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Singapore, 308900

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Characterist LLC is a full-service firm recognised for its work in commercial disputes, insolvency, construction, and insurance.

Established in 1978, the firm has experienced strong growth as a result of acquisition of talent in key focus areas.

The firm acts in a wide variety of local and cross-jurisdictional commercial litigation and arbitration matters. These include disputes involving worldwide injunctions, fraud, trusts, minority oppression, derivative actions, and the recovery and tracing of assets. The firm has also been involved in a number of high-profile and important decisions, including public-interest cases relating to issues of administrative and constitutional law.

The firm has acted in a number of cases involving the insolvency, judicial management and schemes of arrangement of large companies.

The firm’s construction practice group is known for its work in high-value and complex disputes, including disputes involving time-delay analysis, SIA and PSSCOC contracts, and the jurisdictional and technical aspects of SOP adjudication.

The firm's established insurance and personal injury practice (traffic accident, workplace injury, medical negligence and general negligence claims) has represented some of the biggest international insurers, as well as individuals.

The family law department is well known for its extensive experience in resolving complex disputes, involving cross-border assets and real estate, as well as in structuring intricate family trusts and family businesses.

A pioneer in blockchain sector, we have advised on digital payment licence applications, tokenization of assets, NFT projects including minting and licensing, structuring of decentralized autonomous organizations alongside the rising cases of disputes in this nascent space.

Commercial Litigation | Arbitration | Insolvency
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Blockchain | Art-Tech & NFT | Intellectual Property
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