China: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms) 2021: Listed as expert based abroad for 4 consecutive years
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: Domestic Firms - Foreign Expert (China) 2021 for 2 consecutive years
A client is impressed by Randolph’s "ability to correctly analyse every issue presented before him," adding that he can "pre-empt the action and the next course of action by the opposition." – Chambers Global 2021
“Randolph Khoo heads the firm's Greater China desk and is a highly experienced arbitration counsel. He is especially noted for his expertise advising on China-related arbitrations, including those run under CIETAC rules.” – Chambers Global 2020
“Singapore-based Randolph Khoo leads the firm's Greater China and India dispute resolution desks. He has extensive international arbitration experience, with particular experience in cases involving Chinese parties brought before CIETAC and SIAC” – Chambers Global 2020
Sources say, “His attention to detail and his ability to pinpoint and recall minute facts is amazing"
"He never fails to provide me with the clarification that I need, even at odd hours."
Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Singapore) 2021 – Band 4 for 4 consecutive years
Randolph Khoo is applauded by clients for his "meticulous, systematic and detail-oriented approach to every issue presented before him." He is experienced in cross-border litigation and is also considered an expert in family disputes.
Randolph Khoo handles corporate and family disputes and is particularly well known for the latter. One client comments: “He has no hesitation to call it like it is, and I respect and appreciate that honesty and forthrightness that I need from an external legal adviser.”
"a sound and fierce litigator who doesn't give up"
"He is not only proactive, but would respond to all wild allegations put forth by the plaintiff with very comprehensive facts addressing the issues at large."
“Leader of a ‘very accessible and efficient’ team, who is ’well versed in international arbitration, willing to listen and extremely business-oriented’."
“Randolph Khoo of Drew & Napier LLC in Singapore heads the firm's Greater China dispute resolution team and regularly represents Chinese clients in disputes administered under CIETAC and other institutional rules. He attracts particular praise for his depth of research and mastery of complex documentation.”
The Asia Pacific Legal 500
Dispute Resolution 2021 – Recommended lawyer for 4 consecutive years
International Arbitration 2021 – Recommended lawyer for 3 consecutive years
‘Randolph showed leadership on how he would present the facts across to the arbitrator and asked if there were gaps to be closed.‘
'induces lateral thinking and alternative perspectives to many issues' and has 'an amazing ability to diffuse any tension and provide clarity to legal arguments’
‘a go-to practitioner for China and Russia-related cases’
‘an outstanding lawyer’, ‘stands tall in the land of giants’
"[Randolph Khoo] argues the case very effectively"
Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2021 edition
Sources say, “The dispute resolution team led by Mr Randolph Khoo is not only efficient in providing the absolute best of its abilities to support clients like me, but its in-depth understanding of legal nuances is also certainly second to none. As a client, I also fully appreciate that the firm is honest, astute and organised.”
“In the arena of legal counsels, even though Randolph does not hold the title of a senior counsel, Randolph certainly stands tall in the land of giants. As a client, l can truthfully give feedback without any hesitation that the extent of professionalism displayed by Randolph is highly commendable and here is a very quick summary of some of his exceptional strengths and qualities: To correctly—and spot on—analyse every issue presented before him and to pre-empt the next course of action by the opposition; meticulous, systematic and detail-oriented approach to every issue presented before him; to diffuse my anxiety … and to be able to recall minute facts, which is most amazing and awesome, especially with how Randolph was able to use it to his advantage in the courtroom and corner every single contradictory statement of evidence given in court against the mountains of documents … The awesome feeling of seeing how Randolph conducted himself in the courtroom is something that l will treasure for a long time to come.”
Best Lawyers International: Singapore (2022 edition)
Arbitration and Mediation – Endorsed individual for 9 consecutive years
International Arbitration – Endorsed individual for 4 years (2017-2020 edition)
Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021 edition
Dispute Resolution Star – Commercial and Transactions, International Arbitration, Family and Matrimonial for 3 consecutive years
“Very thorough and extremely hardworking and dedicated lawyer.”
“Excellent control over the organisation of the entire process, deep personal knowledge.”
“Very efficient, highly competent, sincere, hardworking, conscientious, dedicated, knowledgeable and a gentleman.”
“Randolph Khoo was very effective in putting across the arguments for our client and his submissions were appreciated by the Arbitral team. He was able to earn the appreciation of the presiding arbitrator. The team had put in excellent written submissions and the same was found convincing. Nothing could be found lacking in the efforts put in by the team of Randolph.”