law in relation to grant of offshore loans and grant of security in Myanmar by foreign banks.
- Acting for the Laguna, Banyan Tree and Angsana group in the development of the largest fully-integrated resort in Vietnam and in the sale of resort units and villas for investment and residential purposes in Vietnam.
- Acting for reputable clients on investments/joint ventures in Vietnam and Myanmar, including for Sembcorp Development in a joint venture for the development of the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park in Binh Duong province of Vietnam, for Keppel Land in the development of various residential plots in Vietnam and for Mitsubishi Corporation in a US$200 million joint venture for the investment of an integrated food business in Myanmar.
Having done corporate finance work, Jin Liang decided to fulfil his childhood dream of being a family lawyer and to help families in need as he finds it more fulfilling than corporate law.
At PKWA Law, Jin Liang deals with divorce cases involving complex financial issues.
Jin Liang has been interviewed by the media, including the Straits Times for his views on family law.
Low Jin Liang speaks English, Mandarin Chinese and Malay.
Jin Liang is the author of an article published in the Singapore Business Review: “Dividing Matrimonial Assets – A Just and Equitable Future.”
Jin Liang is a contributor/author for Lexis Practical Guidance – Family Law Module.
.WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
“Mr Low Jin Liang and his team (Helen Hui and Fwah Mingli) are very helpful and responsive in answering the queries with regards to the case assigned to them.
I greatly appreciate their work and efforts in helping to settle the case.”
“My personal experience with PKWA Law is definitely exceptionally excellent. The lawyers & legal executive really gave me genuinely good advice in resolving my case to the best outcome. My case was expediently & pragmatically resolved. I am very contented for entrusting PKWA Law with my matter. I sincerely thank you dear Sheila, Firdaus & Jin Liang for your guidance & professionalism. It is unquestionably because of you all that PKWA build up to be such a successful & reputable legal firm.”
Appreciate the professional service from PKWA. The team is very cooperative and I finished my case smoothly. Ms Shelia and Mr Low Jin Liang’s ability and smart are impressive. Ms Shelia is very understanding and provided me good advice at key time points. She did good job and always responded professionally and promptly. I also felt Ms Helen’s warm and caring all the time. Very nice. Thanks all!”
“Hi Mr Low, With your help, my case was closed happily. I really appreciated what you had done for my children and me. My children are much happier. I wish you all the best. Thank you!” – Ms N
“Mr Low Jin Liang is a professional, diligent and caring lawyer, who had worked successfully on my behalf. He was patient and responded to all of my questions, including some silly ones. I can really feel that he has my best interests foremost in his mind. I am grateful to you and your team who have finally relieved me of all those years of stress.” – TH