- LL.B, Singapore Management University
- Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
About FAVIAN KANG
Favian is a seasoned disputes resolution lawyer. Over the years, he gained significant experience and developed a broad-based disputes resolution practice.
Favian has been involved in a wide range of disputes resolution work including commercial disputes, shareholders’ disputes, employment disputes, construction disputes, matrimonial and probate disputes and intellectual property rights’ disputes.
He has also acted for clients in mediations; and adjudication proceedings under the Building and Construction Security of Payment Act. Favian is also familiar with corporate insolvency and has acted for clients in contentious companies’ winding up proceedings and advised clients on schemes of arrangement.
Favian is an experienced criminal defence lawyer and has defended several individuals in the State Courts and the High Court for several different types of offences such as murder, drug trafficking, statutory rape, molest, rioting, regulatory offences and white-collar crime offences such as cheating, criminal breach of trust, falsification of accounts. He has also advised clients on offences under the Securities and Futures Act.
Favian is a rare criminal defence lawyer who has a unique insight into all stages of the criminal justice system from the investigations stage to prosecution in Court to the post-conviction stage and is well placed to guide clients through the entire process.
In the conduct of all his cases, Favian ensures that his clients receive the most beneficial advice in the circumstances to obtain a resolution that is expedient and cost-effective. He is alive and sensitive to the practical and commercial realities that may arise from any dispute.
As a former national athlete who represented Singapore in Muaythai in the Asian Championships and World Championships, Favian is a determined, tenacious and fearless individual who thrives in high stress environments and conflict situations. He brings these traits to the table in managing crisis and conflict situations.
Favian also served as the General Secretary of the National Sports Association for Muaythai and served the legal commissions of the Regional and International Federations for Muaythai. He has experience in sports law such as governance and regulation, event management, sponsorship and the World Anti-Doping Code.
Outside of legal practice, Favian continues to dabble in Muaythai.