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Pinsent Masons MPillay LLP

Construction

2 ranked lawyersBand 1SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded contentious practice, well versed in advising large contractors, subcontractors and architects on complex construction disputes. Deep bench with impressive expertise in all forms of dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration and litigation. Also able to assist with contentious contract renegotiation. Regularly advises on specialised matters in sectors such as transport and energy. Combines prominent local law expertise with an impressive international capability. Represents both Singaporean and international clients on local and outbound matters.

Strengths

A client proclaims that the firm "is entrenched in the legal circle and is synonymous with construction law expertise." This source also notes "the excellence in quality and timeliness of their services."

Another interview says that the team "demonstrates solid knowledge and experience in construction-related matters, as well as a comprehensive understanding of construction operations."

Notable practitioners

Toh Chen Han regularly handles a range of contentious construction proceedings, including arbitration and adjudication. An interviewee reports that "he is very commercial but also an excellent technician," demonstrating "a very good turnaround time."

Mohan Pillay has a stellar market reputation, regularly advising leading contractors on construction disputes in the transport and energy sectors. He also advises on the restructuring of construction contracts and design issues, with sources regarding him as "smart, efficient and experienced" in relation to construction disputes.

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Singapore

Construction


Chen Han Toh
Band 4
Mohan Pillay
Band 1