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Rodney Keong is a partner in Rodyk & Davidson LLP's Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group.
Rodney's area of practice is in commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation. He has experience in a wide range of commercial cases, from banking, international trade and insolvency, to construction, commercial fraud and corporate finance cases, including investment and joint venture disputes. His experience also includes handling public liability insurance, defamation, negligence, employment, and restraint of trade cases, as well as general contractual disputes. He advises and represents clients throughout all stages of the dispute resolution process.
In construction and engineering disputes, he has represented developers, main contractors, and subcontractors, as well as building owners and management corporations. In international trade disputes he has acted for both buyers as well as sellers in various types of international sale contracts.
Rodney successfully represented the plaintiffs in the landmark professional negligence case of RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Raglan Squire & Partners FE) v MCST Plan No 1075 & Anor  2 SLR 449. The case established that building consultants owed a duty of care to management corporations to guard against pure economic loss.
His recent cases include representing a leading international trading house in SIAC arbitrations against various parties involving international commodities trading, and acting for a leading marine and oil & gas industry engineering contractor in a High Court claim against its main contractor arising from an engineering contract for main elements of a well-head platform.
Rodney also recently acted for the foreign provisional liquidators of China Sun Bio-Chem Technology Group Limited, a foreign but unregistered company listed in Singapore, in a landmark and successful High Court application in Originating Summons No. 762/2010/K to recognise their status and powers, that enabled the successful recovery of assets, documents and information.
He has conducted seminars and talks for banks and financial institutions, Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore and Singapore Corporate Counsel Association, as well as for the construction industry on contract, construction and banking and property law issues.