Characterist LLC is a full-service firm recognised for its work in commercial disputes, insolvency, construction, insurance and white-collar crime matters.
Established in 1978, the firm has experienced strong growth as a result of acquisition of talent in key focus areas. The firm has close relationships with law practices in Asia-Pacific, US, Europe and Canada, enabling the firm to handle international and cross-border litigation and arbitration matters.
The firm acts in a wide variety of commercial disputes, both local and cross-jurisdictional. 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, both private and publicly-listed.
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 criminal litigation team has extensive experience in matters concerning securities offences, corruption, fraud and international sanctions. Recent cases include the largest case of stock-market manipulation in Singapore, large-scale syndicated casino fraud, and corruption on the part of foreign public officials.
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 intricate family trusts and family businesses.
T L Yap Law Chambers LLC (previously M/s T L Yap & Associates) is a boutique law firm providing specialised legal services in family law, advising clients, both domestically and internationally, in the areas of pre-nuptial and separation agreements, divorces, custody, care and control and access disputes over children, maintenance for children and spouse, division of matrimonial assets and personal protection orders in cases of domestic violence. The firm’s expertise also includes handling guardianship matters and cross-border disputes involving jurisdictional and forum issues as well as relocation and child abduction.
We listen carefully to your problems and ask the right questions to understand your specific needs. Our approach is to provide practical solutions and sensitive client care. We explain the legal options available to you and the strategies for achieving the best possible outcome in your circumstance. We believe in exploring with our clients the appropriate dispute resolution options and in facilitating a resolution to the family conflict.
King & Spalding’s Litigation practice is nationally and internationally recognized for its ability to litigate successfully the most difficult, high-stakes cases.For decades, our litigators have helped leading businesses succeed in commercial disputes.The practice has a record of winning trials, arbitrations, and appeals for clients across all industries, including energy, life sciences, healthcare, and financial services sectors.Our cross-firm, multidisciplinary team of attorneys tries high-stakes cases, resolves complex, multiparty disputes, and manages public relations for the most sensitive client matters.Our ranks include former high-ranking DOJ officials; former officials from SEC, EPA, FCC, FDA and FIC; and more than 30 former judicial clerks at the trial or appellate level.
Corporate, Finance and Investments: Activist Defense • Alternative Capital and Credit Funds • Capital Markets • Construction and Procurement • Corporate Governance • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation • Energy and Infrastructure Projects • Financial Restructuring • Investment Funds and Asset Management • Leveraged Finance • Mergers and Acquisitions • Middle East and Islamic Finance and Investment • Private Equity • Real Estate • Securitization • Tax • Technology and Emerging Companies
Government Matters: Antitrust • Data, Privacy and Security • Energy Regulatory • Environmental, Health and Safety • FDA and Life Sciences • Government Advocacy and Public Policy • Healthcare • International Trade • Securities Enforcement and Regulation • Special Matters and Government Investigations
Trial and Global Disputes: Appellate, Constitutional and Administrative Law • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation • Class Action Defense • Commercial Litigation • Construction and Engineering Disputes • Corporate and Securities Litigation • E-Discovery • Insurance Coverage and Recovery • Intellectual Property, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Litigation • International Arbitration and Litigation • Labor and Employment • Product Liability • Professional Liability • Toxic & Environmental Torts
Industries: Automotive, Transportation and Mobility • Energy • Financial Services • Food and Beverage • Franchise and Hospitality • Higher Education • Life Sciences and Healthcare
Allen & Gledhill is a full-service South-east Asian law firm. With offices in Singapore, Myanmar and Vietnam; our associate firm, Rahmat Lim & Partners in Malaysia; and our alliance firm, Soemadipradja & Taher in Indonesia, the Allen &Gledhill network has over 650 lawyers in the region. Established in 1902, our Firm is consistently ranked as one of the market leaders in Singapore and South-east Asia.
Allen & Gledhill’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department is one of the largest and most experienced disputes teams in Singapore and South-east Asia. Our Department comprises over 120 lawyers, with over 50 Partners (including two Senior Counsels). With a focus on Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration, our Firm has expertise spanning various specialist practices.