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Singapore: Banking and finance

Banking and finance – Local firms
Banking and finance – Local firms - ranked: tier 4

Straits Law Practice LLC

Straits Law Practice LLC advises a number of Indian banks, such as Bank of India, Union Bank of India, and State Bank of India, that are increasingly using Singapore law for their loan documents. The firm is especially active in power and infrastructure loans, commodities and trade finance, acquisition finance, insolvency and restructuring, and regulatory and compliance work. It advised the secured Lenders on Sembawang Engineers & Constructors' insolvency and judicial management process. M Rajaram has a fine reputation.

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Singapore: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A – Local firms
Corporate and M&A – Local firms - ranked: tier 4

Straits Law Practice LLC

Straits Law Practice LLC retains a strong leaning towards India-related transactions and mid-cap listed company deals. The firm's 'well-organised, solid team' has 'a wealth of experience and expertise in a range of legal areas'. M Rajaram is a key figure in India-related transactions and Robert Wong has extensive listed company deal experience; he led the team that advised Europtronic Group on its delisting from SGX through an exit offer made by Project Goodwill, a special purpose vehicle incorporated by Huang Chuang Shueh-Ou, a director and controlling shareholder of Europtronic Group. Chan Lai-Foong 'exudes confidence, has tremendous patience and has an innate ability to set the client at ease'.

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Singapore: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution – Local firms
Dispute resolution – Local firms - ranked: tier 3

Straits Law Practice LLC

Straits Law Practice LLC has a formidable record in dispute resolution, and is noted for its advocacy skills and expertise in a range of cases, most notably gaining additional prominence in banking and insolvency cases, including representing clients in claims against banks. It acted for the Mandalay Trust in its $500m claim against Credit Suisse and Credit Suisse Trust. The 'very responsive' team features N Sreenivasan SC, who is 'rated as one of the top lawyers' and is feted for his 'fierce and exacting cross-examination skills'. Muralli Rajaram is also recommended, as is construction disputes expert Joseph Liow Wang Wu.

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N Sreenivasan SC - Straits Law Practice LLC

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