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Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC

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Singapore > International arbitration

Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC has maintained a strong flow of arbitration engagements, notably in the shipping, oil and gas, insurance and construction cases. Daniel Chia and Wendy Tan are the key partners. Construction specialist Kelvin Aw has joined CMS Holborn Asia.

Singapore > Labour and employment: local firms

The employment team at Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC ‘thinks strategically and delivers concise and practical advice‘ on the full spectrum of employment law matters, often with a cross-border element. The practice is also ‘knowledgeable of current developments in the law and enforcement trends‘, in particular regulatory issues arising from the Employment Act and Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices. The team also act as counsel to employers in contentious cases concerning wrongful termination, personal data protection and whistle-blowing. On the non-contentious side, the practice assists clients with day-to-day employment issues, including drafting and reviewing restrictive covenants, confidentiality agreements, disciplinary guidelines and termination agreements. Daniel Chia, Wai Ming Yap, Wendy Tan and associate Yanguang Ker, who is a ‘rising star in the realm of investigations‘, comprise the ‘outstanding team‘.

Singapore > Dispute resolution: local firms

Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC has a high-level mix of contentious work ranging from fraud, white-collar crime, investigations and asset tracing to joint venture and shareholder disputes. The team is a growing force in cases involving PRC entities and Hong Kong corporates, and is noted for its record in energy, trade and commodities, insurance and maritime. Wendy Tan and Daniel Chia are the key partners.