10 Jul 2020
Rajah & Tann Singapore recognised as a Top 100 International Arbitration Practice Worldwide by The Global Arbitration Review 100 (GAR 100) for 12 Consecutive Years
For the 12th consecutive year, Rajah & Tann Singapore’s International Arbitration practice has been recognised as one of the top 100 international arbitration practices worldwide in the prestigious GAR 100 survey. Among Asian law firms, Rajah & Tann Singapore has the most number of pending cases as counsel (100+ cases) and highest value of pending counsel work (US$36.8 billion).
Highlights of our recent matters include acting for the Republic of Philippines in two contractual claims worth almost US$3 billion brought against the state by public water utilities Maynilad and Manila Water at the Permanent Court of Arbitration; successfully acting for Vendata in two applications before the High Court of Singapore relating to a Singapore-seated arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules arising from its claims, which are valued in excess of US$3 billion; and representing major Chinese construction company in proceedings to set aside a final award of the International Chamber of Commerce over a US$1.2 billion dispute of a power plant in Guatemala.
GAR100 is a guide to law firms 'approved' for international arbitration. The survey points readers to dependable counsel, offering extensive qualitative analysis of arbitration practices around the world.
Led by Andre Yeap, SC and anchored by leading arbitration practitioners, Lee Eng Beng, SC, Toh Kian Sing, SC, Francis Xavier, SC and Tan Chuan Thye, SC, our International Arbitration practice team is well respected for delivering quality service and providing clients with practical, effective and even out of the box solutions. More information on Rajah & Tann’s International Arbitration practice can be found here.
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 800 fee earners, all working towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.