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Benjamin Gaw

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Drew & Napier LLC

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Corporate & Finance; Healthcare & Life Sciences


Head, Healthcare & Life Sciences


Benjamin has experience advising companies on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including finance, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring. He also advises on all aspects of employment law including employment agreements, secondment arrangements, and termination of employment.

His particular focus is in the technology, biotechnology, health, and pharmaceutical industries, where his experience includes reviewing and drafting clinical trial agreements, research and development agreements, licensing agreements, and franchise agreements. Benjamin has also been involved in life sciences, pharmaceutical, and healthcare regulations.

He is recognised as a leading life sciences lawyer in Who’s Who Legal. The Practical Law Company Which Lawyer? also recommends him in the category of Life Sciences: Corporate & Commercial.

Practice Areas:

  • Administrative & Public Law
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Establishment
  • Corporate Restructuring & Workouts
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Employment
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property




  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law’s Committee on Legal Education and Studies
  • Member, Inquiry Panel
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, National Arthritis Foundation Executive Committee


  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (2002)
  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar (2003)
  • Specialist Diploma in Molecular Biotechnology, Ngee Ann Polytechnic (2007)
  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England & Wales (2009)

Singapore: Labour and employment

Labour and employment – Local firms

Within: Labour and employment – Local firms

Drew & Napier LLC 'distinguishes itself with its extensive knowledge of employment matters and the quality of its advice' and it 'provides sound business advice that can be swiftly implemented'. The team's comprehensive expertise spans both contentious and advisory matters, including employment terminations, enforcement of post-termination restrictive covenants, breaches of directors’ and fiduciary duties, and the employment aspects of corporate reorganisations. Kelvin Tan is a key name, as is Jason Chen, who 'understands complex situations very quickly'. Lim Chong Kin, Benjamin Gaw , Elizabeth Tong and senior associate Chng Hu Ping are also noted.

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