Lawyer profile for Asia-Pacific 2021
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Employment: Domestic - Singapore
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Co-Head, employment; Director, corporate and mergers & acquisitions; Head, healthcare & life sciences – corporate & regulatory; Director, Telecommunications, Media & Technology. Benjamin’s practice has a strong emphasis on employment law. He regularly advises clients on the full range of employment issues in the course of an employment relationship, including reviewing employment contracts, handbooks and policies, employee stock option plans, trade unions and collective agreements, to retrenchment and termination of employment. These include preparing, reviewing and advising on employment contracts, handbook and policies, employee stock option plans, disciplinary matters and investigations, restrictive covenants, retrenchments and contentious and non-contentious termination of employment. He is recognised as a leading and recommended lawyer by several renowned publications. Praised for being “precise, knowledgeable and extremely commercial” in his approach, Benjamin is acknowledged to be “one of the region’s foremost lawyers”.
LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (2002) | Admitted to the Singapore Bar (2003) | Specialist Diploma in Molecular Biotechnology, Ngee Ann Polytechnic (2007) | Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England & Wales (2009)
Honorary Secretary, National Arthritis Foundation Executive Committee | Member, Inquiry Panel | Member, Law Society IT Sub-Committee Member