Allen & Gledhill LLP

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Chairman & Senior Partner: Christina Ong
Managing Partner: Jerry Koh
Number of partners: 154
Number of lawyers in Singapore: 400+
Number of lawyers in regional network: 600+
Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, English, Malay, Mandarin, Myanmar, Tamil, Vietnamese

Firm Overview:
Allen & Gledhill is an award-winning full-service South-east Asian law firm which provides legal services to a wide range of clients. Established in 1902, the firm is consistently ranked as a market leader in Singapore for every major practice area, having been involved in numerous challenging, complex, cutting-edge and significant matters. The firm’s partners are specialists in their areas of practice and many are widely recognised as leading legal experts by clients and peers.

Allen & Gledhill is renowned for delivering exceptional legal services in Singapore and South-east Asia. Its reputation for high-quality advice is regularly affirmed by its strong rankings in leading publications, and by the various awards and accolades it has received from independent commentators and clients. The firm is consistently ranked band one in the highest number of practice areas, and is one of the firms with the highest number of lawyers recognised as leading individuals. Over the years, it has also been named ‘Regional Firm of the Year’, ‘Most Innovative National Law Firm of the Year’ and ‘Singapore Firm of the Year’ by many prominent legal awards.

Currently one of the largest law firms in Singapore and South-east Asia comprising over 600 lawyers in the region, Allen & Gledhill, with its offices in Singapore, Myanmar and Vietnam, its associate firm in Malaysia and alliance firm in Indonesia, is well-placed to advise clients on their business interests in Singapore and beyond, particularly on matters involving South-east Asia and the Asian region.

Its associate firm in Malaysia, Rahmat Lim & Partners, based in Kuala Lumpur, is an award-winning full-service law firm which is dedicated to the provision of high quality legal services. Rahmat Lim & Partners is one of the fastest growing law firms in Malaysia. With extensive experience and premier client base, its lawyers are well-positioned to provide an invaluable combination of Malaysian law and practice, local insight of the Malaysian environment and context, as well as international best practices.

The firm’s Myanmar office is based in Yangon. It is a fully licensed law firm which provides Myanmar legal advice, and issues Myanmar legal opinions. Both Myanmar and foreign qualified lawyers are familiar with the business environment, laws, regulations and practices of Myanmar to provide value-added advice and service to clients across key industry sectors.

Its alliance firm in Indonesia, Soemadipradja & Taher, based in Jakarta, is one of Indonesia’s largest independent full service law firms. Established in 1991, it has a sound understanding of Indonesian law, culture, customs and commercial contexts. The firm is consistently ranked in the top tiers of legal publications and directories.

Established in October 2020, the firm’s Vietnam office located in Ho Chi Minh City is fully licensed to provide Vietnam law advice and legal opinions covering all major practice areas including banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and commercial, corporate real estate, energy, infrastructure and projects, international arbitration and mergers and acquisitions. The office comprises senior Vietnamese lawyers familiar with the business environment, laws and practices of Vietnam, as well as foreign qualified lawyers with expertise and experience in cross-border transactions.

Furthermore, Allen & Gledhill has strong working relationships with leading law firms worldwide and serves both local and international clients on multi-jurisdictional transactions in South-east Asia, China, India, the Middle East, the United Kingdom, continental Europe and the United States of America. This experience allows the firm to take on an effective lead counsel or project manager role in cross-border transactions.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Banking & Finance
■ Capital Markets
■ China Practice
■ Competition & Antitrust
■ Construction & Engineering
■ Corporate & Commercial
■ Corporate Real Estate
■ Corporate Regulatory & Compliance
■ Corporate Services
■ Employment
■ Energy, Infrastructure & Projects
■ Financial Regulatory & Compliance
■ FinTech
■ India Practice
■ Indonesia Practice
■ Intellectual Property
■ International Arbitration
■ Investment Funds
■ Islamic Finance
■ Litigation
■ Maritime & Aviation
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Public Policy
■ Private Equity
■ Real Estate Investment Trusts
■ Restructuring & Insolvency
■ Tax
■ Technology, Media & Telecommunications
■ Venture Capital
■ White-Collar & Investigations 

Global

This firm is also ranked in:

Asia-Pacific 2021 FinTech 2021

Contributions

Total 1 contributions

Law and Practice

Acquisition Finance 2021 in Singapore

Authors: Kok Chee Wai, Lim Wei Ting

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 10 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Arbitration (International)
Band 4
Shipping: Finance
Band 3
Shipping: Litigation
Band 3
Indonesia

Corporate & Finance (International Firms)
Band 3
Myanmar

General Business Law
Band 1
Singapore

Banking & Finance
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Malaysia

Shipping


Yin Chuin Soh
Expertise based abroad
Myanmar

General Business Law


Hsiu-Hau Oh
Expertise based abroad
Minn Naing Oo
Band 1
Singapore

Banking & Finance: Domestic


Aloysius Ng
Band 4
Chee Wai Kok
Band 1
Mark Hudspeth
Band 1

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Star Individuals
Francis MokBanking & Finance: Regulatory
Eminent Practitioners
Kim Shin LeeCorporate/M&A: Domestic
Band 1
Chee Wai KokBanking & Finance: Domestic
Mark HudspethBanking & Finance: Domestic
Karen TiahBanking & Finance: Regulatory
Jerry KohCapital Markets: Domestic
Margaret ChinCapital Markets: Domestic
Tze-Gay TanCapital Markets: Domestic
Andrew M LimCorporate/M&A: Domestic
Mei LimCorporate/M&A: Domestic
Minn Naing OoGeneral Business Law
Chee Wai KokProjects & Energy: Domestic
Kelvin WongProjects & Energy: Domestic
Gina Lee-WanShipping: Domestic: Finance
Vivian AngShipping: Domestic: Litigation
Band 2
Wei Ting LimBanking & Finance: Domestic
Aaron LeeBanking & Finance: Regulatory
Adrian AngBanking & Finance: Regulatory

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Myanmar

Yangon
Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City

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One Marina Boulevard

#28-00

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

018989

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