Ms Kong, 37, is currently a Counsel at Clifford Chance Pte. Ltd.
Prior to joining Clifford Chance Pte. Ltd., she was a director of Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC, where she managed a wide range of corporate matters that include mergers and acquisitions, equity fund raising, corporate finance, and securities regulation. Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, Lawyer Monthly, and Acquisition International have noted and acknowledged Ms Kong’s impressive record of corporate transactions and she was named in 2014 by both Prestige Singapore and the Singapore Business Review as one of the most influential lawyers aged 40 and under.
Ms Kong is a trustee on the board of Cambridge Assessment Singapore and a fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust. She was invited to be an honorary member of the Commercial Bar Association of London and also sat on the government-appointed working committee to review the future of legal services in Singapore. She writes regularly on corporate law issues for a number of legal journals.
Ms Kong holds a Double First in Law from Cambridge University.