Mr Sanjiv Kumar Rajan > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

Employment, Health & Safety; International Arbitration; Litigation; White Collar & Investigations


Co-Head of the Firm’s Employment, Health & Safety Practice


With more than 20 years of experience in litigation, Sanjiv is a market leader in white-collar defence and fraud investigations work. He has advised clients on matters that include corruption, criminal breach of trust, insider trading and anti-money laundering. Sanjiv is also regularly involved in multi-jurisdictional/cross-border fraud investigations.

Co-Head of the Firm’s Employment Practice, Sanjiv has an outstanding reputation in this area of the law and regularly advises multinational corporations, on various employment disputes including claims for wrongful dismissal, retrenchment, and restraint of employment/trade claims.

Sanjiv has also been involved in a number of arbitrations, both domestic and international, in matters ranging from disputes in relation to joint ventures, energy and commercial and investment disputes. He has developed an outstanding reputation in this area of the law and is held in high regard by clients for his arbitration work.


English, Malay, Mandarin


Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Principal Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre. Vice-Chairman, Admissions Committee of the Law Society of Singapore. Board of Directors, School of the Arts. Member, Family and Children’s Welfare Committee, Yellow Ribbon Fund. Senior Trainer, Singapore Institute of Legal Education.


Graduated from Leicester University with an LL.B. (Hons) degree.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Labour and employment: local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP has one of the largest teams in Singapore, spanning both contentious and non-contentious matters. The group has experienced growth in health and safety matters, including those linked to the Covid-19 crisis. It has also maintained its eminent standing in restraint of trade, employee poaching and non-compete injunction cases. Kelvin Wong and Sanjiv Rajan co-head the practice, with the latter known for employment disputes, including white-collar crime and investigations-related matters. Tay Yong Seng is a highly rated employment litigator, notably non-compete injunction and senior executive remuneration disputes. Christine Tee is an emerging talent.