Drew & Napier named top litigation firm for the seventh consecutive year by Chambers APAC 2013
04 Mar 2013
Drew & Napier was ranked Band 1 in litigation by prestigious legal publication Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013. This is the 7th consecutive year that the firm was so named, a record unmatched by any local firm.
Adding to this stellar performance, Drew had the most number of litigators ranked among all law firms in Singapore for the 4th year in a row.
Four litigators were recognised. They are led by CEO Davinder Singh SC who, for the 3rd year running, is the only litigator in the country to be ranked a “Star Individual”, a category above Band 1. Clients told Chambers, "He is absolutely head-and-shoulders above and a league-and-a-half ahead of everyone else.” Jimmy Yim SC, Cavinder Bull SC and Hri Kumar Nair SC are also ranked.
When interviewed about Drew’s litigation practice, clients and industry experts said: "The depth of the team puts the firm in the lead; they provide value-added advice." "The kind of preparation they do leaves no stone unturned, so you know you won't have anything unexpected crop up in court."
In total, Drew is ranked Band 1 in five practice areas and has 22 recommended lawyers across 12 different practice areas. These include Litigation, Arbitration, Intellectual Property, Restructuring & Insolvency, Projects & Energy, Telecommunications, Media & Technology, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds and Tax.
The rankings were released on March 1st following months of research. Thousands of interviews with clients and lawyers were conducted worldwide to identify and rank the world’s best lawyers.
CEO Davinder Singh SC said: “We are honoured to receive these accolades and sincerely thank all our clients and friends for your confidence. We also thank our lawyers and staff for your efforts which made all of this possible.”