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Tan Kok Quan Partnership

Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic

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What the team is known for

Frequently acts for insolvency practitioners, including liquidators, judicial managers and bankruptcy trustees, regarding substantial insolvency proceedings. Demonstrates further capability in the representation of distressed companies as well as creditors in relation to major restructurings. Active on matters in the shipping and construction sectors.

Strengths

One client reports: "They are well equipped and highly experienced in restructuring and insolvency matters. They extend a huge amount of client care and commerciality when rendering advice."

Another commentator notes: "I go to them for hard-hitting litigation in insolvency and recovery. They're technically sound, quick to move, and I would want them on side in any fight."

Work highlights

Represented the unsecured working group of bank lenders accounting for approximately SGD900 million of the unsecured debt of Hyflux, in the restructuring of the Hyflux Group.

Notable practitioners

Eddee Ng has a strong practice acting on behalf of insolvency professionals and syndicates of bank lenders in restructurings and insolvencies. A client describes him as "very articulate and confident," adding: "He is a real asset who pushes the boundaries and tries to think creatively."

Paul Seah is "highly regarded for his sound technical knowledge and practical advice," according to one client, who adds: "He is also very intelligent and constantly thinking on his feet, able to render a quick answer when required." Another commentator notes that "he is very good in insolvency matters and has the ability to think outside the box." He frequently advises companies in distress and liquidators on insolvency proceedings.

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Overview

The firm's strong team of experienced practitioners advise on the full spectrum of issues that arise – from the implementation of judicial management and schemes of arrangement, to complex liquidation, and cross-border restructuring and insolvencies.  The team has also undertaken some of the most sensitive and high-profile banking, financial and fraud investigations in the region over the last two decades. A number of these investigations arise in an insolvency-related context.  The team's forensic capabilities extend to investigating on reporting on such matters to a Court or a regulatory authority.

Members

Ng, Eddee (Head of Department)

Seah, Paul

Seah, Paul

Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic

Tan Kok Quan Partnership

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Location

1 Wallich Street

#07-02 Guoco Tower

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

078881

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Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic