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Asia-Pacific 2022
Singapore Corporate/M&A: Domestic
Band 4


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Duane Morris & Selvam's Corporate Practice is the largest department in our firm consisting of 21 qualified lawyers (12 are Managing Directors & Directors).

Duane Morris & Selvam is a joint law venture and has the ability to offer both foreign and local law advice. The Singapore office works very closely with other corporate lawyers based in our other offices across Asia as many of our deals have cross-border elements and we also work with lawyers across our US and London offices.

Our team handles a broad range of corporate and M&A matters. We provide practical and creative legal counsel, while assisting clients in complying with regulatory, statutory and other legal mandates. We advise clients in forming business entities in Asia, particularly Singapore, Vietnam and Myanmar and assist them in defining the rights and relationships of owners and stockholders. We are experienced in negotiating, drafting and reviewing agreements of all types, including distribution, manufacturing, licensing, outsourcing and other agreements. 

We advise early stage and mature companies across a wide range of sectors, particularly technology & telecommunications, oil & gas, energy & utilities, consumer goods & retail, media & entertainment, and pharmaceuticals, amongst others. We provide guidance for compliance with international trade, import-export controls, customs and other regulatory requirements.

Some of our key clients include Dupont, Cariflex, Protelindo, Globe Telecom, Ringl, and Braskem.

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Corporate/M&A: Domestic - Singapore
Band 4
What the team is known for

Duane Morris & Selvam in Singapore leverages its established network of law offices across Asia to offer foreign and local counsel to clients. Client roster includes financial institutions, private equity funds and corporates, with examples including Dupont, Protelindo and Genesis Alternative Ventures. Advice covers a range of corporate advisory and M&A issues in various sectors, including TMT, real estate and energy. Well placed to service cross-border deals involving China and Indonesia, among others.

Notable practitioners

Krishna Ramachandra is a key point of contact for clients.

Work Highlights

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  • Duane Morris & Selvam advised Dupont on the sale of its Solamet business to a private equity-sponsored business in China.


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Arfat Selvam

Eduardo Ramos-Gomez

Evan Teoh

Gim Sei Ung

Jamie Benson

Jennifer Lo

Kenneth Lim

Krishna Ramachandra

Head of Department

Leon Yee

Head of Department

Patrick Ong

Ramiro Rodriguez

Suilyn Yip

Zabrina Hamid


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Aureus Group

Duff & Phelps LLC

Entoria Energy Pte Ltd

FJ Benjamin Holding Ltd


Korea Development Bank

Mindtree Limited

Morgan Stanley

Oil India Limited

Otto Marine Ltd

Pacific Star Development Ltd

Prada Far East BV

Red Dot Energy

Samsung Reinsurance Pte Ltd

Sembcorp Utilities Limited

Tung Lok Millennium Pte Ltd


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Banking & Finance


Energy & Infrastructure

F&B and Hospitality

Financial Services

Financial Technology (FinTech)

Healthcare & Life Sciences


Oil & Gas


Real Estate


Telecommunications, Media & Technology