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Asia Pacific

The firm: Shook Lin & Bok is one of the leading commercial law firms in Singapore with a strong Asian presence and global reach. The firm has a century of rich legal heritage with a number of partners who are eminent lawyers in their respective areas of expertise.

The firm's success lies in its team of well-trained and experienced lawyers who are innovative and effective in solving complex legal issues, and who are able to provide customised and value-added legal services to clients. Over the years, the firm has built a strong base of clients comprising both local and international financial institutions, as well as large multinational corporations.

Areas of practice: The firm's areas of practice are divided into three main areas: corporate banking, corporate finance, and litigation and dispute resolution. Within each of these areas, the firm has specialist lawyers who are able to come together as a team to provide a comprehensive range of legal solutions that are structured to meet the needs of its clients.

Corporate banking: the firm has a long tradition of providing legal support to the banking and finance industry in Singapore that dates back to its establishment in 1964. Its well-established and experienced team of banking and finance lawyers is highly praised for its expertise and has advised on many high-profile, complex and significant local and cross-border banking and finance transactions. Its clients include both local and foreign banks and financial institutions as well as corporates.

Corporate finance: The firm has a strong corporate finance practice which consists of specialists who are leading lawyers in their respective fields. The practice has been actively involved in advising clients, both local and international, on a diverse range of local and cross-border matters, including capital markets, corporate governance, derivatives, investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, property, regulatory, restructuring, technology, media and telecommunications, as well as trust, asset and wealth management.

The firm also provides assistance in setting up businesses in Singapore and provides advice on immigration, employment, regulatory, tax and other areas of law that are important in setting up a business or presence in Singapore. Its clients include start-ups, major Singapore corporate and multinationals, financial institutions, private equity and venture capital firms and other financiers.

Litigation and dispute resolution: the firm's litigation and dispute resolution practice is among the select handful of practices in Singapore which can count on being briefed by one side or the other in any major dispute. The practice, which is recognised for its expertise by various legal publications, helps clients resolve a full range of contentious matters, including banking and finance, corporate matters, company and shareholders' disputes, employment, insurance and property.

As courtroom battle is not the only way to resolve a dispute, where viable, the firm assists clients to resolve their disputes through alternative forms of dispute resolution. It has a strong international arbitration team which has been involved in arbitration cases both locally and around the world. Within the practice, it also has an active restructuring and insolvency team which represents bank and non-bank creditors, companies, regulators and insolvency practitioners.

  • Number of lawyers: 100+
  • Number of lawyers: 100+
  • Languages
  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • Tamil
  • Bahasa Indonesia

Asia Pacific

The firm: Shook Lin & Bok is one of the leading commercial law firms in Singapore with a strong Asian presence and global reach. The firm has a century of rich legal heritage with a number of partners who are eminent lawyers in their respective areas of expertise.

The firm's success lies in its team of well-trained and experienced lawyers who are innovative and effective in solving complex legal issues, and who are able to provide customised and value-added legal services to clients. Over the years, the firm has built a strong base of clients comprising both local and international financial institutions, as well as large multinational corporations.

Areas of practice: The firm's areas of practice are divided into three main areas: corporate banking, corporate finance, and litigation and dispute resolution. Within each of these areas, the firm has specialist lawyers who are able to come together as a team to provide a comprehensive range of legal solutions that are structured to meet the needs of its clients.

Corporate banking: the firm has a long tradition of providing legal support to the banking and finance industry in Singapore that dates back to its establishment in 1964. Its well-established and experienced team of banking and finance lawyers is highly praised for its expertise and has advised on many high-profile, complex and significant local and cross-border banking and finance transactions. Its clients include both local and foreign banks and financial institutions as well as corporates.

Corporate finance: The firm has a strong corporate finance practice which consists of specialists who are leading lawyers in their respective fields. The practice has been actively involved in advising clients, both local and international, on a diverse range of local and cross-border matters, including capital markets, corporate governance, derivatives, investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, property, regulatory, restructuring, technology, media and telecommunications, as well as trust, asset and wealth management.

The firm also provides assistance in setting up businesses in Singapore and provides advice on immigration, employment, regulatory, tax and other areas of law that are important in setting up a business or presence in Singapore. Its clients include start-ups, major Singapore corporate and multinationals, financial institutions, private equity and venture capital firms and other financiers.

Litigation and dispute resolution: the firm's litigation and dispute resolution practice is among the select handful of practices in Singapore which can count on being briefed by one side or the other in any major dispute. The practice, which is recognised for its expertise by various legal publications, helps clients resolve a full range of contentious matters, including banking and finance, corporate matters, company and shareholders' disputes, employment, insurance and property.

As courtroom battle is not the only way to resolve a dispute, where viable, the firm assists clients to resolve their disputes through alternative forms of dispute resolution. It has a strong international arbitration team which has been involved in arbitration cases both locally and around the world. Within the practice, it also has an active restructuring and insolvency team which represents bank and non-bank creditors, companies, regulators and insolvency practitioners.

  • Number of lawyers: 100+
  • Languages
  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • Tamil
  • Bahasa Indonesia

Above material supplied by Shook Lin & Bok LLP.

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