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Singapore

The Singapore office has been established in Singapore for 25 years, and as part of the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance*, is widely recognised as being a top-tier firm in asset finance, shipping, arbitration, aviation, international trade and corporate, covering the region from its Singapore hub.
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Our 60 lawyer Alliance 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, private wealth, corporate, banking and project finance, arbitration and dispute resolution.

The team in Singapore has strong expertise in the maritime industry. Our shipping and offshore team is one of very few in Asia to offer a complete ensemble of market-leading ship finance, corporate and litigation services to the maritime industry. Our clients include almost every major ship finance bank, many of the world's largest shipping, commodity and offshore multinationals and the world's leading shipyards.

We have an experienced corporate team boasting an enviable track record of market-leading deals throughout Southeast Asia.

We are recognised as having a market leading aviation finance practice. With one of the largest teams dedicated to aviation finance in Singapore, we represent banks, private equity houses, financial institutions, lessors and the most prominent airlines in Southeast Asia. The team has acted on a number of landmark and ground-breaking deals, including some of the largest commercial aircraft orders, portfolio transfers, restructurings, commercial and ECA financings, JOLs, JOLCOs and the most innovative aircraft financing and leasing deals done in Asia.

We also have a banking and finance team that acts for many leading local and international banks, investment companies, other corporates, lessors, funds and other stakeholders on challenging transactions which often involve novel instruments or structures.

Our highly regarded dispute resolution team advises on the full range of corporate, commercial, trade and insolvency disputes. We represent clients in court litigation, and international and domestic arbitrations around the world. Through our Alliance partner, Virtus Law LLP, we are also able to take action and represent clients at every level of the Singapore courts.

We add value to the services we provide to our clients through 25 years of experience built up in Singapore. With both international and local expertise within the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance*, we have an insight into how business is done in the region.

*Stephenson Harwood LLP and Virtus Law LLP are each registered under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) of Singapore with limited liability and are members of the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance, a formal law alliance licensed in Singapore.

"Very responsive, efficient, client-oriented and results-driven" 
Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

Affinity

Advising Affinity (Shipping) LLP on its acquisition of the assets of Grieg Shipbrokers in Singapore, Hong Kong and Mainland China.

AZTECH Global

Advising AZTECH Global on its S$297 million initial public offering on the Singapore Exchange's (SGX) mainboard. AZTECH Global is a key technology enabler focusing on providing one-stop design and manufacturing services.

Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Advising on a landmark ships-for-shares deal for a fleet of 29 ships chartered to Trafigura, and sold to Scorpio Tankers and Frontline Ltd for US$668 million, US$675 million respectively. (Marine Money The Editor’s Choice Deals of the Year – Ships for Shares 2019)

BW LPG Holding Limited

Advising BW LPG Holding Limited on a US$400 million syndicated multi-tranche KEXIM and commercial lender backed loan facility for the purchase of 7 VLGCs under construction at Korean yard.

Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

Advising Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CA CIB) in Paris in relation to a US$34 million post-delivery facility for Epic Gas Ltd.

DNB

Advising DNB on the transfer of their US$2 billion loan portfolio.

Duff & Phelps

Advising Duff & Phelps, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Kroll, on its acquisition of RP Digital Security, a Singapore-headquartered company specialising in computer forensic investigations, digital security and eDiscovery across Asia.

Engie (previously GDF Suez)

Advising 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.

Flexxon

Advising Flexxon Holding on a fundraising investment round led by Heliconia Capital Management, Temasek’s venture capital arm.

IntriCon Corporation

Advising IntriCon Corporation on its acquisition of Emerald Medical Services, a Singapore-based manufacturer of cost-effective complex catheters.

Maritec

Advising Maritec, a Singapore-based global marine fuel testing and surveying business, on its sale to Centre Testing International Group.

Multinational shipyard

Advising a multinational shipyard in respect of its S$123 million contract with a major shipping group with end user a national science agency, in respect of the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a dynamically positioned blue water research vessel.

Opus Offshore Ltd

Advising Opus Offshore Ltd on the acquisition of 2 offshore rigs worth of US$200 million. (Marine Money Offshore M&A Deal of the Year 2014)

Physical trading arm of international bank

Representing commodities trader as seller and charterer, pursuing and defending claims in arbitration references in London and Singapore. Structuring complex multi-party settlement agreements following ship arrests in a number of jurisdictions and achieving satisfactory settlement.

Quantum Pacific Shipping

Advising Quantum Pacific Shipping on a share disposal to Norway’s Ocean Yield ASA to establish a joint venture for the construction and operation of six mega container vessels, with an aggregate value of US$1 billion.

Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd

Advising ST Aerospace on its 5% equity stake disposal in STA Guangzhou, a joint venture with Guangdong Airport Authority, to Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.

Singapore Technologies Telemedia

Advising the Singapore-based global investor on a strategic investment in Virtus Data Centres, the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider, via a joint venture with Brockton Capital.

Transportation Partners

Advising Transportation Partners, an integrated aviation leasing company based in Singapore and Dublin, on a refinancing transaction of 21 Boeing 737-900ER aircraft.

United Overseas Bank Limited

Advising United Overseas Bank Limited, the sponsor, issue manager, underwriter and placement agent in the initial public offering (IPO) of Soo Kee Group Ltd.

Vickers Venture Partners

Advising Vickers Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, on its investment in RWDC Industries Limited, a biotechnology company which develops innovative and cost-effective biopolymer material solutions.

Zedra

Advising Zedra on the acquisition of BNP Paribas' Wealth Management trust business in Singapore.

Martin Green

Martin Green Managing Partner

T: +65 6226 1600
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Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance 
1 Raffles Place 
#18-61 Tower 2
Singapore 048616

T: +65 6226 1600 / +65 6737 1234 │F: +65 6226 1661 / +65 6339 4991

How to find us

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The building drop off point is along Battery Rd. 

Head to Raffles Place MRT Station (NS26 - North South Line/ EW14 East West Line). Take Exit A. 

Church St - Service No. 186
Cecil St - Service No. 57, 131
Collyer Quay & Fullerton Rd - Service No.10, 10E, 57, 70, 100, 107, 128, 130, 131, 162, 196, 196E. 

 

Parking is available at the building. The carpark entrance is assessable via Market St and Malacca St.

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