We are also consistently recognised as a leading family law firm by notable publications such as Benchmark Litigation, Asian Legal Business and Doyles Guide.
Our family lawyers are skilled and trained in mediation, and we focus on resolving our divorce cases amicably. However, if an amicable settlement is not possible, we often achieve exceptional results in court. Our fees are fixed and reasonable.
Rajah & Tann has the largest litigation practice in Singapore and Southeast Asia with outstanding expertise in dispute resolution. Helmed by senior lawyers and 7 Senior Counsel, the highest concentration in Singapore, our exceptionally strong team has developed a signature brand of know-how, dynamism and responsiveness – making us the natural choice for clients facing any kind of litigation.
We have the unique ability to adapt and respond quickly to market changing conditions by tapping on the breadth and depth of our other market-leading practices within the firm, such as Shipping & International Trade, Restructuring & Insolvency, Insurance & Reinsurance, Intellectual Property, Appeals & Issues, International Arbitration, and Construction Projects and Infrastructure.
As part of the largest Asian headquartered legal network, with 800 fee earners, we seamlessly support multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution, with lawyers qualified to practice local law and appear in local courts in the region including China, Lao PDR, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar.
Duane Morris & Selvam and its affiliate offices help clients resolve contentious and non-contentious disputes in the Singapore Courts, involving litigation, international arbitration, alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) and mediation. Reputed for breadth and depth, our practice also covers international disputes with a particular focus on disputes involving Vietnam and Myanmar. We regularly represent major Korean and Japanese construction companies with operations in Singapore and our lawyers have extensive experience dealing with matters concerning Latin America.
The firm was co-founded in 2009 by Christopher Anand Daniel as a litigation and arbitration boutique firm. Ganga Avadiar joined the firm in 2010. In 2013, Harjean Kaur started to develop the firm’s corporate and transactional practices. Mervyn Cheong joined in 2017 to further the disputes practice, with an emphasis on white-collar crime. With Priyalatha Naidu joining in 2018, she has brought her extensive corporate, transactional, and conveyancing practices into the firm.
Advocatus is committed to delivering and maintaining the highest standards of services and quality, with a personable approach. Challenges are met with an in-depth understanding of issues and a solution focused approach. The team are dynamic, and the partners bring with them a rich domestic, regional and cross-border experience. This expertise gained in international law firms, Singapore's largest law firms, and multi-national corporations. The core mission is to provide timely, effective and tailored solutions for clients.
The firm’s Civil and Commercial Litigation, and Arbitration team provides a full range of top quality services across a broad spectrum of disputes, both in local courts and before international and domestic arbitral tribunals.
In the Corporate and Commercial practice, the team is actively involved in local and cross-border transactions, representing individuals, private firms, listed companies, and multinational corporations, on a wide range of corporate and general business law matters.
The Employment team assists corporates and individuals on the contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment law.
The firm’s Mergers and Acquisition practice is actively involved in Singapore and cross-border M&A transactions across a range of industry sectors, and handles deals including strategic alliances, JVs, M&As, spin-offs and divestitures.
The firm also provides private client services, and advises high-net-worth individuals, financial institutions, professional trustees, executors and personal representatives, on matters such as estate planning, asset preservation, provisions for minors and descendants, and succession planning, utilizing wills, and medical and general powers of attorney.
Drawing on their litigation and M&A practice groups, the firm has a strong Restructuring and Insolvency practice with extensive experience in managing restructurings and bankruptcy situations.