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Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

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Global Vice-Chair and ASEAN CEO: Philip Jeyaretnam, SC
Number of partners: 89
Number of lawyers: 200
Languages: English, Japanese, Malay, Mandarin and various Chinese dialects, Tamil

Firm Overview:
Trusted since 1861, Dentons Rodyk is one of Singapore’s largest and oldest law firms with around 200 lawyers representing a diverse clientele across a broad spectrum of industries and offering a full suite of legal services necessary to do business locally and globally. Dentons Rodyk is a member of global law firm Dentons and has 9,000 lawyers serving 73 countries globally.

Main Areas of Practice:

Arbitration:
Experienced in arbitral proceedings including ICC, SIAC, CIETAC, HKIAC, ICSID, AAA, LCIA, LMAA, SCC, UNCITRAL and WIPO.

Banking & Finance:
From regulatory and compliance advisory services to complex structured finance.

Capital Markets:
Domestic and cross-border IPOs, secondary offerings (placements, rights issues and bonus issues), spin-off transactions and REITs, ICOs, debt capital and structured product offerings.

Competition & Antitrust:
Competition compliance programmes and innovative solutions to complex regulatory issues.

Construction:
Full range of legal advice from inception and structuring of projects to contract administration and dispute resolution.

Corporate:
Corporate compliance and governance issues, continuous, up-to-date information on duties and responsibilities of corporate officers.

Employment:
Employment issues and disputes and organisational restructuring.

Energy:
Development, acquisition, financing, procurement, construction, fuel supply, operation and maintenance of power projects.

Franchising & Distribution:
Franchising and related distribution models across various industry sectors and representing international franchise systems of all sizes.

Infrastructure & PPP:
Assisting public owners, concessionaires, lenders and contractors with PPP arrangements across a broad range of infrastructure sectors.

Insurance:
Advising insurers, underwriters and professional firms on insurance coverage issues and disputes.

Intellectual Property & Technology:
Legal counsel and advisory services from the registration and management of intellectual property to transactions and contentious actions.

Islamic Finance:
Advising on a wide range of Islamic finance products, dispute resolution and acting for individuals in respect to Islamic wealth management and waqf/trust advisory services.

Life Sciences:
Advising on a product’s life cycle, from regulatory advice, monetisation and commercialisation, to litigious representation.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
High-profile and complex regulatory breaches and private prosecution cases; partnership disputes between local and international firms.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Advising financial vendors and acquirors across a wide spectrum of industries, including financial, healthcare, manufacturing and technology.

Privacy & Cybersecurity:
Designing real-world strategies to unlock the power of data while building trust in brands.

Private Equity:
Legal and regulatory aspects including continuing compliance requirements and standards of corporate governance.

Real Estate:
Advising on a diverse range of high-value, complex and innovative transactions, which includes advising on the financing aspects.

Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy:
Legal and commercial solutions to creditors, insolvent companies, insolvency practitioners and professionals, administrators, managers and liquidators.

Tax:
Transactional matters, inbound and outbound investments, and structuring work.

Trade, WTO & Customs:
Factoring, purchase order financing, pre-export and post-shipment commodity financing, counter trade and letters of credit.

Transportation:
A ‘P&I’ practice, ship registration and ship finance, shipping corporate and tax work, shipping IPOs, and restructuring.

Trusts, Estates & Wealth Preservation:
Advising on trusts, estates, wealth planning, family business succession and probate.

Venture Technology & Emerging Growth Companies:
Advising founders, entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging growth companies, accelerators and incubators seed and venture capital funds and other institutional investors.

White Collar & Government Investigations:
Advising clients in investigations by enforcement agencies throughout the courtroom process.