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Withers KhattarWong LLP
UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01

Work Department

Restructuring and Insolvency


Partner,Restructuring and Insolvency


He focuses his practice on debt restructuring and insolvency matters, corporate rescues and workouts, distressed and special situation transactions, and corporate/commercial litigation. He advises and represents multi-national corporations, Singapore-listed companies, local and foreign banks and financial institutions, bondholders, investors, financial advisors, scheme managers, judicial managers, liquidators, and other stakeholders in a wide variety of court-supervised insolvency proceedings and related commercial litigation, debt restructurings and special situation transactions. These include scheme of arrangements, judicial management, liquidation, cross-border insolvency proceedings, bond defaults and restructuring, banking and finance disputes, distressed business and asset sales and acquisitions, receivership and other forms of security enforcement.

Justin has acted in some of the most prominent and complex corporate bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency matters in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region, including significant debt restructuring and bond defaults within the regional natural resources, oil and gas, and offshore marine sectors.




Law Society of Singapore

Singapore Academy of Law


National University of Singapore, Bachelor of Law LL.B (Honours)

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Restructuring and insolvency: local firms

Tahirah Ara leads the debt restructuring group at Withers KhattarWong LLP, which fields ‘a trusted team for good quality work and service‘ comprising of US, UK and Singapore-qualified banking, insolvency and dispute resolution lawyers. She has experience advising the borrowers on some of the largest debt restructurings in South-East Asia, particularly in Indonesia. Justin Yip handles corporate rescues and workouts, distressed and special situation transactions and related litigation.

Singapore > Dispute resolution: local firms

Withers KhattarWong LLP has real dispute resolution pedigree through a number of senior and established practitioners within the team. It has an especially strong record in financial institutions disputes and is a growing presence in the broader commercial litigation sphere and in white-collar crime matters. Deborah Barker SC is hugely experienced, while Ushan PremaratneChia Ho Choon and Justin Yip are also key names