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Drew & Napier LLC, Benedict Teo, Singapore, SINGAPORE

Benedict Teo

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Drew & Napier LLC

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Director, Dispute Resolution
Head, Banking & Financial Disputes

Career

Benedict’s practice covers a wide range of criminal and commercial litigation, as well as complex arbitration matters. 

He is regularly sought to advise and act for prominent individuals, as well as major Singapore and foreign companies in multi-million dollar corporate disputes, with a particular focus on contentious banking and real estate matters.

Benedict’s clients include a number of major financial institutions such as OCBC, UBS AG, Standard Chartered Bank, Mizuho Bank, Ltd, Bank of China and ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

He is actively involved in all levels of trial and appellate advocacy before the Singapore courts.

Between 2008 and 2010, Benedict was an adjunct tutor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (NUS). He has also been a member of the Rules of Court Working Party (ROCWP) since 2010. The ROCWP reviews and proposes changes to the procedural rules for civil litigation in Singapore.

Benedict was placed on the Dean’s List in his final year in NUS and was the chief editor of the Singapore Law Review from 2003 to 2004. He also represented NUS in mooting competitions.

Practice Areas:
  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Crime
  • Defamation
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • International Arbitration
  • Investigations
  • Real Estate

Languages

English

Member

  • Member, Rules of Court Working Party
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law, Junior College Law Programme Organising Committee
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law

Education

  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (2004)
  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar (2005)
  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England & Wales (2008)

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