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General Business Law - Brunei
Band 1
What the team is known for

Abrahams, Davidson & Co is a go-to choice of legal counsel for many major international and domestic clients on a variety of Brunei-facing mandates. It regularly advises on complex banking, corporate and property-related transactions, as well as private equity fund formation and derivatives deals. It also advises on Shari'a-compliant financings and local investment regulatory issues. Bank of China, Gulf Capital and PayPal are among its recent clientele.


"They have a good understanding of the business environment and provide comprehensive responses to our questions."

"The team is able to provide clear advice on sophisticated matters."

Work highlights

Abrahams, Davidson & Co assisted Deutsche Bank on the distribution in Brunei of products structured according to Islamic law.

Notable practitioners

Bernard Tan is one of Brunei's leading lawyers. He is respected for his expertise in financial and commercial matters, including issues relating to banking, Islamic finance, and corporate and regulatory matters. "A very reputable figure in the field of business law." "He has a good understanding of the industry and commercial environment."

Yvonne Sim works on a range of legal mandates, covering commercial financing, restructuring and employment matters. She often acts for clients in the financial, insurance and technology spaces. "Yvonne has really been perfect at answering our questions. She also did a nice job with filings to the authorities."

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Bernard Tan
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Yvonne Sim
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