The firm’s Employment Practice recognises the challenge of navigating the legal complexities in a constantly evolving employment landscape. We have extensive business experience in offering strategic and practical advice on both contentious and non-contentious employment issues.View Our Notable Cases
Navigating Singapore’s evolving employment landscape is challenging for both corporates and individuals. Our Employment team acts for both corporates and C-suite executives and has extensive commercial experience in advising on the full spectrum of employment law related matters.
For our corporate clients, we recognise the need to strike a balance between legal complexities and practical solutions. Our employment team is committed to providing quality, commercially wise counsel on a wide range of issues, including the drafting of corporate employment policies, employee compensation and benefits such as Employee Share Option Schemes (ESOS) and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP), management of restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and redundancy situations, data privacy, and corporate governance.
By choosing to instruct us, you can expect a level of sophistication, expertise, and commercial insight that few other law firms can expect to deliver in matters relating to employment law in Singapore.
Our C-suite clients trust us to represent them in employment disputes such as wrongful dismissal and termination. We also support them in non-contentious matters such as negotiating their contracts and advising them on their rights and obligations relating to restrictive covenants, including non-compete/non-solicitation and restraint of trade clauses.
We have a reputation for working with CEOs, founders, board members, senior executives, and key employees who are going up against large corporations, providing practical employment law advice to manage their personal employment law needs.
We help you understand your rights and obligations, provide strategic options, and obtain practical outcomes in situations of extreme stress or reputational risk.
Our team advises on a full range of matters, which includes the following:
We operate across all sectors, from financial services to healthcare, manufacturing, and construction. Our employment lawyers have a high success rate and significant experience advising our clients, who regularly ask us to act against large employers.
PDLegal LLC has been recognised as a recommended firm in The Straits Times’ survey on Singapore’s Best Law Firms for 2021 under the Maritime & Shipping practice category.
The Straits Times, together with international market researcher Statista, conducted the first-ever survey to identify Singapore’s best law firms in 15 different areas of legal practice.View All Awards
Raghunath Peter Doraisamy is the Managing Partner of PDLegal LLC. Peter specialises in shipping and maritime law and complex litigation.
In October 2017, Andrew was featured as one of “Asia’s brightest young legal minds under 40 years of age making waves” by Asian Legal Business.
Lakshman is an Indian-qualified lawyer registered as a foreign lawyer in Singapore. He has 24 years of experience and leads the firm’s India desk.
Mike’s main areas of practice include Commercial and Corporate Advisory (Mergers & Acquisitions, Fundraising, VCCs), Financial Services Regulatory (Private Equity/Venture Capital Funds, Private Equity and Fintech), and Technology and Digital Business Services.
Gabriel is a litigator and dispute resolution lawyer. Gabriel’s main area of practice is commercial and corporate litigation with an emphasis on insolvency and restructuring, fraud and investigations, and international arbitration.
Gerard’s main areas of practice include fraud and asset recovery, commercial disputes, financial services law and regulation and shipping litigation.
Mato’s practice areas encompass civil and commercial litigation, criminal litigation (white-collar and general crime), employment law and other advisory work
Cathryn is a dual-qualified international disputes lawyer in our International Arbitration and China Practices. Her main practice areas are international arbitration, litigation, insolvency and restructuring, and mediation.
Daniel’s areas of practice include fraud and asset recovery, commercial disputes, and white-collar investigations.
Josiah graduated from the University of Sheffield (UK) with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2016 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2018.
Amanda is an associate in the Investment Funds and Corporate Advisory practice.
Nicholas’ practice areas encompass financial services regulatory and corporate advisory.
Kieran assists the partners of the firm on commercial and civil litigation matters, shipping related matters, general corporate practice, and criminal matters.
Tricia graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws Second Class Honours (Upper) 2020. She was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2021.
Kashib graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2020 with a Bachelor of Laws, Second Class Honours (Upper).
Yzabel assists fee earners in complex disputes and transactions. She also handles research on complex areas of law and novel issues.
Sashni graduated from the University of the West of England with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 2018 (1st Class Honours) and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2019.
Jia Min graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Laws. She also has a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) from the University of Adelaide.
Glenn graduated from the University of Bristol with a Bachelor of Laws (Second Class Honours, First Division). Glenn aspires to be called to the Singapore Bar in 2022.
We know what’s at stake, and our lawyers ready for you – if you would like to speak to us for more information, please contact our client services team who will be happy to assist.