RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the addition of Mr Vernon Voon as a Partner in our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice with effect from 13 May 2015.
Vernon has extensive experience in assisting clients with their debt recovery litigation and management, having honed his skills in the area since 2004. He has acted for a broad range of clients including local and foreign financial institutions, securities trading firms, vehicle rental companies and a local co-operative. He has experience in recovery of unsecured and secured debts and payments due under debentures, bonds and other facilities.
Prior to that, he practised general litigation and has had extensive experience advising clients and arguing cases before the Strata Titles Board, the State Courts, the High Court and assisting in matters before the Court of Appeal. His practice areas included contract claims, breach of fiduciary duty, the provisional liquidation and winding up of companies, trust and contentious family law matters.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has been nominated in seven categories at the upcoming Asian Legal Business Southeast (ALB SE) Asia Law Awards 2015.
The nominated categories are:
• Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
• Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year
• Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year
• Corporate Citizenship Law Firm of the Year
• Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
• Real Estate Law Firm of the Year
• Managing Partner of the Year
The ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2015 recognises the excellent and outstanding achievements of SE Asia's leading law firms and in-house legal teams as well as the top deals and dealmakers of 2014.
Winners will be announced during the gala dinner at the Fullerton Hotel on 28 May 2015.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has been invited to participate in an annual event organized by the Singapore China Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
The purpose of this event is to attract outbound investment from China to Singapore and ASEAN. As one of the sponsors of this year’s event, our Firm’s China Practice Group will be giving a speech introducing foreign investment and finance related laws in Singapore. This is a series of four events and the first leg was held in Suzhou on 10 April 2015.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Managing Partner Tan Chong Huat shared his vision and thoughts with Asian Legal Business (ALB) on the Firm’s evolution and progressive growth.
Since RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s inception in May 2011, Chong Huat commented that there are now 12 companies in the RHT Group of Companies. This offered clients a suite of professional services under one roof, something that has not been seen in Singapore. Each of the 12 companies are managed by professionals and is run independently of the law firm.
Chong Huat also announced plans to list its professional services arm, RHT Holdings, the Leading Professional Services Group in Asia, on the Singapore Exchange Catalist Board scheduled for Q1 2016 or earlier. RHT Holdings is the holding company for four leading professional services companies: RHT Capital, RHT Corporate Advisory, RHT Compliance Solutions and RHT Management Services.
Chong Huat added that as clients are looking beyond Singapore for business opportunities, the law firm’s establishment of the ASEAN Plus Group (APG) was imperative. The APG firms provides clients seamless access to responsive and quality legal services in the ASEAN+ jurisdictions, with over 750 lawyers in eight countries - Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Philippines and South Korea. The Firm’s membership with the Taylor Wessing network also allowed clients access to Europe, the Middle East and North America.
Chong Huat attributed the achievement of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies to the industrious and passionate leadership who have led their respective teams to excellence.
The full article can be found in the April 2015 edition of the ALB.