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Straits Law Practice LLC is a leading multi-disciplinary practice offering top-quality legal services across all major practice areas. We are consistently ranked as one of the leading law firms in Singapore.

Dispute Resolution: Led by N Sreenivasan SC, our dispute resolution practice provides a full range of world-class contentious, advisory and dispute management services with in-depth specialisation in areas such as banking and financial litigation, professional negligence, corporate recovery and insolvency, commercial fraud, employment, regulatory investigations and criminal law. This means we have the level of expertise to handle complex and multi-layered legal issues.

Arbitration: Valerie Ang leads the arbitration practice, with Shankar AS. The team has extensive experience in international arbitration at all major arbitral institutions throughout the Asia Pacific region. Our scope of representation includes trade finance disputes to commodities-related disputes, hospitality disputes and construction disputes.

Banking & Finance: Headed by Executive Chairman, M Rajaram, the Banking & Finance practice has extensive experience in cross-border work, structuring complex syndications and project financing. We also have significant experience in advising financial institutions and foreign banks on regulatory and licensing matters. Ahmad Khalis brings specialised Islamic banking knowledge and a good grounding in general banking law to the table.

Corporate & Real Estate: Led by Chan Lai Foong, the practice's key strength is their substantial experience and expertise in domestic and cross-border transactions, and can effectively manage the complexities of a multi-jurisdictional M&A deal (with local real estate knowledge).

Building & Construction: The team is headed by Joseph Liow who has represented a wide range of clients including the Building Control Authority of Singapore, developers, main contractors, suppliers and sub-contractors. It is well placed to manage and assist clients in contentious and non-contentious work across various sectors.

Employment: Joseph Liow and Valerie Ang lead the firm's Employment practice with expertise in matters such as facilitating company-directed inquiries into employees' misconduct, breach of confidentiality obligations, restrictive covenants, data protection issues and regulatory compliance work.

Matrimonial & Probate: The Matrimonial and Probate practice, including Syariah law matters, is headed by Stuart Palmer and Ahmad Nizam. We advise clients on matters such as prenuptial agreements, maintenance for children and wife, separation, divorce, custody of children and division of matrimonial assets and in cross-border custody disputes. It has acted in high-value matrimonial assets cases and complex mixed religious matrimonial cases.

Restructuring & Insolvency: Muralli Rajaram heads the insolvency practice and has acted for a wide variety of clients including liquidators or creditors looking to swell the pool of assets, or debtors hoping to restructure.

Medical Negligence: Led by Palaniappan Sundararaj, our award-winning team is adept at handling a broad range of complex, high-value cases relating to obstetric claims, surgical errors and misdiagnosis.

  • Number of lawyers: 35
  • Languages
  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • Tamil
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Hokkien
  • Teochew

Above material supplied by Straits Law Practice LLC.

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