Baker McKenzie

Dispute Resolution Department

Singapore
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What the team is known for

Noteworthy group with a good track record across a wide range of litigation, including work in IP, finance and construction disputes. Caters to a sizeable roster of multinational corporates from various sectors, including oil and gas, healthcare and technology. Well placed to advise on multi-jurisdictional matters due to its extensive network in the South-East Asia region, and internationally. In addition to acting on a range of commercial disputes, the group also assists clients with cross-border investigations.

Strengths

Clients say the firm is a "very good organisation that you can rely on for legal advice."

Work highlights

Represented Fox Networks in private criminal copyright proceedings before the State Court of Singapore against retailers of illicit streaming devices.

Acted for Motion Picture Association of America on a site-blocking application in relation to copyright infringement.

Notable practitioners

Nandakumar Ponniya heads the department and is a key contact for clients.