Alexander is a Director of the New Ubin Seafood Group, a family-owned business, which includes New Ubin Seafood at Hillview and New Ubin Seafood at CHIJMES. New Ubin Seafood is also the brand owner of “Garang Grill”, and is a proud participant in Deliveroo Editions at Katong.
New Ubin Seafood has been recognised as one of the finest restaurants in Singapore and is listed in the Michelin Food Guide. The restaurant received the Michelin Food Guide’s “Bib Gourmand” award in 2016 and in 2017.
Alex handles both back and front aspects of the restaurant business, including dabbling in the kitchen, coming up with new dishes and handling the Group’s overall business development and strategy.
Before entering the family business, Alexander was in active practice as an Associate Director with TSMP Law Corporation (February 2015 to September 2017). During his time there, Alex spearheaded TSMP’s restructuring and insolvency practice under Mr Thio Shen Yi, S.C., and specialised in complex commercial litigation, employment and labour law with Mr Ian Lim.
Prior to joining TSMP, Alexander began his legal training and career with the Business, Finance and Insolvency Practice Group (now known as the R&I Practice Group) at Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP. During this time he was privileged to work with Mr Lee Eng Beng S.C., Ms Rebecca Chew, Mr Sim Kwan Kiat and Mr Mark Cheng.
Alexander is a member of INSOL International, an Associate of the Insolvency Practitioner’s Association of Singapore (IPAS) and a member of the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Academy of Law. As of 2018, he is also a member of the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association and the Singapore Institute of Directors.
During his free time, Alexander indulges in his four loves; family, photography, film and food. Food reviews written may be found at http://www.czecharboy.com, whereas Alexander’s photography portfolio may be found at flickr.com/aevylain.
Alexander’s full curriculum vitae, and his statement of credentials, may be found here.