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.
June 26, 2013

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory on securing retainer mandate for Fujian Zhenyun Plastics Industry

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory on its appointment as the corporate secretarial agent by Fujian Zhenyun Plastics Industry Co., Ltd ("Fujian Zhenyun"), a Catalist Listed Company with effect from 1 July 2013. Established in 1993, Fujian Zhenyun is principally engaged in the R&D, design, manufacture and sale of a wide range of plastic pipes and fittings for four main piping systems – namely water distribution, communication, gas and electrical cable piping systems. Sold under Zhenyun Plastic Industry’s well-recognised brand name, their plastic pipes and fittings are available in different sizes, dimensions and pressure ratings. Depending on the application of their products, customization is also available. At present, Fujian Zhenyun has over twenty branches and employs  more than 2,000 staff (including 350 technical or economical experts). The sales network has spread throughout China and also to countries such as Japan, Hong Kong, USA, South Africa and New Zealand. Our Associate Director, Ms Shirley Tan is the named Company Secretary for Fujian Zhenyun.