We have had a substantial presence in Singapore, our Southeast Asian hub, for nearly 20 years and that office has immense strengths in corporate, finance and dispute resolution covering the region. Our 46 lawyer team in Singapore, covering international and permitted areas of Singapore law, has built an enviable reputation for investment advice, shipping, offshore and aviation, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance and disputes, and many of our individuals are recognised as leaders in their fields.
We have long-standing established relations with a wide network of regional law firms (including an association in Jakarta and a formal law alliance in Singapore) and will be able to provide a one stop solution to your business needs.
Understanding our clients' needs, aims and cultures helps us build lasting relationships. Through the decades of experience built up in Southeast Asia, our team is perfectly placed to provide you with the commercially focused legal services you require.
"Strong regional presence."
Chambers Asia Pacific 2015
Engie (previously GDF Suez)
Advised Engie on its acquisition of Keppel FMO in Singapore and Qatar from Keppel Integrated Engineering and on its joint venture interests in the Filinvest district cooling project in the Philippines.
German-based international shipping bank
Advised a German-based international shipping bank as agent for a syndicate of lenders in the US$488 million debt restructuring of a Singapore-listed shipping trust.
Stella International Holdings
Advised HKSE-listed Stella International Holdings, a Taiwanese premium quality footwear designer and manufacturer, on the establishment of new manufacturing facilities in the Philippines, Myanmar, Indonesia and Bangladesh.
Advised on aggregate investment of over US$150 million in exploration and mining operations in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brazil and Canada.
Advised Transportation Partners on a structured US Ex-Im Bank bond and loan financing of up to 29 B737-900ER aircraft to be operated by Malindo Air, Batik Air, Thai Lion and Lion Air.
Acting in the finance of an Indonesia flagged FPU known as 'BW Joko Tole' by various banks, including ING Bank NV, ABN AMRO Bank NV and PT Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Indonesia.
DNB Bank ASA
Acted for DNB Bank ASA on a US$398 million syndicated loan to Thai shipping company, involving security over 15 vessels, the syndicate comprising 5 banks.
Assisted a European bank and related entities in recovering assets and vessels stuck in different jurisdictions when the charterers filed for insolvency protection in Indonesia and Singapore.