06 Apr 2017

Christopher & Lee Ong clinches Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year award at the ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2017

Christopher & Lee Ong, a member firm of the Rajah & Tann Asia network, has clinched the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year award at the ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2017 on Thursday, 6 April 2017. Organised by Asian Legal Business, the fourth annual awards recognises and rewards the outstanding contributions of private practice and in-house counsel in the complex legal landscape of Malaysia. Christopher & Lee Ong beat six other firms to clinch the accolade.

Christopher & Lee Ong's Technology and Telecommunications practice is one of the most established and respected practices in its field in the Asia-Pacific region. With clients ranging from state governments and statutory boards to multinational corporations in the telecommunications, computer hardware and software sectors, the firm has been involved in many of the largest and most complex IT and telecommunications projects in recent years.

About Rajah & Tann Asia – www.rajahtannasia.com

Rajah & Tann Asia brings together leading law firms and lawyers in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam, with each offering the highest standards of service to locally-based clients while collectively having the capability to handle the most complex regional and cross-border transactions and to provide excellent legal counsel seamlessly across the region. With around 650 fee earners, all working towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.

27 Mar 2017

(MEDIA RELEASE) Rajah & Tann Singapore wins Chambers’ National Law Firm of the Year Award

SINGAPORE, 27 March 2017 – Rajah & Tann Singapore has been awarded Singapore’s National Law Firm of the Year Award at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2017, a prestigious event that honours the leading law firms in the Asia-Pacific region.

Rajah & Tann Singapore beat five other firms to clinch the accolade at the award ceremony, held at The Fullerton Hotel last Friday. The firm last won the award in 2013 and 2015, and is the only law firm in the Republic to have won it thrice since the inception of the awards in 2012.

Rajah & Tann Managing Partner Lee Eng Beng, SC said: “We are honoured to be recognised by Chambers, whose awards are widely respected in the legal industry. This award is testament of the quality and range of our services to our clients in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

On behalf of all my colleagues at Rajah & Tann, I would like to thank our clients and business partners for their support over the years, without which we would not have come this far in our professional achievements.

We will continue to grow our regional capabilities and provide the best services to support the diverse needs of our clients in this region.”

The awards recognise domestic and international law firms’ pre-eminence in key practice areas and notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. The award is given to the leading domestic and international law firm in each country surveyed, based on research for the 2017 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific.

Rajah & Tann Singapore is one of the largest full-service law firms in Singapore and South East Asia, with market leading practices in dispute resolution, international arbitration, shipping, insolvency, restructuring, corporate & commercial, tax & trust amongst others. Through Rajah & Tann Asia, it is a member of one of the largest legal networks in ASEAN with around 650 fee earners.

About Rajah & Tann Asia – www.rajahtann.com

Rajah & Tann Asia brings together leading law firms and lawyers in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam, with each offering the highest standards of service to locally-based clients while collectively having the capability to handle the most complex regional and cross-border transactions and to provide excellent legal counsel seamlessly across the region. With around 650 fee earners, all working towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.

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03 Mar 2017

Rajah & Tann Singapore Partners listed in Best Lawyers (2018 edition)

48 of our lawyers from Rajah & Tann Singapore have been recognised in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in Singapore.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based on peer review, designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

The listed individuals are highlighted below:

Practice Area

Recognised Lawyers

Competition / Antitrust Law

Kala Anandarajah

Dominique Lombardi

Insolvency and

Reorganization Law

Patrick Ang

Gregory Vijayendran

Chua Beng Chye

Lee Eng Beng SC

Low Poh Ling

Sim Kwan Kiat

Lionel Tay

Corporate Law

Tracy-Anne Ang

Chia Kim Huat

Brian Ng

Lawrence Tan

Maritime Law

Jainil Bhandari

Winston Kwek

Leong Kah Wah

Kendall Tan

Ian Teo

Toh Kian Sing SC

Juliana Yap

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Cheng Yoke Ping

Chia Kim Huat

Cynthia Goh

Soon Choo Hock

Capital Markets Law

Chia Kim Huat

Evelyn Wee

Real Estate Law

Margaret Chin

Gan Hiang Chye

Norman Ho

Lee Lay See

Banking Law

Terence Choo

Angela Lim

Soon Choo Hock

Finance Law

Terence Choo

Lee Eng Beng SC

Angela Lim

Insurance Law

Simon Goh

Intellectual Property Law

Lau Kok Keng

Litigation

Lee Eng Beng SC

Tan Chuan Thye SC

Paul Tan

Francis Xavier SC

Andre Yeap SC

Derivatives &

Regulatory Practice

Regina Liew

David Yeow

Tax Law

Liu Hern Kuan

Soon Choo Hock

International Arbitration

Ng Kim Beng

Kelvin Poon

Avinash Pradhan

Soh Lip San

Paul Tan

Andre Yeap SC

Arbitration and Mediation

Paul Tan

Toh Kian Sing SC

Andre Yeap SC

Information Technology Law

& Telecommunications Law

Andrew CL Ong

Rajesh Sreenivasan

Steve Tan

Media Law

Rajesh Sreenivasan

Steve Tan

Private Funds

& Venture Capital Law

Arnold Tan

Trade Law

Ian Teo

Private Funds

Anne Yeo

 



23 Feb 2017

(MEDIA RELEASE) Rajah & Tann's Vikna Rajah wins Private Client Lawyer of the Year

SINGAPORE, 23 February 2017 – Rajah & Tann Singapore’s partner Vikna Rajah has won the Private Client Lawyer of the Year at The Asia Legal Awards 2017 held in Hong Kong yesterday.

The Asia Legal Awards is organised by New York-based ALM, which is the publisher of The Asian Lawyer, The American Lawyer, and Corporate Counsel. The Awards honour the best work in the region across various practice areas and disciplines that involved lawyers and parties in Asia.

Accepting the awards at the Four Seasons Hotel, partner Vikna Rajah said: “At Rajah & Tann, we strive to do the best for our clients and achieve new heights with them. This award is recognition of their support. I would like to extend my gratitude to the team for their passion and diligence which has allowed us to deliver the level of performance our clients expect from us.”

Mr Rajah, the only nominee from Singapore, beat four other leading international lawyers, including from China and India, to clinch the award. His practice includes advising ultra-high net worth families on succession planning and private wealth management. He also represents clients on complex income tax, GST, stamp duty, property tax and tax treaty issues, specializing in contentious civil disputes with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, tax structuring, and criminal tax litigation.

Rajah & Tann also won the Finance Deal of the Year for Restructuring & Insolvency - Pacific Andes $1.5B liquidation. The firm was nominated for six other awards including Asian Law Firm Leader of the Year, Competition Lawyer of the Year, and M&A Deal of the Year: Private Equity & Venture Capital.

Rajah & Tann is one of the largest full-service law firms in Singapore and South East Asia, with market leading practices in dispute resolution, international arbitration, shipping, insolvency, restructuring, corporate & commercial, tax & trust amongst others. Through Rajah & Tann Asia, it is a member of one of the largest legal networks in ASEAN with around 650 fee earners.

About Rajah & Tann Asia – www.rajahtann.com

Rajah & Tann Asia brings together leading law firms and lawyers in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam, with each offering the highest standards of service to locally-based clients while collectively having the capability to handle the most complex regional and cross-border transactions and to provide excellent legal counsel seamlessly across the region. With around 650 fee earners, all working towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.