05 May 2017

(MEDIA RELEASE) Rajah & Tann Singapore Wins Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

SINGAPORE, 5 May 2017 – Rajah & Tann Singapore has clinched the coveted Singapore Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year award by the International Tax Review.

The UK-based magazine’s Asia Tax Awards honour firms and individuals who have displayed outstanding achievement in advising clients on tax litigation and dispute resolution.The awards were judged according to the size, innovation, complexity, as well as impact of the cases handled in 2016. Under the country awards category, Rajah & Tann Singapore edged out four other firms to clinch the award.

Rajah & Tann Singapore has a track record of successfully resolving complex tax disputes with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.

Vikna Rajah, Head of the firm’s Tax practice said: “We are grateful for the trust our clients have placed in us, especially considering the complexity of the matters and the significant sums at stake, and are glad we were consistently able to assist them achieve favourable outcomes in disputes with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.”

Mr Rajah received the award on behalf of Rajah & Tann at a ceremony at Goodwood Park Hotel last night.

Mr Rajah is ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 and Chambers High-Net Worth Guide 2016 as a leading individual in tax where he was described ‘as an extremely intelligent man’ who ‘has a lot of experience in tax’. Another leading legal media, The Legal 500 – Asia Pacific states that he is an ‘experienced litigator’. He was also selected as one of Singapore’s 40 most influential lawyers aged under 40 in 2015 by the Singapore Business Review and won Private Client Lawyer of the Year 2017 at the Asia Legal Awards.

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

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, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, with each offering the highest standards of service to locally-based clients while collectively having the capacity 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.