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Withers KhattarWong LLP

80 RAFFLES PLACE, UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01, SINGAPORE 048624, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6535 6844
Fax:
Fax +65 6534 4892
Email:
Web:
www.witherskhattarwong.com
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Justin Yip

Tel:
Work +65 6535 6844
Email:
Web:
www.withersworldwide.com/en-gb/singapore-dup
Withers LLP

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration

Position

Partner, Litigation and Arbitration

Career

Justin 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.

He 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.

Languages

English

Member

Law Society of Singapore

Singapore Academy of Law

Education

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


Singapore: Restructuring and insolvency

Restructuring and insolvency – Local firms

Within: Restructuring and insolvency – Local firms

Withers KhattarWong LLP provides 'excellent client service, is highly responsive and committed and the firm’s rates are also reasonable'. Leading partner, Tahirah Ara is commended for being 'commercially minded in her approach' and for her 'extensive experience in the Indonesian market'. Special counsel Lawrence Altman is also singled out for 'thinking commercially and for being both legally and commercially insightful' and partner Justin Yip is also recommended - a client sees him 'as a rising star'. The team attracts considerable Indonesia-related work and acted for Bumi Resources on a complex debt restructuring deal which  included a court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement in 2016 and a Chapter 15 proceeding in the US in 2017.

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