She spent her early years of practice in corporate and commercial litigation. As a corporate practitioner, she has been involved in numerous initial public offerings and reverse take-overs, and recently led the team on the initial public offering of Xyec Holdings Co, Ltd, the first primary listing of a Japanese-company in Singapore.
Li-Ling is a regular speaker at seminars on corporate finance, corporate governance, and securities regulations. She also conducts training and briefing sessions on the Singapore listing regulatory regime to directors and executive officers of listed corporations in Singapore.
Li-Ling was named one of AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers in 2008, 2009 (Corporate Finance and Capital Markets) and 2014 (Capital Markets), and was recognised as 'Leading Lawyers' in the 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions of IFLR1000. She was appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Law Faculty of the National University of Singapore (NUS) for AY 2009/10 and AY 2011/12 and the NUS Business School for AY2009-2010.