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September 16, 2014

Lawyer Glut can be a Happy Problem

An opinion piece by Managing Partner, Tan Chong Huat, and Head, Professional Services Support, Alvin Chen, was published on 16 September 2014 in The Straits Times’ Opinion Section. The commentary, entitled “Lawyer glut can be a happy problem”, discusses how the leap in the number of Singaporeans enrolling in overseas law schools raises larger issues, in particular how the legal community should allocate more resources to enhance the practice of community law and why younger citizens should be educated about the role of law in society. To view the article, please click on this link.
August 19, 2014

Partner Tan Choon Leng makes Singapore Business Review list of 20 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under

The Singapore Business Review recently announced a list of 20 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under. These lawyers are thought leaders and have wielded strong influence in the legal industry. RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is happy to report that Partner Tan Choon Leng made this list. Tan Choon Leng is the firm’s Head of Private Wealth and co-Head of M&A. Here is the link: http://sbr.com.sg/professional-serviceslegal/exclusive/singapore%E2%80%99s-20-most-influential-40-and-under-lawyers The Management, Partners and staff congratulate Choon Leng on this achievement!
August 15, 2014

Partner Nandakumar Renganathan Appointed Deputy Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nandakumar Renganathan as Deputy Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Nanda is a highly experienced and regarded lawyer, well known for his intense commitment to excellence in the provision of legal services as well as to the community at large here in Singapore. Commenting on his new appointment with the firm, Nanda says: “I am tremendously honoured that the partners and management of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP have entrusted me with this leadership position. The team at Litigation and Dispute Resolution will continue to provide exceptional legal services to our clients. We pride ourselves for providing clients intelligent and innovative legal and business solutions. We will continue to work hard and grow our expertise especially in the ASEAN+ region so that we will be able to create opportunities for our clients.” In addition to his role as Deputy Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Nanda will continue to serve clients in his leading litigation and dispute resolution practice.
July 25, 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Practice Areas Recognised by Asia Law Profiles 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP, a leading law firm in Singapore was recognised by Asia Law Profiles for having highly recommended practice areas. The practice areas recognised were: Banking & Finance Capital Markets Corporate/M&A Dispute Resolution IT, Telco & Media In addition, Managing Partner Tan Chong Huat, Senior Partner Subhas Anandan and Partners Jonathan Kok, Ch’ng Li-Ling and Wun Rizwi were recognised as leading lawyers in their area of practice. Client quotes include: The firm has good domain knowledge in the fields of corporate finance, capital markets, corporate secretarial work and intellectual property work, which are the main areas we engage the firm for, Ch’ng Li-Ling is “very responsive” and “provides timely service notwithstanding her busy schedule,” The firm congratulates RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP and the recognised partners for this achievement.