16 Aug 2021

Rajah & Tann Singapore among the Top 3 Standout Firms in Southeast Asia according to the inaugural Who’s Who Legal: Southeast Asia 2021 guide


Rajah & Tann Singapore is among the Top 3 Standout Firms in Southeast Asia according to the inaugural Who’s Who Legal: Southeast Asia 2021 guide. The firm achieved a total of 60 listings across 20 practice areas in Who’s Who Legal’s first ever comprehensive guide to the region's legal market.

Who’s Who Legal publishes one of the world’s leading directories of legal practitioners and non-lawyer consulting experts.

According to the publication, Rajah & Tann is a “top-tier law firm” and “enjoys a prominent position in the Southeast Asian region”. The guide also recognised that the firm has proven itself to be a dominant player in M&A, with seven lawyers listed in the M&A chapter. The M&A team also stood out for their first-rate work on behalf of multinational corporations, global conglomerates and SMEs undertaking public and private transactions.

Recognising that litigation is also core strength of the firm, six practitioners have been recommended for their dispute resolution capability across a wide array of sectors, including banking, employment and white-collar crime.

Sources further applaud the firm’s capital markets expertise, with five lawyers recognised for their market-leading practice on IPOs and structured finance transactions.

The guide also singled out market-leading partners for their outstanding work in their respective practice areas. According to the guide, standout names at the firm include Danny Ong for his “world-class asset recovery practice”, while Hamidul Haq is singled out for his “top-tier investigations and business crime defence work”. Patrick Ang is held in “high esteem for his expertise in restructuring and insolvency”. In the insurance and reinsurance field, Simon Gohstands out for his incisive handling of complex domestic and international issues”. Regina Liew is known for her experience on financial regulatory matters, while Lim Wee Hannwins praise for his outstanding regulatory and transactional track record in the life sciences sector”. Arnold Tan also “impresses sources with his world-class private funds practice”.


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.