Stellar performance for Drew & Napier in Chambers APAC 2016

05 Feb 2016

In their results released today, Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 ranked Drew & Napier as standalone in Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT). We are also in the top tier for Intellectual PropertyRestructuring & Insolvency and Competition & Antitrust.

Standalone

Drew's CEO Senior Counsel Davinder Singh, remains the only litigator in Singapore to be ranked a “Star Individual”, a category above Band 1, for the 6th consecutive year.

Chambers’ researchers acknowledged Davinder as “the premier litigation counsel in Singapore, hailed as a practitioner who (a client says) “needs no introduction"”.

Drew's Litigation practice is standalone in Band 1. A client singled Drew out as “THE litigation firm in Singapore”.  This is the 10th consecutive year that the practice is ranked in the highest band, and our 8th year being standalone.

Jimmy Yim SC, Hri Kumar SC, and Cavinder Bull SC are recognised as top Dispute Resolution practitioners, while Kelvin Tan is recommended as a notable litigator.

Continuing its stellar performance, Drew’s TMT practice is standalone in Band 1. The practice has been in Band 1 for 9 years running, and Chambers lauded it as “a top-tier outfit with an impressive track record across the whole gamut of TMT”. The team is headed by the top-ranked Lim Chong Kin.

Band 1

The firm’s Intellectual Property and the Restructuring and Insolvency practices are ranked in Band 1 for the 9th consecutive year. Top lawyers include Dedar Singh GillMorris JohnTony YeoSushil NairJulian Kwek and Blossom Hing. Drew has the most lawyer recommendations in IP Litigation (Singapore).

For the 3rd consecutive year, Drew’s Competition & Antitrust practice, and our head of practice Lim Chong Kin remain in Band 1. Cavinder Bull SC, and Scott Clements are also recommended in this area.

Leading practices and lawyers

Our ArbitrationBanking & FinanceCapital MarketsCorporate/M&AEmploymentInvestment FundsProjects & Energy and Tax practices are market leading practices. The lawyers commended are Directors Gary PrykeSin Boon AnnValerie KwokPetrus Huang, Ralph Lim, Sandy Foo, Geraldine Ong, Farhana Siddiqui, Ong Ken Loon, and Benedict Teo Lip Hua.

Drew is the only domestic law firm whose expertise in Brunei is recognised by Chambers, with Davinder Singh, SC leading the portfolio.

Our work in Indonesia gained standing amongst international firms, with Directors Sushil Nair and Julian Kwek leading the desk.

Chambers Asia-Pacific is one of the world’s largest circulating and most reputable legal ranking publications. Its team of researchers conduct thousands of interviews with clients and lawyers worldwide and analyse editorial submissions to rank the world’s best lawyers and practices.