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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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What the team is known for

Rajah & Tann is a longstanding local firm with strength in both contentious and non-contentious insurance matters. The insurance and reinsurance team regularly acts for major international general and life insurers as well as domestic companies, and is especially active assisting clients with regulatory and corporate insurance work. Local law capability and rights of audience before Singapore courts allows for a full-service offering. China Taiping Insurance, AIG and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance are clients.

Strengths

Clients appreciate that Rajah & Tann's advice is plain and direct, with one noting: "Overall, R&T is an excellent law firm which provides practical, sensible and effective advice in a timely manner."

Work highlights

Rajah & Tann acted as Singapore deal counsel for MS Amlin in an insurance-linked securities transaction which included a pan-Asian property catastrophe bond.

Notable practitioners

Elaine Tay is able to assist global insurers with a range of contentious matters, including financial lines and professional indemnity claims, and can also offer transactional and regulatory advice.

Simon Goh is head of the insurance & reinsurance practice group at Rajah & Tann. An influential senior adviser, he sits atop the Singapore insurance market with a broad practice encompassing claims work and insurance-related corporate matters. He is lauded for his robust sector-wide contributions by clients.

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Overview

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP’s Insurance & Reinsurance Practice is a clear market leader as the only large full licence law firm in Singapore with a dedicated insurance department with complete local law capability and rights of audience before all levels of courts in Singapore.

As a  hybrid insurance law practice equally strong in contentious and non-contentious insurance matters, our lawyers have an unrivalled and unique edge to advise on all aspects of an insurer’s business from start-up to day-to-day regulatory issues to claims and disputes to de-registration of licence – a truly ‘cradle to grave’ capability unmatched by any other law firm in Singapore.


Members

Goh, Simon

Tay, Elaine

Wang, Ying Shuang

Insurance

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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Insurance