PK Wong & Nair

Singapore

Address:
2 Shenton Way #16-02
SGX Centre 1
068804
Singapore

Telephone:+65 6827 5555
Fax:+65 6827 5550
Email:

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Key contacts:

Co-Managing Director: Suresh Nair
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Co-Managing Director: Mark Wong
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Quick facts:

Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 19
Languages: English, Mandarin, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia, Gujarati, Hindi


PK Wong & Nair is a premier, full-service law corporation with roots going back more than 30 years. Since its founding, the firm has represented a diverse range of clients dealing with matters at all levels of legal complexity. The firm has earned considerable accolades, with clients recognising it for providing “practical and commercial solutions… with exceptional client care” (AsiaLaw 2022), being a “first stop because they are… excellent at what they do and always on top of their game” and being “super-responsive and committed… always personable and a pleasure to work with” (IFLR1000 2022). PK Wong & Nair’s client base includes individuals, small businesses, large multinational corporations, and financial institutions.

  • Appellate
  • Civil litigation
  • Civil rights
  • Commercial and transactions
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual property
  • International arbitration
  • Labour and employment
  • Litigation
  • Trusts and estates

Corporate and Commercial - Mark Wong

Recent case highlights:

  • Acting in various acquisitions and reverse take overs in Singapore and overseas.
  • Advising on the establishment of effective corporate structures in Singapore and in other jurisdictions.
  • Acting in debt restructuring involving listed companies and schemes of arrangement.

Dispute Resolution - Suresh Nair

Recent case highlights:

  • Acted for the Berau Group of companies in Singapore in their US$1b bond restructuring exercise (Pathfinder Strategic LP and another v Empire Capital Resources and another appeal [2019]) 2 SLR 77.
  • Acted for an insured party in a COVID-19 business interruption claim. The High Court refused the insurer’s application to stay the case in favour of arbitration in a landmark decision on the efficacy of “carve-outs” in arbitration agreements (Silverlink Resorts Limited v MS First Capital Insurance Limited [2020] SGHC 251).
  • Acted in a Court of Appeal case that upheld the effect of offset arrangements that were being disputed by the claimant bank (CIMB Bank Bhd v World Fuel Services (Singapore) Pte Ltd and another appeal [2021] 1 SLR 1217).
  • Regularly advises on and acts in employment disputes, including the recent case of Thillainathan Aravinthan v EMC Information Systems Management Ltd [2021] SGHC 289.

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas