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Insolvency & Restructuring Law Firm

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Receiverships, Judicial Management & Schemes of Arrangement

We advise companies, creditors and other interested parties over the best course of action in an insolvency scenario. Our team leverages its strong commercial understanding to ensure that our clients are able to obtain the best possible value from insolvency regime tools such as receiverships, judicial management and schemes of arrangements.

We also assist our client in their application to the Court with respect to receiverships, judicial management and schemes.

Winding-Up & Liquidation

In a commercially volatile world, businesses may often undergo financial distress and companies may face a myriad of factors which may affect its ability to continue to operate. Our team ensures that in such instances, the rights and interests of our clients are protected, whether they may be creditors, shareholders or other interested parties.

We assist our clients in the winding-up proceedings and work closely with liquidators to ensure that the relevant statutory obligations are complied. We advise our clients and represent their interests in relation to a winding-up proceeding. Our focus here has always been to get the best possible value for our client.

Bankruptcy

Our team assists individuals with respect to debt recovery, personal debt restricting programs, such as the Debt Repayment Scheme and advises our client on how to restructure their debts. Our practice involves issuing statutory demands, application for bankruptcy and recovery and protection of assets. We also assist our clients in defending bankruptcy applications. Our experience in debtor-creditor issues provides our team a comprehensive understanding of bankruptcy law.

We also advise creditors in relation to their rights and in their application to the Court for bankruptcy. We represent both secured and unsecured creditors and leverage on our experience to create bespoke debt repayment packages for our clients.

Cross-Border Insolvencies

Cross-border insolvencies invariably involve complex multi-jurisdictional transactions and corporate structures. This requires coordination across multiple jurisdictions to ensure proper and seamless proceedings or restructuring.

Our team has experience in dealing with the myriad of factors that arise in a cross-border insolvency. We have advised companies as well as interested parties in the insolvency.

We leverage on our network to ensure multi-jurisdictional coordination to preserve assets and protect our clients’ rights. Our team also advises our clients regarding the recognition and enforcement of cross-border insolvencies, and aiding them to navigate the difficulties that arise out of multi-jurisdictions that is inherent in a cross-border insolvency.

Restructuring and Workouts

Our team’s expertise includes debt restructuring and workouts for creditors and debtor. By leveraging on our experience representing debtors and creditors, we have gleaned insights into the key considerations of either side. This has allowed our team to negotiate and implement deals that are of value to our clients. Our services extend to working with and advising creditors, independent financial advisors, auditors and accountants.

Asset Recovery & Investigation

We investigate misappropriation of assets, corporate fraud and misconduct. The proliferation of such incidences across territories requires close coordination between interested parties, regulatory authorities, enforcement agencies and private actors.

We assist out client throughout the process of investigation, asset-tracing and recovery. Our team has experience recovering assets in multiple jurisdictions leveraging on our global network of partner firms.

Our team utilises a variety of legislative and judicial tools to secure our client’s claims and advise our clients with the best possible strategy to ensure that our clients’ interests are protected.

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Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

PDLegal LLC is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Peter Doraisamy, has been recognised and ranked by Chambers & Partners (Asia Pacific 2023 for Shipping: Domestic: Litigation). The following quotes appear with Peter’s ranking: –

“Peter Doraisamy of PDLegal in Singapore is a noted shipping lawyer in the market. He handles a wide range of disputes, including ship grounding, cargo and fraud-related cases” – Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

“He is excellent in litigation. He has very good control of the case, collecting the right evidence and putting this into a very successful trial.” – Shipping Litigation Client

Chambers and Partners is the leading independent professional legal research company operating across 200 jurisdictions. Chambers and Partners delivers detailed rankings and insights into the world’s leading lawyers and law firms.

This ranking is a testimony to the expertise and experience of the Firm’s shipping practice and would not be possible without the support of our clients and friends.

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  • Peter Doraisamy

    Managing Partner

    “Peter is highly intelligent, with a keen awareness for issues. He often proposes simple, practical solutions for seemingly complex issues.”

    -Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2024

  • Gerard Quek

    Deputy Managing Partner

    Gerard Quek – Lawyer Profile

    Gerard’s main areas of practice include fraud and asset recovery, commercial disputes, financial services law and regulation and shipping litigation.

  • Nazim Khan

    Senior Partner

    Nazim Khan – Lawyer Profile

    Nazim specialises in complex high value Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration.

  • Andrew Lee Weiming

    Partner

    Andrew Lee Weiming – Lawyer Profile

    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.

  • Mato Kotwani

    Partner

    Mato Kotwani – Lawyer Profile

    Mato’s practice areas encompass civil and commercial litigation, criminal litigation (white-collar and general crime), employment law and other advisory work

  • Paul Papon Charoenpao

    Partner

    Paul Papon Charoenpao – Lawyer Profile

    Papon’s practice specializes in Financial Services, Venture Capital & Private Equity Funds, Mergers & Acquisitions, and other Corporate areas of laws.

  • Ling Wei Hong

    Partner

    Ling Wei Hong – Lawyer Profile

    Wei Hong is a dispute resolution specialist. His practice areas are Construction and Insurance.

  • Lakshman Shankar

    Partner, Head - India Desk

    Lakshman Shankar – Lawyer Profile

    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. 

  • Yzabel Dumaguing

    Counsel

    Yzabel Dumaguing – Lawyer Profile

    Yzabel’s main areas of practice are complex commercial and civil litigation (including cross-border commercial and corporate disputes), shipping, international arbitration and trade,  energy, natural resources & mining, and offshore.

  • Sathya Narayanan

    Counsel

    Sathya Narayanan – Lawyer Profile

    Sathya’s main areas of practice are civil and commercial litigation, restructuring and insolvency, and international arbitration.

  • Glenn Chua

    Counsel

    Glenn’s main areas of practice include fraud, asset recovery and investigations, complex commercial and cross-border disputes, restructuring and insolvency, international arbitration, and mediation. Glenn also specialises in white-collar criminal defence work.

  • Pranav Kamnani

    Associate (Registered Foreign Lawyer)

    Pranav’s main areas of practice include complex commercial and cross-border disputes, international arbitration, and advisory services, with a primary focus in disputes relating to joint-ventures, shareholder disputes and construction. Pranav also has an interest in industry sectors such as technology and telecommunication, aviation and defence, and oil and natural gas.

  • Pumpumm Chomchai

    Associate

    Pumpumm Chomchai – Lawyer Profile

    Over 5 years of experience as a lawyer in the Corporate / Commercial, Foreign Investments, M&A, and Emerging Technologies Practices.

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    Our Office

    • A:

      PDLegal LLC Advocates & Solicitors 1 Coleman Street #08-02 The Adelphi Singapore 179803

    • E:

      [email protected]

    • T:

      (65) 6220 0325

    • F:

      (65) 6220 0392

    • H:

      Mon - Fri : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      Sat : 8:30 am - 12:00 pm