Kohe Hasan


Tel: +65 6805 7388

Kohe is a director in Resource Law LLC and a partner in Reed Smith.

Kohe undertakes a broad range of work in the energy, mining, commodities and shipping sectors, and is experienced in both contentious and transactional matters. She is well versed in regional matters in these sectors and has advised clients in Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia.

Her contentious experience has been extremely helpful in assisting clients troubleshoot and mitigate risks at the outset of any transaction. Fluent in Malay and Bahasa Indonesia, Kohe has built a thriving energy practice in Malaysia and Indonesia. Her recent experience includes assisting an international commodities group on a complex acquisition of various mining assets in Indonesia.

As part of servicing her clients, she also occasionally advises them on employment matters arising out of their businesses. Kohe practices all aspects of contentious and non-contentious Singapore employment law.

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Singapore
  • England & Wales


  • English
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Malay
  • Hindi

Professional Affiliations

  • The Law Society of Singapore
  • The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Acting for a major Asian national oil company in a US$100 million LCIA arbitration in London against an Indian conglomerate in relation to the sale and purchase of LNG
  • Acting for a significant Middle Eastern offshore company in a multimillion-dollar claim against owners for breaches of various charterparties in respect of several offshore supply vessels used in one of the largest offshore oil fields in the Middle East
  • Acting for a Singapore listed company and its affiliates in a suite of arbitration proceedings in respect of a dispute arising out of a power plant project in the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone
  • Acting for a leading Thai family in a US$120 million SIAC arbitration arising from a property fund dispute
  • Acting for a leading nutrition, health and wellness company in a US$600 million UNCITRAL arbitration dispute in Thailand arising from a joint venture dispute
  • Advising one of the largest Indonesian shipping conglomerates on the contentious aspects of its multimillion-dollar restructuring process
  • Advising the lenders in their restructuring / enforcement options vis-a-vis the borrower, which is one of the world’s largest chemical tanker operators
  • Advising a Singaporean company on the acquisition of a power plant in Vietnam and managing the project risks associated with the acquisition
  • Advising a Singaporean company in the entering of a joint venture with an Indonesian conglomerate in connection with the acquisition of an Indonesian subsea services provider and ownership of several Indonesian flagged subsea vessels
  • Advising an integrated marine logistics group in negotiations with a Singapore shipyard in respect of the construction of a jack-up rig worth over US$200 million
  • Advising the Singapore subsidiary of an international maritime group on various offshore-related matters, including shipbuilding contracts entered into with Chinese shipyards, supervisory and project management services, and assisting in bids for works carried out in various locations including the Gulf of Mexico
  • Advising a subsidiary of the oil and gas authority of Malaysia on investment due diligence issues, including project and contract control risks. The proposed target acquisition is a Dutch FPSO/FSO fleet owner. This advisory work was applied across a series of design, supply and install contracts involving single point mooring systems, swivel stacks and supporting offshore engineering system