Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global
Dispute Resolution: Litigation 2023 – Band 4; Recognised Practitioner in 2020
"I regard Siraj very well, and I think he is an excellent lawyer who has handled very prominent cases."
Siraj Omar SC is a well-regarded commercial litigator who attracts plenty of praise from market source, with one describing him as "very practical and a great lawyer," and another noting he is "very talented and a very good litigator."
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Dispute Resolution 2023 – Leading Individual for 4 consecutive years
International Arbitration 2023 – Recommended Lawyer for 3 consecutive years
‘Siraj Omar SC assisted us in the setting aside of an arbitral award, at the Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal. We are very happy with the outcome, professionalism and level of service.’
“Siraj Omar SC is a leading light and a juggernaut in the industry.”
Sources say, “‘I have worked with the following individual(s) in international arbitration… Siraj Omar SC is very competent.’”
The Legal 500 said that Siraj “provides additional firepower in banking and insolvency disputes” and describes him as 'a formidable litigator'.
Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific
Commercial and Transactions 2023 – Litigation Star for 4 consecutive years
Insolvency 2020 – Litigation Star
“Siraj Omar SC assisted us in the setting aside of an arbitral award, at the Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal. We are very happy with the outcome, professionalism and level of service. They provided timely, commercially useful and clear advice. They are also very user-friendly, and are proactive in proposing solutions that are creative and strategic in nature. They know arbitration and court work well. They are also very professional, polished, and give a very high quality of service.”
“Siraj gives timely and spot on advice, has commercial solutions and has successful outcomes in court.”
“Siraj is very experienced in terms of the types of transaction that we are having trouble with and also he has a great track record on cross-border disputes.”
asialaw Leading Lawyers
Dispute Resolution 2023/2024 – Elite Practitioner
Dispute Resolution 2023 – Distinguished Practitioner for 4 consecutive years
“Siraj provides timely, commercially useful and clear advice. He is also very user-friendly, and is proactive in proposing solutions that are creative and strategic in nature. He knows arbitration and court work well. He and his team are also very professional, polished and give a very high quality of service.”
A client praised Siraj for being “Very knowledgeable. Good disposition. Acts in the client's best interests. Good rapport with other lawyers. Good strategist.”
Best Lawyers International: Singapore
Arbitration and Mediation 2024 – Endorsed individual for 4 consecutive years
Litigation 2024 – Endorsed individual for 2 consecutive years
Who’s Who Legal
Thought Leader Guide: Commercial Litigation 2023 – Thought Leader
Global Guide: Commercial Litigation 2022 – Recommended Lawyer for 2 consecutive years
National Guide: Southeast Asia - Arbitration 2022 – Recommended Lawyer for 2 consecutive years
National Guide: Southeast Asia - Litigation 2022 – Recommended Lawyer for 2 consecutive years
“Siraj ranks among the very elite of practitioners for his expert litigation on complex and difficult commercial cases.”
“Siraj is internationally renowned for his practice which focuses on high-value commercial litigation in the arenas of fraud, insurance and professional negligence.”
Siraj receives a widespread praise from sources who applaud his ability to provide “strong, practical advice about whatever the situation or outcome from the courts”.