Mr Gary Low > Drew & Napier LLC > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Drew & Napier LLC

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Director,  Dispute Resolution


Gary practices both civil and criminal litigation. He has an active civil/commercial practice and has acted in a wide variety of matters, including disputes in banking and finance, commercial disputes, arbitrations, directors’/shareholders’ disputes, minority oppression, tortious liability, property and contractual disputes.

He regularly acts for major local and foreign banks in relation to all aspects of banking disputes, including banking fraud, anti-money laundering practices, banker-customer obligations, banking secrecy, financial advisory services and obligations in respect of the sale of financial products. In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, he represented banks, corporations and individuals in several claims relating to the mis-selling of financial products, including complex financial instruments such as accumulators, options, swaps and credit linked notes.

Gary also has wide experience in criminal matters and was formerly a Deputy Public Prosecutor. He has represented clients involved in diverse offences, including commercial crimes, corruption and securities offences such as insider trading, market manipulation. He has also been involved in investigations by various corporations into alleged wrongdoings of employees in relation to fraud, criminal breach of trust, cheating, breach of fiduciary duties and other misconduct.

Practice Areas:

  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Crime
  • Defamation
  • Employment
  • International Arbitration
  • Medical Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Wills, Probate and Estate Administration


English, Mandarin


  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, Business Network International, Singapore


  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (1997)
  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar in November (2000)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (2000)
  • Solicitor, England & Wales (2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > White-collar crime - Local firms

Drew & Napier LLC’s workload includes cross-border investigatory matters, covering bribery, fraud, anti-money laundering, whistle-blower complaints and financial services offences and regulations. The ‘highly skilled and collaborative’ practice represents a number of leading financial institutions, listed companies, multinational corporations, boards of directors, and high-profile individuals, frequently advising on defence and prosecution cases. The team is also noted for its work in cross-border FCPA investigations involving US authorities, alongside cases involving dawn raids undertaken by public authorities. Wendell Wong, a highly reputable civil and criminal lawyer with former public prosecution experience, co-heads the team alongside Chia Voon Jiet, a specialist in competition and regulatory investigations. Cavinder Bull is noted for his expertise in sensitive corporate investigations, while Jimmy Yim and Mahesh Rai bring standout experience in disputes. Gary Low advises on criminal defence and investigatory matters, and Adam Maniam is another key contact in the group.

Singapore > Dispute resolution

Drew & Napier LLC, as a Big Four Singapore law firm, is widely recognised as a dispute resolution powerhouse, having an unrivalled depth of bench and more leading practitioners than any other firm in the jurisdiction. It devotes considerable resources to dispute resolution pursuits and is frequently selected to represent parties in the biggest and most complex cases. Over the 12-month research period, the firm handled litigation matters with a total value exceeding $16bn. It has seen its director (partner equivalent) ranks grow by 10%, continues to expand both its presence in regional disputes and its international client base, and continues to grow its arbitration-related practice. Among a multitude of headline and seminal cases, the firm acted for Hin Leong’s judicial managers in the largest reported fraudulent trading case in Singapore, seeking recovery of over $3.5bn from the directors of the company. CEO Cavinder Bull SC, who is ‘simply superb as a legal adviser, advocate and person’, is at the pinnacle of the profession, having been one of few senior counsels to be appointed before the age of 40, back in 2008. Siraj Omar SC and Randolph Khoo are also outstanding practitioners, along with seasoned practitioner and firm chairman Jimmy Yim SC, also elevated to senior counsel before turning 40 in 1998. Mahesh Rai, Kelvin Tan, Blossom Hing, Wendell Wong and Gary Low act for private clients as well as companies in the advertising, tech, transport and financial industries. Kevin Lee has joined Twenty Essex in Singapore.

Comparative Guides

Singapore: White Collar Crime September 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of White Collar Crime laws and regulations applicable in Singapore.