PK Wong & Nair

Singapore
Telephone:+65 6827 5555
Fax:+65 6827 5550
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Co-Managing Director: Suresh Nair
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Co-Managing Director: Mark Wong
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Quick facts:

Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 23
Languages: English, Mandarin, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia, Gujarati


PK Wong & Nair is a premier, full-service law corporation with roots going back more than 30 years. Since its founding, the firm has maintained an abiding commitment to providing real, practical solutions to a diverse range of clients dealing with matters at all levels of legal complexity. The firm has earned considerable recognition, with clients recognising it as a “solid firm with exceptional expertise and good response times” (Benchmark Litigation 2018) and an “effective and efficient, commercial minded” firm with “very commercial and fantastic advocates who are always willing to push the boundaries” (IFLR1000 2020). PK Wong & Nair’s diverse client base includes small businesses, large multinational corporations and financial institutions, international law firms and shareholders dealing with boardroom disputes.

  • Appellate
  • Civil litigation
  • Commercial and transactions
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Insolvency
  • International arbitration
  • Labour and employment
  • Litigation
  • Trusts and estates

Corporate and Commercial
Mark Wong 
Co-Managing Director 
mark.wong@pkwongnair.com 

Recent case highlights:

  • Advising on and acting in various acquisitions and reverse take overs in Singapore and overseas.
  • Advising clients on the establishment of effective corporate structures in Singapore and in other jurisdictions.
  • Advising and acting for clients in debt restructuring involving listed companies and schemes of arrangement.

Dispute Resolution
Suresh Nair 
Co-Managing Director
suresh.nair@pkwongnair.com

Recent case highlights:

  • Acted for the Berau Group of companies in Singapore proceedings in its US$1 billion bond restructuring exercise, including in the landmark decision of Pathfinder Strategic LP and another v Empire Capital Resources and another appeal [2019] 2 SLR 77.
  • Acting for an insured party in a COVID 19 business interruption insurance claim. The insurer applied for the case to be stayed in favour of arbitration, but the High Court refused the application in a landmark decision on the efficacy of “carve outs” in arbitration agreements (Silverlink Resorts Limited v MS First Capital Insurance Limited [2020] SGHC 251). 
  • Regularly advises on and acts in employment disputes.

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas