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Shook Lin & Bok LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic

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What the team is known for

Shook Lin & Bok has a respected team of experienced lawyers in Singapore, particularly known for its work in insolvency litigation as well as its ability to assist with debt restructurings. Frequently acts for creditors, liquidators and judicial managers. Draws upon the expertise of India-qualified and China-qualified lawyers from within the firm for regional matters. Collaborates with the firm's banking and capital markets practices to handle restructuring-related issues. HSBC, Superpark Oy and OCBC are examples of clients represented by the team.

Strengths

One source praises Shook Lin & Bok for its "excellent service, responsiveness and good advice."

"The firm has a breadth and depth of knowledge, and their people are very practical," says an interviewee.

Work highlights

Shook Lin & Bok acted for HSBC as a creditor of Hin Leong Trading, on the ongoing USD3.5 billion debt restructuring of Hin Leong.

Notable practitioners

David Chan has a strong legal practice in Singapore, with expertise acting for insolvency appointees on complex contentious matters. He also has experience working on behalf of debtors, creditors and trustees. One interviewee regards him as "an individual who holds himself up to the highest level of practice."

Sarjit Singh Gill SC is an experienced lawyer in Singapore who often works on behalf of appointed professionals and creditors in judicial management proceedings. He also advises banks in relation to multi-jurisdictional restructurings.

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Overview

We have a well-established and highly regarded Restructuring & Insolvency Practice which has been involved in some of the most important, market-leading engagements in recent years. Our lawyers are able to distil complex legal concepts into accessible and commercial advice. Their extensive breadth and depth of experience includes advising on distressed mergers and acquisitions, divestment of assets, debt restructuring, liability management issues, liquidations, receiverships, judicial management and schemes of arrangement, some of which have culminated in watershed judicial decisions.


Our clients include bank and non-bank creditors, private and public listed companies with global assets and operations, regulators and insolvency practitioners for whom we have advised on complex corporate restructuring matters in the region.

Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic

Shook Lin & Bok LLP

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Location

1 Robinson Road

#18-00 AIA Tower

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

048542

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Singapore

Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic


Sarjit Singh Gill SC
Band 2