The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Labour and Employment 2022 – Recommended lawyer
Dispute Resolution 2021 – Recommended lawyer
International Arbitration 2021 – Recommended lawyer
“Rakesh Kirpalani listens well then offers clear and lucid advice.”
“Rakesh Kirpalani provides expertise in technology-related employment disputes.”
Rakesh Kirpalani is a “fantastic litigator” in the realm of technology and intellectual property.
He is “a person of integrity and he always provides wise, deliberate, and prompt advice.”
“He is proficient both in English and Chinese, which makes very smooth, thorough, and clear communication. Furthermore, he is skilled in debate and has a clear mind and a wide range of knowledge.”
He “thinks very fast in the courtroom and is not fazed by any curve ball thrown at him in court.”
“Rakesh Kirpalani is an excellent lawyer as he is very detailed. Goes the extra mile to provide prompt advice when time is of the essence.”
ALB Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers
Recognised as being amongst the top 50 disputes lawyers in the region in 2022
A client praises Rakesh for being “prompt, clear and concise with his advice”.
“Rakesh is able to distil the issues quickly and provide timely advice.”
ALB Asia Super 50 TMT Lawyer 2022
Listed as one of the standout lawyers in the field of TMT in the region by Asian Legal Business for 2 consecutive years
A client commended Rakesh saying, “Rakesh was a safe pair of hands in navigating the technical issues and provided sound advice on which we were able to reach a good outcome and resolution on the matter on which we were working”.
"Rakesh is fast, practical and solution-basesd with the ability to achieve a good response combining technical knowledge and legal ability".
Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific (2022 edition)
“Rakesh communicates well both in English and Chinese and always provides feedback promptly. He is familiar with our industry and is quick to get the points and concerns from us.”
“Commercial-minded, practical legal solutions. Keen understanding of clients' business needs and challenges. Thorough analysis and balanced judgment on novel issues, including useful comparisons with legal reform efforts in other common law jurisdictions.”
Asialaw Leading Lawyers
Dispute Resolution 2023 – Distinguished Practitioner
“Rakesh is fluent in both English and Chinese and quite familiar with our industry practice, and works in a highly effective way. He always bestows skilful and valuable advice.”
“He is a very detailed person.”
“Very dynamic and thoughtful lawyer. Takes the time to listen and understand the problem. He proposes solutions that follow the law and have a high chance of success.”
“Prompt, effective and driven.”
“Harding working. Very Smart. Excellent communication.”
“Solid guy. Result-driven and thinks out of the box.”
“Highly responsive, professional, effective and timely.”
“Good option provided, proactive, and problem solver.”
Global Arbitration Review 9th edition (2016)
A client praised Rakesh for his “professional and efficient service".
Singapore Business Review
Singapore’s 70 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2016 – Listed lawyer