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Drew & Napier LLC

Asia-Pacific Guide 2024

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Drew & Napier LLC

Drew & Napier LLC

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+65 6535 0733

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Provided by Drew & Napier LLC
Asia-Pacific

Chairman: Jimmy Yim, SC

Chief Executive Officer: Cavinder Bull, SC

Number of Directors and Associate Directors: 112

Number of lawyers: 373

Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, English, French, Hindi, Japanese, Malay, Tamil, Vietnamese

Firm Overview:

Drew & Napier LLC is one of Singapore’s leading and largest full-service law firms. Providing world class legal services and representation to discerning clients since 1889, the firm is consistently rated top tier in many practice areas by Chambers and Partners and other renowned international legal publications.

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Finance:

Experienced in a wide range of local and cross-border syndicated and bilateral loan and project financing transactions, debt restructuring, debt capital markets, banking advisory and regulatory work.

Contact: Pauline Chong, Renu Menon

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Digital Assets:

Expertise in full range of blockchain and digital assets legal matters, including token issuance, transactions, regulatory licensing, and disputes.

Contact: Chua Tju Liang

Email: [email protected]

Construction:

Specialises in all aspects of construction and engineering projects from inception to completion. A market-leading construction disputes team with extensive experience in adjudication, court litigation and arbitration.

Contact: Christopher Chong, Mahesh Rai

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Competition Law:

Elite competition law practice, highly experienced in a full range of advisory, contentious and transactional matters.

Contact: (Disputes & Litigation) Cavinder Bull SC. (Competition, Consumer & Regulatory) Lim Chong Kin, Corinne Chew

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate Restructuring & Workouts:

A leader in Asia with the most regionally active restructuring team involved in many complex and novel cross-border restructurings and insolvencies.

Contact: Sushil Nair, Julian Kwek

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate Finance & Capital Markets:

Has a wealth of experience in corporate finance, equity offerings, capital markets and regulatory work.

Contact: Steven Lo, Gary Wan

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Data Protection & Privacy:

Expertise spans data protection, privacy and cybersecurity. Relied upon for audits, compliance, cross-border transfer, data breach management and enforcement. Design and conduct customised training.

Contact: Lim Chong Kin

Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:

Peerless reputation and excellence in commercial and corporate litigation. Equally outstanding in complex cross-border international arbitration, acting as counsel/arbitrator in various institutional and ad-hoc arbitrations; expertise in investor-state disputes, acting for States and investors and commercial organisations. Areas of work include banking, construction, infrastructure, energy, competition/antitrust, white-collar crime, IT, IP, oil and gas, property, debt recovery, and telecommunications. Also represents clients in disputes before the SICC.

Contact: Jimmy Yim SC, Cavinder Bull SC, Sirja Omar SC, Randolph Khoo

Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Environmental, Social & Governance:

Holistic legal expertise to support clients’ fast-evolving and complex ESG needs.

Contact: Benjamin Gaw

Email: [email protected]

Infrastructure & Project Finance:

Expertise in power and energy, telecommunications, transportation, waste disposal, water, construction and housing projects. Clients include government bodies, private sector, builders and financial institutions.

Contact: Jimmy Yim SC, Christopher Chong

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Intellectual Property:

Represents renowned international and local clients in all areas of IP law in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Unrivalled for IP litigation and registration of trade marks, patents and designs. Also negotiates and prepares licence, distributorship and franchising agreements, undertakes IP monetisation work, advises on IP issues concerning Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Cryptocurrency, and is eminent for its competency in Life Sciences and patent linkage issues.

Contact: Tony Yeo

Email: [email protected]

Investigations:

Complex cross-border investigations concerning bribery, corporate fraud, money laundering, asset recovery, whistle-blower complaints, tax, antitrust, securities and financial services offences.

Contact: Wendell Wong, Chia Voon Jiet

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:

Specialising in Singapore and cross-border public and private M&A, reorganisations, privatisations, spin-offs, fund raisings, private equity transactions, corporate investments and joint ventures.

Contact: Steven Lo

Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:

Advises on all aspects of corporate real estate, conveyancing, property law and real estate financing. Clients include leading developers, corporations, financial institutions, funds, statutory boards, foreign and local investors and high net worth individuals.

Contact: Ho Soo Lih, Lau Sok Hiang

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Telecommunications, Media & Technology:

Elite TMT practice with unparalleled transactional, licensing and regulatory experience. Relied upon by regulators, industry leaders and new entrants. Deep understanding of policy and technology.

Contact: Lim Chong Kin

Email: [email protected]

Tax & Private Client Services:

Provides full range of Singapore tax law advisory including tax dispute resolution, transactional advisory, enterprise tax risk management and private client services.

Contact: Ong Sim Ho, Ong Ken Loon

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Key Clients:

Governments, government institutions, regulatory authorities, financial institutions, local and multinational corporations including Fortune 500 and blue chip companies and high profile and ultrahigh net worth individuals.

Ranked Offices

Provided by Drew & Napier LLC

Singapore - Head office

Contributions

Latest contributions provided by Drew & Napier LLC

Global Practice Guide
Tony Yeo
Benjamin Gaw
Authored by
Tony Yeo, Benjamin Gaw
Article • Mar 2024
Global Practice Guide
Yang Shi Yong
Authored by
Yang Shi Yong
Article • Mar 2024
Global Practice Guide
Albert Pichlmaier
David N. Alfred
Lim Chong Kin
Authored by
Albert Pichlmaier, David N. Alfred, Lim Chong Kin
Article • Mar 2024

All contributions provided by Drew & Napier LLC

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Title and authorsContent typePublication dateMedia type
Trade Marks & Copyright 2024 | Singapore | Law and Practice
Authored by: Ruby Tham, Teo Xuan Lang, Yvonne Tang, Lim Siau Wen
Global Practice Guide Jan 2024 Article
TMT 2024 | Singapore | Law and Practice
Authored by: Lim Chong Kin
Global Practice Guide Jan 2024 Article
Investing In... 2024 | Singapore | Trends and Developments
Authored by: Tan Teng Sen, Priscilla Wang, Vincent Wong, Christal Lim
Global Practice Guide Jan 2024 Article
Investing In... 2024 | Singapore | Law and Practice
Authored by: Tan Teng Sen, Priscilla Wang, Vincent Wong, Christal Lim
Global Practice Guide Dec 2023 Article
SINGAPORE: An Introduction to Intellectual Property: Domestic: Litigation
Authored by: Tony Yeo
In-Depth Overview Dec 2023 Article
Anti-Corruption 2024 | Singapore | Law and Practice
Authored by: Wendell Wong, Andrew Chua
Global Practice Guide Nov 2023 Article

Drew & Napier LLC rankings

Asia-Pacific Guide 2024
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Band
Asia-Pacific Region
Arbitration (International)
1 Department
Department
Arbitration (International)
3
Arbitration (International)
3
Band 3
India
Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
3
Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Cavinder Bull SC
Cavinder Bull SC
Singapore expertise based abroad
Mahesh Rai
Mahesh Rai
Singapore expertise based abroad
Indonesia
Banking & Finance (International Firms)
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Julian Kwek
Julian Kwek
Singapore expertise based abroad
Corporate & Finance (International Firms)
1 Department
Department
Corporate & Finance (International Firms)
4
Corporate & Finance (International Firms)
4
Band 4
Singapore
Banking & Finance: Domestic
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Banking & Finance: Domestic
3
Banking & Finance: Domestic
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Pauline Chong
4
Pauline Chong
Head of Banking & Finance: Domestic
4
Band 4
Competition/Antitrust
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Competition/Antitrust
2
Competition/Antitrust
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Chong Kin Lim
2
Chong Kin Lim
Head of Competition/Antitrust
2
Band 2
Corinne Chew
3
Corinne Chew
Head of Competition/Antitrust
3
Band 3
Construction: Domestic
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Construction: Domestic
2
Construction: Domestic
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Christopher Chong
2
Christopher Chong
2
Band 2
Mahesh Rai
3
Mahesh Rai
3
Band 3
Kelvin Teo
U
Kelvin Teo
U
Up and Coming
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption: Domestic
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption: Domestic
2
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption: Domestic
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Wendell Wong
2
Wendell Wong
Head of Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption: Domestic
2
Band 2
Corporate/M&A: Domestic
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A: Domestic
3
Corporate/M&A: Domestic
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Gary Pryke
S
Gary Pryke
S
Senior Statespeople
Steven Lo
4
Steven Lo
Head of Corporate/M&A: Domestic
4
Band 4
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