HO Yong Kin, Construction Advisor
“Legal efficiency is about both clients and lawyers working together towards a common outcome”
Ho graduated in 1996 from the University of the Greenwich, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying. Before joining the firm’s predecessor, Chan Tan & Partners, in 1999, Ho worked as Quantity Surveyor for a consultancy firm and a large Japanese construction company, involved in day-to-day commercial, tendering and contract administration matters in diverse infrastructure, residential and commercial property development projects such as Sepang Airport, KLCC, PNB KL Tower, Hilton Hotel Seremban, Sutera Harbour Resort Kota Kinabalu, among others.
Drawing on a wealth of industrial expertise and a passion for building science and engineering, Ho provides efficient and effective technical support to both contentious and non-contentious matters, including the reviewing and drafting of building contracts, advising on disputes relating to construction contracts, preparation, defence and resolution of claims for change orders and extra work, delay, disruption, acceleration and termination, and handling adjudication applications under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B).
Ho has been trained and is accredited as an Adjudicator by the Construction Adjudicator Accreditation Committee of the Singapore Mediation Centre.
Ho is also a Member of the Board of Quantity Surveyors, Malaysia and presently a candidate for professional membership to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.