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Drew & Napier LLC

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2 ranked lawyersBand 4SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Drew & Napier's construction group represents a range of contractors, subcontractors and developers in construction disputes, including international arbitration. Draws on the firm's wider disputes strength to handle big-ticket construction cases. Regularly engaged in matters across Asia-Pacific, as well as the Middle East. Also active on disputes in Singapore, such as adjudication proceedings, with expertise in the Security of Payments Act. Clients include Impresa Pizzarotti, Anmani General Construction and Goldbell.

Strengths

A market source says Drew & Napier is an "impressive team with extensive experience in construction and infrastructure law and the disputes that arise out of major projects."

Another market commentator praises Drew & Napier's attention to detail and says it is "an extremely efficient firm that provides excellent services."

Work highlights

Drew & Napier acted as counsel to Korean construction company Daelim Industrial in a substantial Indian-law arbitration situated in Singapore regarding the contract for the construction of a petrochemical plant.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Chong handles a full range of litigation, adjudication and arbitration and is a highly rated expert in this field. Clients note he is "pragmatic and quick on his feet," while a market commentator remarks: "Chris Chong is a construction law expert and an excellent strategist when it comes to resolving complex, multiparty disputes on major infrastructure projects. When projects go south, you want him on your team."

Kelvin Teo specialises in resolving complex construction disputes arising out of delays, defects and other contractual breaches. A market source tips him as "one to watch,"while another praises him for providing"pragmatic advice."

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Overview

Drew & Napier's dynamic Construction & Engineering Practice provides start to end legal, contractual, technical and practical advice on construction and engineering-related work.

Our approach encompasses contentious and non-contentious aspects of construction and engineering projects, both domestic and international, with particular expertise in energy and infrastructure.

Both Head and Deputy Head of our Construction & Engineering practice, Christopher Chong and Mahesh Rai, are recognised as Senior Accredited Specialist and Accredited Specialist in Building & Construction Law respectively by the Singapore Academy of Law under its Specialist Accreditation Scheme. This recognition is a testament to the high level of proficiency in building & construction law that Christopher and Mahesh have.

Construction

Drew & Napier LLC

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Location

10 Collyer Quay

#10-01 Ocean Financial Centre

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

049315

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Singapore

Construction


Christopher Chong
Band 2
Kelvin Teo
Up and Coming