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Withers KhattarWong LLP Offices
80 RAFFLES PLACE
UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01
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Partner, Litigation and Arbitration
Amarjit joins Withers KhattarWong in Singapore as a dispute resolution partner from a US-based international law firm, where she developed and headed its employment and global mobility practice. She is a commercial disputes lawyer who has acted in high-value and complex litigation and international arbitration matters.
She has represented Fortune 500 companies and ultra high net worth individuals in shareholder, corporate insolvency, employment, and large scale professional negligence / construction disputes. She has guided executives and companies through complex employment issues arising out of investigations, reduction in force exercises, business transfers and M&As. Amarjit is a frontrunner in training and performing cultural assessments on #MeToo and diversity issues.
Amarjit has been noted for her expertise in labour and employment law in the 2019 and 2020 editions of The Legal 500: Asia Pacific. In 2017, she was recognised by the Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore’s most influential lawyers aged 40 and under. Amarjit sits on the Project Law Help Committee under the auspices of the Law Society’s pro bono services and is a strong proponent of pro bono work.
Law Society of Singapore
Singapore Academy of Law
London School of Economics and Political Science, 2009, LLM, Public International Law, Merit
National University of Singapore, 2003, LLB, Hons
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
Withers KhattarWong LLP is best known for its contentious expertise, representing both employers and senior executives in a range of cases. The firm is recognised for its record in wrongful termination claims, non-compete clauses, and whistleblower complaints. Its experience is also frequently applied in non-contentious matters, including retrenchment exercises and redundancy programmes. Amarjit Kaur is immensely experienced in employment disputes, while Deborah Barker, SC provides additional senior-level gravitas and insight in this space.
- Labour and employment: local firms - Singapore
- Next Generation Partners - Singapore > Labour and employment: local firms