OUR SERVICES  

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

Building and Construction is at the heart of our practice. The fast paced nature of the Building and Construction has exposed to a variety of clients in various stages of their construction projects. Our Building and Construction services involve both contentious and non-contentious matters.

We have particular experience in dealing with disputes pertaining to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (SOP Act). We have also represented clients in construction disputes at arbitration, mediation and courts of all levels. We have also advised on tenders for multi-billion dollar public sector civil engineering and infrastructure projects.

COMMERCIAL AND CORPORATE

We vet and draft commercial contracts and provide advisory services involving corporate governance, establishment of joint ventures and mergers of companies and businesses. Our advice often include an analysis of potential risks and extra-legal consequence.

We also advise on and draft construction contracts, investment agreements and ship finance transactions.

DATA PROTECTION

Our Data Protection practice includes advisory work on compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2012.

We have advised our clients on various data collection methods and procedures and the safeguarding of data collected in accordance with the PDPA framework.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Our portfolio of contentious work include debt collection, shareholders and directors disputes, and derivative actions.

Our current clients include local, overseas and multi-national, small and medium enterprises, private and public corporations across various industries.

We have assisted our clients in obtaining effective solutions through various dispute resolution mechanisms like mediation, arbitration and/or litigation. Our advice is tailored to suit our clients’ needs in order to achieve a speedy resolution to the matter.

EMPLOYMENT

We recognise the significance of our role when we advise our clients in employment matters. We realise the importance of human capital to businesses and strive to work with our clients to observe the best employment practices and policies, avoid disputes, retain talent, manage manpower resources and achieve a win-win situation for our clients and their employees.

Our work in this area includes drafting of employment contracts and standard terms of employment, advising our clients of their employment rights and if needed, resolving disputes.

INSOLVENCY AND RESTRUCTURING

We have advised on the liquidation and judicial management of companies and debt restructuring through schemes of arrangements.

We are sympathetic towards insolvent organisations and will do our best to ease the pressure of directors and owners of such organisations.

We also assist creditors in maximizing recovery in the most cost efficient manner.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

We advise our clients of their rights on issues relating to copyrights, trademarks and passing off.

We focus on helping businesses manage and protect their intellectual property. Being trademark agents, we are also able to assist our clients in trademark registration and other related requests.

LANDLORD AND TENANT

We are well versed in the law relating to Landlord and Tenant.

We have particular experience in drafting residential tenancy agreements, commercial leases, collecting rent in arrears and repossession of premises.

PROBATE, ESTATE AND TRUSTS

We also represent our clients in matters relating to estates, including drafting wills, applying for grant of probate or letters of administration, applications under the Mental Capacity Act (Cap. 177A) and advise on trust-related issues.


SHIPPING & MARITIME

We are expanding our fast growing Shipping and Maritime Practice. We have acted for various local and foreign banks in ship finance transactions amounting to more than US$ 1 Billion. We also act for investors in the shipping industry and also advise a Government agency on regulatory and Admiralty issues. We also handle cargo and chartering disputes.

Given our understanding and experience in this area of the law, our Shipping and Maritime practice has developed into one of our niche areas and we strive to continue proving our clients with the best possible advice and methods to resolve their disputes in the shortest time possible.

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