01 Jul 2022

Rajah & Tann Singapore among Top 2 Leading Firms in Southeast Asia in Who’s Who Legal: Southeast Asia 2022 Guide

Rajah & Tann Singapore has been identified as among the top two leading firms in Southeast Asia according to the Who’s Who Legal: Southeast Asia 2022 Guide. The firm achieved 65 listings across 20 practice areas – an improvement of five additional listings from last year.

The WWL: Southeast Asia publication is a comprehensive guide to the region’s legal market, providing an in-depth report on 40 areas of business law, and pinpointing the most highly regarded firms and individuals in Southeast Asia.

The guide acknowledged Rajah & Tann as a “well-established law firm” that “enjoys a prominent position” in the region and highlighted that its M&A team “continues to be a dominant player in the market” with eight lawyers listed in the M&A chapter. According to the guide, the M&A team’s “first-rate work on portfolio management also distinguishes the firm from the lot”.

Litigation is also recognised as another core strength of the firm, with six practitioners recommended for their impressive dispute resolution practice.

Market sources also commend the excellence of the firm’s labour and employment practice, where it sees four practitioners listed.

The guide also spotlighted outstanding partners for remarkable performances in their respective practice areas. Standout names include Danny Ong with “his impressive commercial disputes practice”, and Hamidul Haq who is “held in high esteem for his white-collar crime practice”. Simon Gohstands out for his incisive handling of complex insurance and reinsurance issues” and Patrick Ang is a “dynamic lawyer with an excellent debt restructuring practice”. There is also Lim Wee Hann who “maintains a world-class life science practice”.

R&T is one of the largest full-service law firms in Southeast Asia, with market-leading corporate and dispute resolution practices. It is a member of Rajah & Tann Asia, one of the largest legal networks in Southeast Asia with over 800 fee earners. It is among the region’s most highly regarded law firms with international legal journals and surveys consistently rating the firm and many of its lawyers as among the best in their practice areas.

About Rajah & Tann Asia – https://www.rajahtannasia.com

Rajah & Tann Asia brings together leading law firms 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. The network’s geographical reach also includes Singapore-based regional desks focusing on Brunei, Japan and South Asia. With over 800 fee earners, all working together towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.