Chairman & Senior Partner: Christina Ong
Joint Managing Partners: Lee Kim Shin and Jerry Koh
Number of partners: 151
Number of lawyers in Singapore: 400+
Number of lawyers in regional network: 400+
Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, English, Malay, Mandarin, Myanmar, Tamil
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 deals. 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’ 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 550 lawyers in the region, Allen & Gledhill, with its offices in Singapore and Myanmar, its associate firm in Malaysia and alliance firm in Indonesia, is wellplaced 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, located in Kuala Lumpur, is a full-service corporate and commercial law firm. Rahmat Lim & Partners is one of the fastest growing law firms in Malaysia. Its team of approximately 90 local lawyers is 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, the firm is consistently ranked in the top tiers of legal publications and directories.
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
■Competition & Antitrust
■Construction & Engineering
■Corporate & Commercial
■Corporate Real Estate
■Corporate Regulatory & Compliance
■Energy, Infrastructure & Projects
■Financial Regulatory & Compliance
■Maritime & Aviation
■Mergers & Acquisitions
■Real Estate Investment Trusts
■Restructuring & Insolvency
■Technology, Media & Telecommunications
■White-Collar & Investigations
Kuala Lumpur: Rahmat Lim & Partners
Tel: +603 2299 3888
Fax: +603 2287 1278
Jakarta: Soemadipradja & Taher, Oene Marseille
Tel: +62 812 892 5102 +62 21 574 0088
Fax: +62 21 574 0068