What the team is known for
Allen & Gledhill has a leading shipping law practice in the domestic Singapore market, with a deep bench of lawyers advising on the full range of shipping matters. Particularly highly regarded for its transactional and finance work, with expertise in sales and purchases, restructurings, and lending and leasing agreements. Clientele includes both domestic and international banks andnon-banking creditors, as well as shipping companies and port operators. Also offers notable litigation and arbitration capabilities covering mortgage enforcements, collisions, ship arrests and charter party disputes. Experienced in assisting clients with restructures and transactions that adhere to Shari'a regulations.
One source considers Allen & Gledhill their "go-to lawyers for shipping transactions," adding that the team is "reliable, prompt and commercially oriented in its approach."
Another interviewee agrees, praising the firm for its "ability to handle complex and multi-jurisdictional cases in a timely manner."
Allen & Gledhill represented bank and non-bank creditors before the Singapore High Court in relation to the USD3.85 billion restructuring of Hin Leong Trading, Ocean Tankers and Xihe Holdings.
Vivian Ang and Gina Lee-Wan are key points of contact for the practice.