Sivakumar Ponnampalam
4 Battery Road, #29-00, Bank of China, Singapore 049908
Arbitration, Mediation, Adjudication
Sivakumar Ponnampalam

With 25 years of litigation and arbitration experience, the main areas of practice include general commercial and corporate disputes, insurance disputes, intellectual property and tortuous claims, liquidation and insolvency disputes, domestic and international arbitration.

+65 6899 9888
+65 6338 5377
LLB (Hons) NUS, FCIArb
Fellow, FCIArb
General Commercial, Intellectual Property
Siva has been in practice for more than 25 years. He is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a registered Singapore Patent Agent and SCOPE IP Consultant. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K.). He has been appointed by the Chief Justice of Singapore to sit on a panel that conducts investigations into disciplinary matters relating to lawyers. His practice specialty is corporate and commercial law with a particular focus on private wealth structuring and business succession. In the area of private wealth structuring he has represented a diverse array of local and foreign high net worth individuals and families in structuring their private wealth and family businesses. In the area of business succession he has advised family owned businesses and small and medium enterprises on management and ownership succession issues including shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, management buy-outs and employee share option schemes. In addition as part of his business succession planning practice, he advises on the various aspects of commercial transactions including negotiating and drafting a wide range of commercial documents including agency and distribution, consultancy, contract manufacturing, international and local sales, outsourcing and other forms of commercial agreements. He has advised on the setting up of trusts for both personal and business assets as well as structures for non-profit or charitable objectives. Siva is a regular speaker on private wealth structuring and business succession for clients of various financial institutions and holds regular seminars for local audiences as well as foreigners who fly in to listen to his seminars.