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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Construction

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What the team is known for

Rajah & Tann Singapore is home to a respected disputes team with considerable experience advising on construction matters for project sponsors, developers and contractors. Has deep experience in negotiating EPC contracts for energy and infrastructure construction projects. Sought out for redevelopment mandates in real estate and infrastructure. Regularly acts on construction disputes across South-East Asia, including complex multiparty disputes. Dedicated construction project risk analysis and mitigation capability, able to assist in markets such as Malaysia and Taiwan. Recently active for clients on data centre construction projects. Clients include Teesta Solar and Shanxi Electric Power Engineering.

Strengths

Sources describe a "well-reputed construction practice" which stands out for "ability to draft well thought-out contracts and meet agreed timelines within fee scope."

A client says of Rajah & Tann: "Their standard of service is excellent."

Work highlights

Rajah & Tann advised the master developer of the USD3.5 billion One Bangkok on the development of ICT and utilities infrastructure such as waste water treatment plant and district cooling plant.

Notable practitioners

Ng Kim Beng often handles construction and engineering disputes, including international arbitration. His experience spans power projects, data centres, public infrastructure and mixed-use buildings.

Soh Lip San is a respected lawyer in the market, acting on construction disputes involving projects in Singapore and abroad. One client says he "responds swiftly and has a deep understanding of the client's priorities while managing the legal dispute at hand."

Shemane Chan is an experienced construction lawyer in Singapore. She handles non-contentious construction matters, including in relation to hospitality, shopping centre, energy projects and data centre projects.

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Overview

Rajah & Tann’s construction law practice is one of the firm’s leading practices in Singapore, and covers all aspects of projects with a reputation for quality work and sound advice.


We participate in high value and complex transactions at all stages of a construction life cycle and provide a service based on in-depth expertise in every aspect of the industry; the practitioners are qualified in multiple jurisdictions and are multilingual. We are well equipped to service clients in all day to day issues ranging from adjudication to litigation to expert determination and arbitration. In an uncertain global climate, we have also assisted clients on potential issues arising from suspension, termination and insolvency of projects.

In addition to being involved in virtually every type and size of construction projects, both private and public, we have a niche practice in risk analysis and risk mitigation for a variety of construction projects in the region, including those that are subject to the laws of Indonesia, Malaysia, China and Taiwan.

We draw on the experience of a dedicated, specialist group of lawyers advising on non-contentious work, working with a larger team involved in all aspects of major project disputes. Our GAR ranked dispute resolution practice is one of the largest in the region.

No less than four in our team have been recognised by the Singapore Academy of Law as Accredited Specialists in Building and Construction Law, including three Senior Accredited Specialists.

Members

Soh, Lip San (Head of Department)

Yeap, Andre (Head of Department)

Poon, Kelvin

Pradhan, Avinash

Sim, Chee Siong

Tan, Kevin

Construction

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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Location

9 Straits View #06-07

Marina One West Tower

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

018937

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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


Kim Beng Ng
Band 3
Lip San Soh
Band 2
Shemane Chan
Band 4