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RHTLaw Asia LLP
1 PAYA LEBAR LINK #06-08
PLQ 2, PAYA LEBAR QUARTER
SINGAPORE 408533
Singapore

Singapore > Private wealth and family law – local firms Tier 2

RHTLaw Asia LLP advises a burgeoning number of HNW individuals and families, and has leveraged the broader expertise of the firm to help clients with alternative investments in cryptocurrency and other digital assets. It also specialises in handling art and philanthropy matters for HNW clients. The firm has extensive tax expertise to support the private wealth practice and is also active in family and trusts disputes. Kaylee Kwok is a recognised private wealth specialist who is supported by senior figure Tan Chong Huat.

Practice head(s):

Kaylee Kwok; Tan Chong Huat

Key clients

RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Ltd

Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship Fund

Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship

Dr Goh Keng Swee Scholarship Fund

The Association of Banks in Singapore

INSEAD

Singapore Press Club Ltd

Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation (Singapore) Limited

KidSTART Singapore Ltd

Conservation International Asia-Pacific, Ltd

Movement For the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore

Work highlights

  • Advised RHT Rajan Menon Foundation on all legal matters such as corporate, commercial, intellectual property and technology, fundraising as well as governance and compliance matters.
  • Advised Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation on its initiatives for partnering and grants.
  • Acted in a trust dispute regarding the nature and extent of fiduciary duties of investment in a property development project in Cambodia.

Singapore > Intellectual property: Local firms Tier 3

RHTLaw Asia LLP has historically focused on trade marks and copyrights, and has further developed its expertise in patent prosecutions. It has advised PVP Labs on its global trade mark and patent protection strategies, and managed their trade mark and patent portfolios across Asia. The firm has an especially strong record in consumer brands, food and beverages, healthcare and life sciences, media, and technology. Rizwi Wun has more than 20 years experience in IP and technology.  

Practice head(s):

Rizwi Wun

Other key lawyers:

Lester Lin

Testimonials

‘RHT is incredibly diverse, and I am constantly surprised by its speed despite being such a large firm. They are always at the forefront of innovation and have knowledge and capacity to deploy resources in fields that even smaller boutique firms have trouble with. A large part of my pleasant working experience stems from working with Rizwi Wun.’

‘Rizwi Wun and Lester Lin have been exceptional experts in the IP, Trademark and Copyrighting fields. Additionally, Rizwi has a deep knowledge of new emerging technologies and is always there to listen and help tackle complex issues.’

 

Key clients

PVP Labs Pte Ltd

BBDO Singapore Pte Ltd

Critical Facility Group Pte. Ltd.

Carlsberg Breweries A/S

Lyte Ventures Pte. Ltd.

Summer Int Pte. Ltd.

BeLive Technology Pte Ltd

Zhao Wei Films Pte Ltd

Gushcloud Pte. Ltd.

Pu Tien Holdings Pte Ltd

Select Group Limited

FutureMap Pte Ltd

Wen Ken Drug Company Pte Ltd

Trackunit ApS

Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc.

York Transport Equipment (Asia) Pte Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised PVP Labs on the protection of the IP and commercialisation of their drugs throughout Asia.
  • Advised BeLive Technology on their brand protection strategy, handle the filing and prosecution of trade mark applications for the BeLive brand towards registration and manage the portfolio of their trade mark applications and registrations worldwide.
  • Advised Gushcloud on the strategic protection of their corporate brands, handle the filing, prosecution of trade mark applications for the same and manage their extensive portfolio of trade mark applications and registrations worldwide.

Singapore > TMT: local firms Tier 3

RHTLaw Asia LLP specialises in several TMT areas including blockchain, technology infrastructure, data processing and telecommunications. The team has diverse client base of public and private companies, major financial institutions, financial sponsors and investment funds. Erwan Barre heads the practice and represents clients in industries such as aerospace, real estate and hospitality.

Practice head(s):

Erwan Barre

Key clients

Geopost

Tikehau

Generix

Jaguar Land Rover Singapore Pte Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented DPDgroup-Geopost in connection with its lead investment in the US$ 578 million Series E fundraising round of Ninja Van.
  • Advised Transphorm Inc., in the creation of GaNovation, a Singapore based joint venture with operations throughout Asia, with JCP Capital Management LLC, a US/China investment fund.
  • Advised Obvio Health Pte. Ltd. on their global strategic partnerships with Dedalus Italia S.p.A. and Novotech Health Holdings.

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: local firms Tier 5

At RHTLaw Asia LLP, the team demonstrates a tenacity for M&A, private equity, securities transaction, IPO and restructuring affairs. Erwan Barre has overseen c.100 corporate transactions throughout his career, predominantly operating within the life science, media and telecommunications fields; he co-heads the department alongside Yang EU Jin, a corporate finance and capital markets expert. The practice is associated with the ASEAN Plus Group, a regional law firm network active in 16 Asian markets, and is often involved in matters relating to the PRC.

Practice head(s):

Yang Eu Jin; Erwan Barre

Testimonials

‘People of the team. Capability to provide relevant solutions to problems faced.’

‘Yang Eu Jin has been excellent in providing recommendations and advice to specific topics which we needed.’

‘Meticulous, good in advancing client’s case and interests. Good negotiators.’

Key clients

Geopost

Obvio B (May 2021)

Singapore Post Limited

Automobile Association of Singapore

Global Schools Foundation

Transphorm

Pin Corporation Private Ltd

Generix Lisboa

Matex International Ltd

Global Schools Foundation

Work highlights

  • Represented DPDgroup-Geopost in connection with its lead investment in the US$ 578 million Series E fundraising round of Ninja Van.  
  • Advised Obvio Health Pte. Ltd. on their global strategic partnerships with Dedalus Italia S.p.A. and Novotech Health Holdings.
  • Represented AAS Investment Holdings Pte. Ltd., the investment arm of The Automobile Association of Singapore, in connection with the acquisition of (i) BCC Automotive Pte. Ltd. and (ii) Four Wheels Auto Pte. Ltd. by AAS Investment Holdings Pte. Ltd.