Deborah Barker SCManaging Partner at Withers KhattarWong LLP (Singapore)
Deborah is the managing partner of Withers Khattarwong and a partner in the litigation and arbitration team.
Deborah Barker, S.C. is the Managing Partner of Withers KhattarWong LLP. She was called to the Bar on 19 January 1977 and was appointed Senior Counsel on 6 January 2001. She has worked for more than three decades in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and has extensive experience in both trial and appellate litigation.
In addition, she regularly acts for banks, financial institutions, insurance companies and multinational corporations in a wide range of matters, and is instructed to act in various complex corporate and trust claims, family and property related matters and cross-border disputes. She also conducts both local and international arbitrations.
Many of Deborah’s cases have been reported in the Singapore Law Reports and international legal guides have named her as a leading practitioner in both dispute resolution and employment law. Her areas of practice include Arbitration; Civil and Commercial Litigation; Family Law; Corporate and Commercial Law; Property Law; Employment Law and Labour Relations; Banking, Finance and Securities; Estates and Trusts, Landlord and Tenant, Hire-Purchase, Leasing and Factoring; and Bankruptcy and Insolvency.
Deborah has been cited for her expertise in dispute resolution and labour and employment law in various publications, including Asialaw Leading Lawyers, The Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal Singapore.