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Asia-Pacific Singapore Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic

The focus is on the legal processes related to distressed businesses, which can either be reorganised or go into liquidation. The section also includes lawyers who advise on acquisition opportunities that arise out of distressed businesses. Lawyers in this chapter assist clients such as: corporate debtors, investors and asset purchasers; secured and unsecured creditors and creditors` committees, bondholders, insurers; directors of distressed companies and any other interested parties in corporate restructurings and insolvency proceedings. Restructuring/Insolvency sections cover both transactional and disputes matters.

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Band 1
  1. Allen & Gledhill LLP
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    Allen & Gledhill LLP
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Allen & Gledhill has a standout legal team in the Singapore market, with an experienced team of restructuring and insolvency lawyers, noted for its strong focus on creditors. Also active representing noteholders and trustees in high-profile restructurings, judicial managements and schemes of arrangement. Able to support potential investors in distressed situations. Involved in complex, cross-border restructurings, particularly in the shipping, telecoms, construction and energy sectors. Combines the strength of the firm's disputes, corporate and finance teams to provide a full-service offering in this sphere. Natixis, Nordea Bank and BNP Paribas are examples of clients represented by the team.
  2. Drew & Napier LLC
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    Drew & Napier LLC
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Drew & Napier has an outstanding Singapore-based legal team with an excellent track record of representing debtors, as well as liquidators and creditors, in complex restructurings and insolvency cases. Highly active on contentious and non-contentious restructurings, particularly those with a cross-border element. Active on behalf of clients from a range of industry sectors, including shipping, energy, oil and gas and construction. Well placed to advise clients on asset recovery, as well as schemes of arrangement and judicial management. Example clientele of the firm include Oceanus, Brightoil Petroleum and the National Environmental Agency of Singapore.
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    Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Rajah & Tann Singapore is a stellar legal practice based in Singapore, noted for its deep bench of lawyers. Assists clients involved in high-value judicial management and insolvency matters, including debtors, creditors, committees of noteholders and liquidators. Also well placed to advise on the enforcement of creditors' rights. Draws on its regional network to advise on cross-border matters, and offers specialist expertise from within the firm in areas such as shipping, construction and energy. Hin Leong, Hyflux and Ezion are the among the firm's clientele.
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    Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Rajah & Tann Singapore is a stellar legal practice based in Singapore, noted for its deep bench of lawyers. Assists clients involved in high-value judicial management and insolvency matters, including debtors, creditors, committees of noteholders and liquidators. Also well placed to advise on the enforcement of creditors' rights. Draws on its regional network to advise on cross-border matters, and offers specialist expertise from within the firm in areas such as shipping, construction and energy. Hin Leong, Hyflux and Ezion are the among the firm's clientele.
  5. WongPartnership LLP
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    WongPartnership LLP
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    WongPartnership has a market-leading team in Singapore handling complex restructurings involving multiple jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific region and further afield. Especially visible representing debtors in out-of-court restructurings and advising the holders of distressed investments, judicial managers and liquidators in insolvencies. Offers broad expertise in contentious and non-contentious restructuring matters. Also able to leverage expertise from the firm's disputes and corporate teams to provide a full-service legal offering. Advises clients from a broad range of industries including energy, healthcare and shipping, among others. Counts Grant Thornton, Pacific International Lines and FTI Consulting among its clientele.
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Band 2
  1. Shook Lin & Bok LLP
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    Shook Lin & Bok LLP
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    Shook Lin & Bok has a respected team of experienced lawyers in Singapore, particularly known for its work in insolvency litigation as well as its ability to assist with debt restructurings. Frequently acts for creditors, liquidators and judicial managers. Draws upon the expertise of India-qualified and China-qualified lawyers from within the firm for regional matters. Collaborates with the firm's banking and capital markets practices to handle restructuring-related issues. HSBC, Superpark Oy and OCBC are examples of clients represented by the team.
  2. BlackOak LLC
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
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    Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Dentons Rodyk & Davidson has a solid legal team in Singapore with a strong focus on contentious matters. Extensive practice acting for creditors and trustees, as well as advising distressed and insolvent companies. Particularly visible in litigation, with expertise advising clients regarding schemes of arrangement and judicial management as well as debt recovery matters. Well placed to act on matters involving the shipping, construction and real estate sectors, and regularly represents receivers and liquidators. Leverages the global Dentons network to provide cross-border expertise in restructuring and insolvency. The firm's clientele includes Perpetual, Grant Thornton and Pacific Radiance.
  2. PK Wong & Nair LLC
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    PK Wong & Nair LLC
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    PK Wong & Nair has a notable legal team based in Singapore, often acting for trustees, debtors, creditors and noteholders on a broad range of restructuring and insolvency matters. Especially active in the commodities, transportation, logistics and energy sectors. Empire Capital, World Fuel Services and Antanium Resources feature among the firm's clientele.
  3. Tan Kok Quan Partnership
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    Tan Kok Quan Partnership
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Tan Kok Quan Partnership is a respected Singapore-based law firm which frequently acts for insolvency practitioners, including liquidators, as well as distressed companies and creditors, in relation to major restructurings. Active on matters in the retail, banking, energy and construction sectors. Home-Fix D.I.Y., Koon Construction & Transport and BNP Paribas are among the firm's clientele.
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    Withers KhattarWong
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Withers KhattarWong has a respected team of lawyers in Singapore, often seen acting for judicial managers on complex debt restructurings. Further experience working for creditors and debtors in high-profile insolvency matters. Particular expertise in the shipping, construction and retail sectors. Clientele of the firm includes Estée Lauder Cosmetics, HSBC and VIVA REIT.
  5. Oon & Bazul LLP
    Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic
    Asia-Pacific 2022 | Band 3