August 27, 2013

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP recognised by Asia Legal Business (ALB) as a ‘firm to watch’ for M&A deals in 2013

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP was recognised as a firm to watch in 2013 by Asia Legal Business (ALB). The M&A 2013 rankings were announced in ALB’s August magazine edition. ALB drew results from Thomson Reuters financial data, editorial resources and market suggestions. According to Lawrence Wong, Co-Head of Corporate Securities, “This recognition by ALB is testament to the effort that the team has put in. We are grateful and look forward to doing better for our clients.”
August 1, 2013

New Litigation and Dispute Resolution Partner joins RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the addition of Mr Conrad Campos as a Partner in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution with effect from 1 August 2013. Conrad has more than 20 years of experience in a wide range of litigation and dispute resolution matters. He has successfully represented clients before the Singapore Court of Appeal, High Court and in arbitration proceedings. He is a member of the Reserve Panel of Accredited Arbitrators of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrator, and a member of Panel of Accredited Arbitrators, Law Society Arbitration Scheme. Conrad was selected by Who’s Who Legal 2007/08, the Official Research Partner of the International Bar Association, as one of Singapore’s leading lawyers under the management, labour & employment segment (see attached). He was also appointed by the Acting Minister for Manpower as a member of the Appeal Board of the Commission for Foreign Manpower on 19 February 2013 for a term of 2 years. Conrad actively volunteers in the social service sector.
July 12, 2013

Private Client Seminar at the Amara Sanctuary

Last Friday, 5 July 2013 saw 60 private wealth bankers gather at the Amara Sanctuary Resort at Sentosa. The topic of the seminar was “Family Disputes: Prevention and Resolution.” Attendees had the opportunity to listen to a group of experts speak about  key topics such as – Strategies to Minimise the Risk of Disputes, Stress-testing Family Wealth Holding Structures, Preserving Confidential Information, Resolving Disputes and The Use of Proceedings to Divide up Family Assets. Head of Private Wealth at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, Mr Tan Choon Leng, kicked off the morning with a welcome address. This was followed by presentations from Mr Ryan Myint, Ms Tan Siew Kim and our Taylor Wessing guest speakers, Mr Andrew Goodman and Ms Kirstie McGuigan. Participants had the opportunity to speak to the presenters and network over a three course lunch. According to a senior banker from a foreign bank, “The seminar was pitched at the right level. I took away many lessons today and of course it is always good to meet your fellow colleagues in the industry. Kudos to RHTLaw Taylor Wessing for organising such a wonderful seminar.”
June 27, 2013

Taylor Wessing Crowned Law Firm of the Year

We are proud to announce that Taylor Wessing has been awarded the Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards held in London on 25 June 2013. The Lawyer Awards celebrates the excellence in the profession across private  practice, the public sector, commerce and the Bar. The Firm earned acclaim for its top tier legal service and innovativeness in delivering legal services which it has managed to hone while maintaining relationships with clients ranging from the smallest start-up to the largest multinational. Additionally, the Firm was recognised as having established itself as one of the leading mid-market players with a global revenue of £228m. The Firm’s relentless expansion and the achievement of opening nine new offices in the last year impressed members of the judging panel. The judging panel also recognised the Firm’s significant increase in PEP in 2012 and staggering 71 per cent pitch hit rate. As one judge was quoted as saying, “2012 was a truly outstanding year for the firm.” The event was attended by more than 1,400 lawyers.