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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


Head, General Corporate Commercial
Head, Employment & Benefits


Desmond’s range of expertise in employment and labour law includes the structuring of employment terms, performance plans, employee protocols and processes, advising on global mobility issues, trade unions matters, retrenchments and termination of employment exercises, advising on restraint of trade issues, state pension matters, interfacing with the authorities relating to policy matters, issues arising from restructuring and corporate turnarounds amongst others. Desmond’s practice in this area regularly includes working in conjunction with the regional employment practice comprising lawyers from each of the member firms in the Rajah & Tann Asia network.

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Desmond Wee

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

The employment practice at Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP ‘has the resources and the experience to handle any size project‘, and acts for major international corporations and senior executives on all aspects of employment law and related issues. Key areas of activity include restructuring and retrenchment exercises, advising on the employment aspects of major transactions, advocacy in litigation and handling complaints, misconduct and investigations. Desmond Wee specialises in non-contentious employment, and is noted for his expertise in trade union matters, retrenchments and termination of employment exercises and structuring employment terms. K Muralidharan Pillai acts for employers in contentious matters, including enforcement of post-termination restrictive covenants, banking secrecy and preserving confidentiality. Jonathan Yuen has a strong record defending corporate clients in disputes involving wrongful termination, whistle-blower claims, work-place discrimination, constructive-dismissal and other related issues.