Drew & Napier is Standalone Band 1 for Litigation in the Chambers Global 2019 rankings

15 Feb 2019

Drew & Napier maintains our lead in Litigation as a standalone Band 1 practice in the recently released Chambers and Partners Global 2019 rankings. We have been in the top tier for the 11th year. The firm has also been recommended in the field of Arbitration for the 10th year running.
Executive Chairman Davinder Singh, SC, is the only litigator in the country to be ranked a Star Individual, a level above Band 1, for the 9th year. 
CEO Cavinder Bull, SC is a Band 1 lawyer in Litigation and Arbitration for the 9th and 7th year respectively.
The firm’s Corporate/M&A practice has been recommended for the 11th year.
Drew’s foreign expertise in several practices and jurisdictions have received praise from clients, who have been quoted in the guide as saying: “Their reputation is well deserved: they are the top firm overall in Singapore, unlike a lot of multinational firms. They really are focused on operating from Singapore, but they work all around the world.”; "They are among the top at their game in Singapore and they have a good network of solid friendly firms in other jurisdictions that they work very well with."
The areas in which we are recognised are:

  • Brunei - General Business Law (Expertise Based Abroad)

  • India - Dispute Resolution (Recognised Practitioner) (Expertise Based Abroad)

  • Indonesia - Corporate & Finance (International Firms) (Expertise Based Abroad)

  • Corporate/M&A - Foreign Expertise for work in Brunei and Indonesia

  • Singapore - International & Cross Border Capabilities (Singapore and South East Asian Firms)

  • Davinder Singh, SC - Foreign Expert for Dispute Resolution (Arbitration), Brunei, and Expert Based Abroad for General Business Law, Brunei

  • Randolph Khoo – Foreign Expert for Dispute Resolution: (Arbitration), China, Expert Based Abroad for Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms), China

Foreign experts are lawyers who have specialist knowledge of a foreign jurisdiction (i.e. in a different jurisdiction from the one in which they are based). These individuals and teams are highly regarded for international and cross-border work.
These accolades add to our achievements in the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019 guide, released in November 2018, as well as the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific guide, released in January 2019.