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Suresh Nair

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Advocatus Law LLP

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Suresh's main areas of practice are corporate and commerical litigation, insolvency and restructuring, banking and fund-related litigation and arbitration, shareholder disputes, employment, competition and media related disputes.

Position

Partner

Career

Suresh graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1993. and started his career at Allen & Gledhill, one of Singapore's largest law firms. He was a partner there for the better part of 2000-2010. In 2002 Suresh left Singapore to spend a year as a Legal Officer at the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva, where he reviewed war reparations claims arising out of the first Gulf war. He returned to Singapore in 2003. In 2010, Suresh joined the mid-sized Straits Law Practice, where he served as head of its litigation department until he joined Advocatus with effect form 1 January 2016. He has been consistently cited in numerous legal publications as a leading litigator in Singapore. Suresh has also been admitted to the rolls of solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He serves has a Racing Steward with the Singapore Turf Club, as well as Judicial Officer with the Singapore Rugby Union.

Languages

English


Singapore: Dispute resolution

Local firms

Within: Local firms

Straits Law Practice LLC’s N Sreenivasan SC succeeded Suresh Nair as practice head, following Nair’s move to Advocatus Law LLP. In other developments, Sivakumar Murugaiyan joined from Premier Law LLC and the insurance litigation capabilities were bolstered following the firm’s recent merger with M Rama Law Corporation; M Ramasamy, NK Rajarh and associate director Ramesh Varathappan moved across. Other strengths of the practice include white-collar criminal defence, construction disputes and medical malpractice work. Chan Lai Foong and Ahmad Nizam Abbas were promoted to director.

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Singapore: Restructuring and insolvency

Local firms

Within: Local firms

Suresh Nair, who joined from Straits Law Practice LLC, and Christopher Anand Daniel lead the practice at Advocatus Law LLP. The boutique predominantly acts for distressed companies in high-value bond restructurings and insolvencies.

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