01 Oct 2020

Rajah & Tann Asia maintains a stellar performance at the annual Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2020

Rajah & Tann Asia’s leading dispute resolution practice maintains a stellar performance at the Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2020.

Rajah & Tann Singapore was named Singapore Firm of the Year and Commercial &Transactions Firm of the Year while Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers was recognised as Vietnam Firm of the Year. Our Malaysia office, Christopher & Lee Ong bagged the Malaysia Shipping Firm of the Year award.

The network has also been awarded three Matters of the Year awards for its work in

  • B2C2 v Quoine, Singapore’s first legal dispute involving cryptocurrency bitcoins, which raised novel issues as to the nature of the virtual currency;
  • Lee Chen Seong Jeremy v Official Assignee, a ground-breaking case in Singapore where the Court applied the doctrine of abandonment to an intangible asset; and
  • Lee Lily & Anor v Novartis Corporation (Malaysia), sacked employee entitled to full back wages after unfair dismissal and reinstatement.

In addition, Partners Eri Hertiawan, Adrian Wong and Chau Huy Quang have been named as Runner ups for Lawyer of the Year in Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam respectively.

We are delighted with the recognition garnered which affirms the hard work and dedication put in to serve our clients. We would also like to thank our clients for their continued trust and support for our partners and lawyers.

The Benchmark Asia-Pacific awards recognises excellence in disputes and litigation practice throughout the Asia-Pacific market across a wide range of dispute resolution practice areas.

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 over 800 fee earners, all working towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.