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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Dispute Resolution: Litigation

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What the team is known for

Rajah & Tann's prolific litigation team offers plentiful expertise in big-ticket domestic and cross-border disputes. Represents clients at all levels of the Singapore courts. Has particular experience in financial disputes, including those relating to cryptocurrencies, while it also possesses expertise in contentious joint venture, shareholder and insolvency matters. Well placed to act on multi-jurisdictional matters due to its network of offices and alliances in the wider region. Members of the team have notable expertise handling cases connected to the Indonesia, India and China markets. OUE Lippo Healthcare, Vedanta and Prudential Assurance are notable clients.

Strengths

Clients say: "The team is very prompt, professional, detailed and in-depth in analysis and creative in finding solutions."

An interviewee appreciates that Rajah & Tann is among a handful of firms who have "very seasoned senior counsel."

Work highlights

Rajah & Tann represented White Energy in a damages action after winning a SGD1 billion dispute with PT Bayan for breaching joint venture obligations relating to a coal upgrading plant.

Notable practitioners

Andre Yeap SC has acted on cross-border issues before the High Court, including arbitral enforcement relating to investment treaties and against sovereign states. A market source says he "has a very good reputation" and also notes his activity in the construction space.

Danny Ong is someone clients turn to for advice on fraud litigation and breach of contract. He is particularly sought out by companies in the finance sector. One market source notes him as "strong and well regarded in recent years," while another commentator says he is a "very good lawyer."

Lee Eng Beng SC has long been an esteemed figure in the market. He is active on complex business law disputes before the Court of Appeal.

Francis Xavier SC has experience before the SICC and the Court of Appeal, acting on cross-border disputes concerning alleged breach of obligations. One market source attests to his well-honed skills in court: "He is an excellent litigator and brilliant cross-examiner and has good market reputation."

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Overview

A recognised leader in its field, this practice group has won a well earned reputation for resolving the biggest and most challenging national and cross border disputes. In a tough and increasingly complex global business climate, clients rely on our advocacy and advisory expertise to provide them with commercial solutions and to protect their rights.

Rajah & Tann is a leader in dispute resolution both in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific. Its commercial litigation practice is led by Chandra Mohan Rethnam, BBM PBM, including the firm’s Managing Partner Senior Counsel Lee Eng Beng, Senior Counsel Andre Yeap, Senior Counsel Francis Xavier and Senior Counsel Tan Chuan Thye. Our exceptionally strong team has developed a signature brand of know-how, dynamism and responsiveness – making us the natural choice for clients facing any kind of complex litigation.


Dispute Resolution: Litigation

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

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Andre Yeap SC
Band 3
Eng Beng Lee SC
Band 1
Francis Xavier SC
Band 2