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Trade and Energy Expertise

International Trade Practice

Our international trade practice covers both contentious and advisory work. Our lawyers have a strong background in dispute resolution, including disputes relating to the international sale of goods and services, trade finance and insurance, shipping and logistics, conflicts of law and jurisdictional issues. We also regularly advise our clients on various regulatory and compliance issues as the need arises.

Having acquired in-depth knowledge of the industry, our lawyers are well-placed to advise our clients on a wide range of matters.

Our Main Areas of Practice

Energy & Resources

In association with Hugh Fraser Consulting International, a specialist consulting and legal services provider, we assist our clients in the energy and water sectors to expand successfully across international markets with a focus on the ASEAN region.

Our Main Areas of Practice

  • Onshore & Offshore Energy & Resources
  • Statutory & Contractual Regimes
  • Exploration
  • Production
  • International Local Partner Agreements (ILPA) Solutions
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Asset Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Capital Market & Commercial Bank Financing

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A diverse and dynamic group of industry-leading lawyers committed to helping you solve your challenges.

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Meet the Team

A diverse and dynamic group of industry-leading lawyers committed to helping you solve your challenges.

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Recent cases and news

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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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Meet the Team

A diverse and dynamic group of industry-leading lawyers committed to helping you solve your challenges.

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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.

  • 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. 

  • Gursharn Singh

    Counsel

    Gursharn graduated from the Singapore Management University’s Juris Doctor programme in 2017 and was called to the Singapore Bar in August 2018. Prior to pursuing a career in law, Gursharn was a diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Gursharn’s practice focus is on litigation and arbitration. He has acted for individuals and companies in a myriad of matters ranging from complex international arbitrations to civil and commercial disputes at all levels of the Singapore courts.
    He has advised clients on, amongst other things, construction, employment, tortious, contractual, insurance, corporate and compliance matters. His approach to the law has been grounded on providing sound, practical advice and to advocate for his clients’ rights robustly.

  • 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

    Counsel (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 advises and represents clients in industry sectors, such as, shipping, technology and telecommunication, aviation and defence, and oil and natural gas.

  • Elizabeth Wong

    Associate

    Elizabeth Wong Profile

    Elizabeth’s main areas of practice include civil and commercial litigation, criminal litigation.

  • 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.

  • Worawit Nitiborrirak

    Associate

    Worawit’s main areas of practice include civil and commercial litigation, criminal litigation, data privacy law and other regulatory compliance related work.

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Our Office

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

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    [email protected]

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    (65) 6220 0325

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    (65) 6220 0392

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

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    Let's Get In Touch

    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