28 Nov 2018

Rajah & Tann Singapore debuts tops in Chambers Fintech 2019

Rajah & Tann Singapore has been ranked Band 1 by Chambers Fintech 2019 in its inaugural coverage of Singapore and the region. The firm’s multidisciplinary FinTech Practice is led by a team of highly experienced partners, each recognised as a leading lawyer in their respective fields of expertise. 

The team is praised for its expertise and reliability;  “Rajah & Tann gives us a kind of confidence. We can trust them and rely on them since you know you are getting a good opinion.”; “…In addition to providing legal support, they were curious and shared our vision in a way that no other lawyers have.”

Current notable matters include acting for a leading cryptocurrency market maker B2C2 in its proceedings against a major cryptocurrency exchange operator, Quoine (led by partner, Danny Ong, who specialises in financial fraud and disputes) and counselling an insurtech startup, Singapore Life, on technology procurement agreements for the establishment of the client’s online life insurance platform (led by partner, Rajesh Sreenivasan, Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice).

Regina Liew, the head of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group, is ranked Band 2. She is named as a corporate lawyer with decades of experience advocating for players in financial services industry whose expertise is sought after for intricate Singapore financial regulatory matters. Regina is said by sources to be “fully fluent in the financial sector” as well as “very good at listening to and understanding clients.”

An independent legal directory, Chambers and Partners’ assessment of the quality of law firms and lawyers are based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service and commercial astuteness, among others.  

The Fintech team at Rajah & Tann Asia is at the forefront of developments in the FinTech sector in South East Asia. Drawing on the expertise of lawyers across Rajah & Tann Asia, we provide clients with bespoke innovative and sophisticated legal solutions that are tailored to the needs of every stakeholder in this industry.

For more information about our Fintech’s coverage, please click 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 over 700 fee earners, all working towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.