Mr Aaron Lee > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP
ONE MARINA BOULEVARD
#28-00
SINGAPORE 018989
Singapore

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Corporate Regulatory & Compliance, Employment, Financial Regulatory & Compliance, International Arbitration, Litigation, White Collar & Investigations

Position

Co-head of the Firm’s White Collar & Investigations Practice

Career

Aaron is a commercial litigator with a particular expertise on employment, white-collar, regulatory and compliance and corporate governance matters.

Aaron has an active practice in matters involving fraud, insider trading, money-laundering, corruption, securities, market misconduct, import/export and mutual legal assistance matters. He also regularly advises on corporate investigations and inquiries relating to employee misconduct, fraud and corporate governance-related issues.

Aaron also regularly acts in major corporate and commercial disputes for private and public listed companies as well as major financial institutions. 

For employment-related matters, Aaron often advises on and acts in contentious employment cases and investigations by the authorities involving misconduct and fraud. Being a criminal and civil litigator, he has handled a wide range of contentious employment matters. These include advising on internal disciplinary proceedings and actions, defending unfair dismissal claims, pursuing criminal recourse against errant employees and commencing legal proceedings to obtain injunctive remedies or compensation against former employees. Aaron also regularly advises on internal policies and procedures to detect, mitigate and address employee misconduct.

He was called to the Singapore Bar in 2006.

Languages

English

Education

Graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) degree in 2001 with a number of academic awards.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Labour and employment: local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP‘s sizeable team has ‘a wealth of expertise in all employment-related issues‘. It advises on cross-border employment arrangements, employee incentives, compensation and pension schemes, as well as representing employers in disputes arising out of wrongful dismissals, disciplinary proceedings and restrictive covenants. The team also assists corporate clients with internal and regulatory investigations. Sanjiv Rajan and Kelvin Wong jointly head the practice, which also includes Aaron Lee, who focuses on white-collar, regulatory and compliance and corporate governance matters; Vincent Leow handles contentious employment cases involving employee misconduct, and Wee Meng Tan is a key name on the non-contentious side.

Singapore > Financial services regulatory: local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP fields an ‘experienced set of well-rounded lawyers‘ with combined expertise in financial services advisory and disputes. The five-partner team is jointly led by Francis Mok and Karen Tiah, who collectively have ‘a tremendous amount of experience‘ advising banks, insurers, brokers and fund managers, on various regulatory issues, financial products and structuring derivatives transactions. Adrian Ang focuses on licensing matters, the distribution of financial products, outsourcing and arrangements and conduct of business requirements. Aaron Lee‘s contentious practice spans fraud, insider trading, money laundering, corruption, securities and market misconduct.