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Norton Rose Fulbright
#09-09 SINGAPORE 018937

Work Department

Dispute resolution and litigation



Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Foreign firms

Norton Rose Fulbright’s work in Malaysia derives predominantly from its Singapore office, which is the base of its team leader Stephen Begley, who specialises in energy and natural resources-related mandates. The team is noted for its expertise in this arena, having witnessed an increase in oil and gas, renewables, and solar and energy storage projects-related matters, in addition to large-scale infrastructure projects. The practice’s client roster includes Malaysian corporations. Wilson Ang brings to bear his experience in handling regulatory, compliance and disputes mandate, while Katie Chung is another key contact for cross-border disputes and Ben Rose advises lenders on high-value financings. Ben Smith relocated from the firm’s Singapore office to London in July 2023.

Singapore > TMT: foreign firms

Norton Rose Fulbright maintains its strong track record in the digital disruption and fintech arenas, with demonstrable experience advising on commercial technology transactions, in addition to matters concerning data protection and cybersecurity. Notably, the team stands out for its expertise in cyber breach response and compliance mandates. Following the departure of Stella Cramer to Clifford Chance in March 2023, head of the firm’s Asia regulatory compliance and investigations practice Wilson Ang spearheads the team in Singapore and handles data breach incidents, in addition to setting up cyber incidents response policy and procedures.

Singapore > White-collar crime - Foreign firms

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Norton Rose Fulbright regularly advises on sensitive internal and government investigations, often taking on cross-border work involving bribery, fraud, sanctions violations, modern slavery and cyber mandates. With demonstrable experience across the technology, finance, life sciences and energy sectors, the team excels in financial crime investigations, cybersecurity and data breach incidents, alongside other ESG and crypto-related investigations and compliance work. The team also advises on data privacy, sanctions, whistleblowing, and crisis management issues. Bolstered by the firm’s integrated offering, the team is well-placed to leverage the firm’s international arbitration practices and partnering local litigators. With expertise in strategic governance and disputes, Wilson Ang leads the team, while Jeremy Lua and Charis Low advise on data protection and financial crime mandates respectively.

Singapore > Fintech and financial services regulatory: foreign firms

With particular strength in regulatory advice, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s fintech practice blends expertise in P2P platforms, blockchain, data privacy, disputes and technology consultation. The team frequently assists major clients with fintech expansions and has seen an increase in instructions relating to emerging platforms and the use of disruptive technologies, particularly for clients who wish to launch new products in Singapore before rolling them out globally. Practice head Etelka Bogardi has longstanding experience of advising on a wide array of regulatory issues in the fintech area; she is well placed to advise on the regulation of digital assets and innovative payments solutions. Anna Tipping‘s wealth of insurance expertise is frequently brought to bear on contentious and non-contentious matters including alternative risk transfer insurance transactions. Instructions relating to securities often fall to financial markets expert Colin Rice, while Craig Loveless is a key contact for cross-border transactional work in the fintech space. Wilson Ang is a name to note for disputes, while counsel Mabelle Tay further extends the regulatory expertise at the firm.