Practice Areas

Civil Litigation

Our lawyers provide practical solutions to legal disputes.​ We have a wide range of expertise in court litigation, arbitration and mediation. Some of the areas that we have advised and represented clients on include:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Corporate disputes such as shareholder, director and partnership disputes
  • Property-related disputes
  • Banking and finance disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Air law and aviation disputes
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Employment disputes
  • Insurance disputes

 

Our clients comprise banks, airlines, listed companies, small-and-medium enterprises, developers, and high net-worth individuals.

Corporate

We advise clients both in Singapore and regionally, with a strong emphasis in China, on a wide spectrum of corporate transactions in the following areas:​

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Private equity
  • Corporate finance matters such as rights issues, private placements, employee share option schemes
  • Capital markets

 

We work closely with our clients to structure, organise and implement their business ventures and investments, adding value and supporting all their legal needs. We have helped clients set up businesses in Singapore, and assisted in the structuring of their transactions and ventures and are also experienced in advising clients who are seeking to establish or expand their presence in Singapore and in the region. We provide personalised legal advisory services designed to facilitate business expansion, with value-added strategies to protect your assets and investments as you seek successful entry or growth within the Singapore market.

We are able to provide a full range of corporate legal services including the listing of companies on the Mainboard and Catalist boards of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX), and our post-listing advisory work also includes advising Singapore listed companies on corporate governance issues, and the continuing compliance and disclosure obligations under the listing rules of the SGX.

We also regularly undertake and advise on all legal aspects of due diligence for both private and listed companies which is an integral aspect of most corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals of shareholdings and assets, as well as initial public offerings.

Corporate Secretarial

We provide dedicated corporate secretarial services to our clients with a view of assisting our clients with statutory compliance of the relevant statutes and regulations. Corporate secretarial services include:​

Company Formation

  • Incorporation of private and public companies limited by guarantee or shares
  • Registration of branches, representative offices and foreign companies in Singapore
  • Coordinating the purchase of companies in various offshore jurisdictions (e.g. BVI, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, etc.)

 

Corporate Secretarial Services for Private Companies

  • Provision of Registered Office
  • Maintaining and updating statutory books and records (e.g. minute books, registers of directors, secretaries and shareholders, register of transfer and register of charges, etc.)
  • Ensuring compliance with annual filing requirements
  • Preparing and submitting electronic filings with ACRA, including annual returns, share allotment forms, transfers, etc
  • Attendance at board and shareholders’ meetings and recording minutes
  • Preparing board and shareholders’ resolutions

 

Other Corporate Services

  • Acting as named company secretary
  • Arranging for appointment of nominee directors and local agents in Singapore
  • Dissolution and liquidation of business entities in Singapore
  • Process agent services

Real Estate, Banking & Finance

We have acted in a diverse range of property transactions and have advised individuals and corporate clients such as developers and banks on real estate and related banking and finance transactions in the following areas:​

  • Sale and purchase of property
  • Project development
  • Leases
  • Mortgage

 

We have a good mix of conveyancing work ranging from individual sales and development projects comprising residential, industrial, commercial and mixed-used developments. We have established a wide network of clientele which includes developers and construction companies, corporate and individual investors and financial institutions. We also serve on the approved panel list of major Singapore and foreign banks and corporations.

Wills, Probate & Administration

We have vast experience in, and are able to handle both contentious and non-contentious probate and administration matters. Our practice encompasses a comprehensive suite of services which cover all aspects such as:

  • Drafting of wills, trusts and estate planning
  • Applications to court for Grant of Probate
  • Applications to court for Letters of Administration
  • Resealing of foreign grant applications