Amarjit Kaur > Withers KhattarWong LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Withers KhattarWong LLP
80 RAFFLES PLACE
UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01
SINGAPORE 048624
Singapore

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration

Position

Partner, Litigation and Arbitration

Career

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.

Languages

English
Punjabi
Hindi
Bahasa Melayu
Bahasa Indonesia
Thai

Memberships

Law Society of Singapore

Singapore Academy of Law

Education

London School of Economics and Political Science, 2009, LLM, Public International Law, Merit
National University of Singapore, 2003, LLB, Hons

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Labour and employment: local firms

Withers KhattarWong LLP has strengthened its capability in employment with the hire of Amarjit Kaur from Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC. Kaur is particularly experienced in guiding corporate clients through complex employment issues arising out of investigations, reduction in workforce exercises, business transfers and M&As. The practice acts for employers and employees alike in breach of employment contract disputes, including wrongful dismissal cases, termination of employment, retrenchment exercises and business immigration. Deborah Barker SC heads the practice.