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George Goh

George Goh

Legal Counsel
Singapore

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About George Goh:

Working as a legal counsel.

Experience

Milestones
Co-Founder

  • Developed an Online Education Platform for Middle and High School Students (LinkedIn/Facebook)
  • Academy: English Public Speaking, Debate & College Counselling Coaching 

 

Speech Craft (Shanghai)                                                                                                                                                               1st Sep 17 – 31st Sep 18

Senior Legal Director, Shanghai

  • Developed and built an entire employment law suite of services to onboard foreign hires 
  • Worked on taxation & compliance issues with regards to Chinese law 

 

Learning Leaders (Shanghai)                                                                                                                                                                       1st Jan 17 – 30th Aug 17

Associate Director (Legal Affairs), Shanghai

  • Drafted employment contracts, onboarding manuals to be in line with Chinese law
  • Drafted and executed partnership agreements with external vendors, schools & companies 

 

Drew & Napier LLC                                                                                                                                                                                        1st Jan 16 – 30th Jul 16

Practice Trainee, Singapore

  • Trained at Singapore’s best disputes resolution firm and under Asia’s No.1 lawyer, Davinder Sing S.C. 
  • Drafted research and legal memorandums on cross-border and highly complex financial disputes
  • Prepared cross-examination briefs necessary for court hearings

 

Pavilion Capital International Pte Ltd                                                                                                                                                          1st Jul 14 – 30th Jul 14

Legal Intern, Singapore

  • Draft and vet legal documents and contracts for investment-related purposes including side letter agreements
  • Conducted due diligence on companies in the technology healthcare sector in North Asia
  • Help to establish a database of past deals and contracts

 

Des Voeux Chambers                                                                                                                                                                                     1st Aug 13 – 30th Aug 13

Summer Intern, Hong Kong

  • Drafted legal and research memorandums on Restraint of Trade Clauses, Tort of Harassment, and Damages for Mental Distress and Loss of Chance
  • Assisted in client meetings, tribunal and court hearings

 

Honourable Justice Esther Toh                                                                                                                                                                       1st Jul 13 – 30th Jul 13

Court Marshal, Court of First Instance, Hong Kong

  • Drafted legal memorandums on duress as a defence and sentencing guidelines for drug-trafficking cases
  • Drafted a research opinion piece on Lim Meng Suan v AG, cross-analyzing it with the landmark Hong Kong case of TC William Roy v Secretary of Justice

Education

My First DAO                                                                                                                                                                                               1st June 23 – 31st Dec 23

6-months online program by leading industry players on Web 3 Tokenomics, Legal, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs)

University of Nicosia                                                                                                                                                                                     1st Aug 22 – 28th Feb 23

92% Grade for META 511: NFTs and the Metaverse (MOOC)

Singapore Institute of Legal Education                                                                                                                                                      1st Jul 15 – 31st Dec 15

Called to the Singapore Bar Association (Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore)

 

Singapore Management University                                                                                                                                                         1st Aug 11 – 30th May 15

Bachelor of Law (LLB), Magna Cum Laude (GPA: 3.62/4.0, 90th Percentile)

Academic Achievements

  • Rodyk Prize for Overall Top Student in Corporate Law AY 2012-2013
  • Commendation Award for Attorney-General Chambers Reform Essay Competition AY 2012-2013
  • Dean's List AY 2011-2012
  • Nominee for David Marshall Prize for Top Student in Criminal Law AY 2011-2012

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