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Arbitration Practice In Singapore

As true dispute resolution specialists, our International Arbitration Practice is committed to supporting our clients through all aspects of their disputes, from formulating their strategy, pre-arbitral stages, the conduct of arbitral proceedings, and the enforcement of arbitral awards. Our lawyers have substantial experience in both international and domestic arbitrations under the rules of major arbitral institutions.

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An Arbitration Practice With A Focus On Strategy

Our Arbitration Practice is well versed in the full suite of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options, ranging from mediation, expert determination, and arbitration. We have particular expertise in both international and domestic arbitration. Our team of true dispute resolution specialists is capable of representing and advising clients at every stage of their dispute, from the drafting of dispute resolution clauses in contracts to pre-dispute strategy, pre-arbitral stages (including negotiation and mediation), tribunal selection, arbitral proceedings, interim court applications, and award enforcement and challenges in court.

Our lawyers have represented numerous multinational clients in complex ad-hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings administered under the rules of major arbitral institutions such as the SIAC, HKIAC, CIETAC, ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, LMAA, and SCMA.

Our arbitration team is made up of lawyers qualified in various jurisdictions and fluent in numerous Asian languages. We draw on our specialist knowledge in industries such as corporate and commercial, construction, finance, energy and resources, and shipping and maritime industries to implement strategies that best support our client’s disputes. As seasoned advocates, our lawyers conduct their own advocacy both in arbitral proceedings and in court, bringing cost efficiencies to our clients.

Our lawyers are also thought leaders in the industry, having published and spoken on numerous arbitration topics at public conferences.

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Recognised as one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms, 2021

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.

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Our Notable Experiences Include

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  • Peter Doraisamy

    Managing Partner

    Raghunath Peter Doraisamy is the Managing Partner of PDLegal LLC. Peter specialises in shipping and maritime law and complex litigation.

  • Andrew Lee Weiming

    Partner

    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 Shankar

    Partner, Head - India Desk

    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 Chiam

    Partner

    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.

  • Kyle Gabriel Peters

    Partner

    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 Quek

    Partner

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

  • Mato Kotwani

    Partner

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

  • Cathryn Neo

    Partner

    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 Ling

    Counsel

    Daniel’s areas of practice include fraud and asset recovery, commercial disputes, and white-collar investigations.

  • Josiah Fong

    Senior Associate

    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 Goh

    Associate

    Amanda is an associate in the Investment Funds and Corporate Advisory practice.

  • Nicholas Kwa

    Associate

    Nicholas’ practice areas encompass financial services regulatory and corporate advisory.

  • Kieran Dhaliwal

    Associate

    Kieran assists the partners of the firm on commercial and civil litigation matters, shipping related matters, general corporate practice, and criminal matters.

  • Tricia Ong

    Associate

    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 Shareef Ahmad

    Associate

    Kashib graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2020 with a Bachelor of Laws, Second Class Honours (Upper).

  • Yzabel Dumaguing

    Legal Manager

    Yzabel assists fee earners in complex disputes and transactions. She also handles research on complex areas of law and novel issues.

  • Sashni Chelvam

    Paralegal

    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.

  • Eu Jia Min

    Paralegal

    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 Chua

    Paralegal

    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.

  • What our clients say

    “Very professional group of lawyers who can foresee problems and propose solid solutions that work. We were going against a large bank, so you can imagine our stress levels, but the PDLegal team pressed on, and with a carefully thought out strategy, we tackled not only the bank’s internal legal department, but also externally hired lawyers.“

    Founder, Venture Capital Firm

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