RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies thank all our esteemed clients and friends for their congratulatory messages as we celebrate our 5th Anniversary.
We value each relationship and aim for greater success in the next five years and beyond.
It was an impressive display last night, not just of business achievement, but of comradeship among staff and Partners, which spoke well of good, well- balanced leadership. I was particularly touched by the emphasis on CSR.
Dr Cheong Choong Kong, Former Chairman of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, Former Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airlines
Congratulations on five years and a wonderful evening to celebrate the occasion. The quality of the organisation can be seen in how well the Partners, team, and guests all enjoyed themselves. It was a great evening. Long lasting companies are founded on great people and RHTLaw Taylor Wessing clearly has that piece. Looking forward to celebrating with the Firm in the decades to come. Here is to continued success, growth and longevity.
Tim Egold, Managing Director, Firgun Pte Ltd
I was privileged to be one of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s early client. I was very impressed with the quality of professional advice and responsiveness to client's needs.
Together with the partnership with Taylor Wessing, law firms in the Firm’s ASEAN Plus Group, and expanded capabilities within the Group of Companies, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has positioned itself well to be the go-to professional outfit for businesses.
The electrifying atmosphere at the 5th Anniversary dinner and the abundance of energy felt amongst its partners and staff certainly augurs well for RHTLaw Taylor Wessing for the next five years and beyond!
I offer my heartfelt congratulations to all at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and look forward to a closer working relationship with the group!
Kelvin Tan, Former Independent Director, WE Holdings Pte Ltd
I congratulate RHT on the remarkable and impeccable star performance in the five years since its founding. This inaugural period undoubtedly marks the group's development and entrenchment in the region as a top-notch, world class, one-stop corporate services provider. I wish RHT even greater success and achievements in the years ahead.
Yang Sy Jian, Former Research Director, UOB Kay Hian
The amazing atmosphere of excellent display of digital images and powerful presentations truly reflect the adventurous and futuristic spirit of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and its Group of Companies. In the short span of five years, it has transformed the traditional concept of a law firm without sacrificing its core value. Congratulations on the firm’s 5th Anniversary and, more importantly, for creating a business friendly one stop law firm. "
Goh Yeow Tin, Independent Director, Lereno Bio-Chem Ltd.
Congratulations to RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies for a very successful five years. Their growth has been truly astonishing, a testimony to the dynamism of their multi-talented team. I look forward to seeing the next five years, which I’m certain will be their most exciting yet.
Yang Eu Jin, Executive Director & General Counsel, Overseas Education Limited
I thank you very much for hosting me at your delicious gala dinner. Congratulations on the excellent organising at such a prestigious place. The short visit at the Museum was very interesting. I enjoyed a lot being part of this very special 5th Anniversary and discovering a bit more about the spirit and the essence of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing. Wishing you all the best!
Laurent Fabry, Director, Tereos Asia
I would like to thank you for the invitation to join you celebrating five years of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing! Congratulations again – it was a wonderful event. It was with great pleasure meeting everyone.
Katharina Ravens, Managing Director, German Centre for Industry and Trade Pte Ltd
Congratulations on the 5th Anniversary of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the Gala Dinner Celebration. We were greatly honoured to be invited to join your celebration and to meet your colleagues and Senior Partners. We were very impressed by the tremendous growth and progress of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in a short span of five years. May your Group continue to grow, expand and become a global leader in the near future.
Datuk Robert Chua T. C., B.B.M., D.M.S.M., O.St.J. Member ASHRAE, Executive Chairman, EFL Group
Congrats on the successful and wonderful 5th Anniversary dinner for RHT. It’s an excellent platform to showcase RHT capabilities and growth within such a short time frame and also gave a chance to meet people. The thought that went into this event really showed! Great conversations, great people and great food. I enjoyed the night and thank you for hosting this event. I enjoyed meeting new people and building bridges across different units and professionals. It was great.
John Ng, Business Development Director, Swee Hong Limited
A team that plays hard together will stick together because of the memories of the good time together. RHT would not be anything if it did not take that first step together, five years ago. Let’s run together as the journey promises many positive surprises for the team. Team RHT: one great team moving in unison onwards and upwards.
Yeo Nai Meng, Owner, Strategic Planning Services
It was so heart-warming to see all colleagues, from the top of the legal profession to the well-loved office tea lady, coming together to celebrate this milestone in the journey together.
May the same spirit guide RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in continuing to break new grounds!
Ho Kee Sin, Advisor, 1st an Idea LLP
I'm proud to be associated with RHT. Good presentations at the 5th Anniversary celebrations!
Ang Miah Kiang, Independent Director, Soo Kee Group
It was a very entertaining and inspirational 5th Anniversary celebration. Well done, RHT!
Mike Sim, CEO & Executive Chairman, Sinwa Limited
RHT’s 5th Anniversary celebration was an eye opener. It is hard to believe the progress RHT has achieved within such a short span of five years.
Dr Low Seow Chay, Independent Director, Hai Leck Holdings Limited
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies commemorated their fifth anniversary yesterday, 17 October 2016, with a Gala dinner at the Asian Civilisations Museum for their honourary guests, business partners, clients, lawyers and staff to celebrate the firms’ achievements and recognise the efforts of all who contributed towards their continued success. The Singapore event is part of a larger Asian success story, where celebratory events are also held in the same week in Shanghai to commemorate 20 years in China and in Hong Kong to mark the law firm’s first year there.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing – Boldly Seizing Opportunities in a Connected and Seamless Asia Pacific Century
Commenting on its fifth anniversary, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Managing Partner Tan Chong Huat said, “What began five years ago as a vision has now become a remarkable story, as we are now ranked the 2nd largest international law firm in Southeast Asia, and a top six law firm in Singapore with leading expertise in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate, Intellectual Property & Technology, Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Real Estate.
During these five years, we have worked to become a unique law firm: one that offers streamlined, efficient and global solutions to our clients in an increasingly interconnected world. The milestones we have achieved in this short span of time would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of our staff and the trust shown by our clients.
While we acknowledge our accomplishments over the past five years, we are by no means satisfied in stopping here and plan to do much more in the future. We will continue in our regional endeavours, as we are actively pursuing relationships throughout ASEAN and North Asia through our ASEAN Plus Group strategy.
Our vision is to be the leading law firm in Asia. We have exceptional leadership, staff that is unequalled in its dedication to excellence, and we have a mission that defines us, inspires us, and makes us unique. I am convinced we have everything in place to reach new heights, break records and drive long term sustainable growth,” Mr Tan Chong Huat emphasised.
Founded in May 2011, the law firm was established by a group of lawyers led by founding fathers Rajan Menon, Tan Chong Huat and Subhas Anandan (1947-2015) who took the bold decision to form RHTLaw LLP. The firm achieved a significant milestone in March 2012, joining Taylor Wessing, an international group of member firms comprising separately registered law practices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates and Representative Offices in China. The firm’s name was consequently changed to the present day RHTLaw Taylor Wessing.
To support its clients with businesses and transactions in the ASEAN region, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing established the ASEAN Plus Group strategy in 2014. ASEAN Plus Group is made up of leading firms in eight countries, offering clients access to 950 lawyers in the opportunity-rich ASEAN region and beyond. Comprising associations with top firms in Indonesia, South Korea, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, and alliances with market-leading firms in Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Taiwan, the ASEAN Plus Group has the capacity to handle the most complex regional cross-border transactions. A recent development was the merger between RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP and PBC PARTNERS to form RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Vietnam.
RHT Group of Companies – Embracing an International Multi-Disciplinary Future
RHT Holdings and the RHT Group of Companies is a Singapore headquartered integrated leading professional services company that has over the years devised effective multidisciplinary business solutions for clients and helped shape the face of businesses.
The vision is to be the leader in the provision of professional services in Asia. RHT Holdings and the RHT Group of companies started in 2011 with two companies but today has over 26 companies in four holding groups.
Articulating this bold vision, RHT Holdings’ Chief Executive Officer Jayaprakash Jagateesan said, “We operate at the heart of our clients’ businesses, helping address their most complex, mission-critical issues. Our guiding strategy focuses on quality, excellence, delivering distinctive value and continuously striving to perform at the highest levels. It is built on the understanding that quality is the cornerstone of our profession.
We have a broad regional footprint aligned around the growth markets of ASEAN and the wider Asia region. We are both extremely global, serving our clients consistently anywhere they operate, and extremely local, bringing local execution and market relevance. This will allow us to be in a good position.”
In conjunction with its anniversary year, the RHT GOCs underwent a brand refresh and unveiled new logos that reflect the progressive approach in charting the way forward.
Giving back to the community
Central to the corporate ethos of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and RHT Group of Companies is the passion and commitment to give back to the community. The RHT Rajan Menon Foundation, named after RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Founder-Senior Consultant Rajan Menon, was established in 2015. The Foundation acts as a vehicle through which RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies contribute to their charitable endeavours, specifically with education, community development and the environment in mind.
In May this year, the RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Charity Golf 2016 raised more than S$260,000 in support of WWF Singapore, The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund and National Gallery Singapore. The Foundation was successfully registered as a charity in Singapore effective from 16 September 2016. Recently, the Singapore Red Cross - RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Charity Golf 2016 raised close to S$170,000 in support of the Singapore Red Cross local humanitarian services.