Firm / Organisation

Drew & Napier LLC

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Chairman: Jimmy Yim, SC 
Chief Executive Officer: Cavinder Bull, SC
Number of Directors and Associate Directors: 83
Number of lawyers: 269
Languages: Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, English, French, Hindi, Japanese, 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 crossborder loan and project financing transactions, debt capital markets work, banking advisory and regulatory work.
Contact: Pauline Chong, Renu Menon
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Advises on all aspects of construction and engineering projects from inception to completion, and is supported by a market-leading disputes resolution team with extensive experience in adjudication, court litigation and arbitration. The team advises and represents some of the biggest players in the construction and engineering sector in Singapore.
Contact: Jimmy Yim SC, Christopher Chong, Mahesh Rai
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Competition Law:
Elite competition law practice, highly experienced in a full range of advisory and contentious 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 frontrunner 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, mergers and acquisitions, equity offerings, capital markets and regulatory work.
Contact: Steven Lo, Grace Lai
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Data Protection & Privacy:
Expertise extends beyond general data protection law to sectoral frameworks, in particular, in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology, financial, and healthcare sectors.
Contact: Lim Chong Kin
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
Peerless reputation in commercial and corporate litigation matters, many of which are landmark. Experience in complex cross-border international arbitration as counsel/arbitrator in various institutional and ad-hoc arbitrations; expertise in investor-state disputes, having acted for states and investors. Areas include banking, construction and infrastructure, energy, fraud and white-collar crime, IT, IP, oil and gas, property, debt recovery, defamation, and TMT. Also represents clients in disputes before the SICC.
Contact: Jimmy Yim SC, Cavinder Bull SC
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Infrastructure & Project Finance:
Involved in power and energy, telecommunications, transportation, waste disposal, water, construction and housing projects. Advises government bodies, private sector, builders and financial institutions.
Contact: Jimmy Yim SC, Christopher Chong, Mahesh Rai
Email: : [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
Represents a host of internationally renowned clients in all areas of IP law. The IP practice is the frontrunner in IP litigation and registration of trade marks, patents and designs. The IP practice also negotiates and prepares licence, distributorship and franchising agreements, undertakes IP monetisation work, and provides advice on Life Sciences and Medicines Act regulations.
Contact: Tony Yeo
Email: [email protected]

Experienced in handling cross-border investigations concerning bribery, fraud, antimoney laundering, whistle-blower complaints, tax, 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, corporate investments and joint ventures.
Contact: Steven Lo
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
Advises on all aspects of corporate real estate, conveyancing and property law. Clients include leading developers, corporations, financial institutions, funds, statutory boards, foreign and local investors, and high net worth individuals.
Contact: Yeong Wai Cheong, Ho Soo Lih, Lau Sok Hiang
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Telecommunications, Media & Technology:
Unparalleled transactional, licensing and regulatory experience in telecoms, media and postal sectors, with an established data protection practice. Clients include industry leaders and sectoral regulators.
Contact: Lim Chong Kin
Email: [email protected]

Tax & Private Client Services:
Provides full range of Singapore tax law advisory services 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 ultra-high net worth individuals.


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