PDLegal LLC Recognised as a Firm to Watch for Shipping, Fintech, and Financial Services Regulatory by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023

January 17, 2023

PDLegal LLC: Recognized for Shipping, Fintech, and Regulatory

12 January 2023

Singapore – PDLegal LLC is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognised by Legal 500 as a Firm to Watch for Shipping, Fintech, and Financial Services Regulatory by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023. Particular mention was given to PDLegal LLC for its major focus on shipping and admiralty matters, and its active involvement in charterparty and bill of lading cases, and casualty disputes.

The Legal 500 is a leading directory of law firms which analyses the capabilities of law firms across the world in over 150 jurisdictions. It conducts a comprehensive research program which is revised and updated every year to provide an up-to-date vision of the global legal market.

The Legal 500 also highlighted the contribution of the firm’s Managing Partner, Peter Doraisamy. Peter is an experienced name in the shipping and admiralty area, with the team was augmented by the recruitment of Cathryn Neo as a partner.

In addition, the firm’s fintech practice, led by the arrival of Mike Chiam in early 2020, is also recognised for its focus on blockchain, cryptocurrency, and payment services. Particularly, Legal 500 notes that, besides its capabilities in regulatory and compliance, the firm is well placed to handle fintech fundraising and token purchase agreements.

“We are grateful to be recognized by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 as a Firm to Watch for Shipping, Fintech, and Financial Services Regulatory. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team and would not be possible without the support of our clients and peers,” said Managing Partner, Peter Doraisamy.


About PDLegal LLC

PDLegal LLC was established in January 2017. Within a span of six years, the firm has grown into a full-service independent Singapore law firm with a growing regional practice.

Its practice areas include maritime and international trade disputes, commercial & civil litigation, corporate transactions, criminal law, insurance, employment law, funds’ establishment, fintech and finreg, insolvency and restructuring, international and domestic arbitration as well as private client disputes and advisory.

The firm also has particular expertise in industries such as maritime, construction, fintech, cryptocurrency, investment funds and oil and gas. The firm has been growing its regional offerings, having set up its China, India and Thailand desks to facilitate its legal services offered to clients in these jurisdictions.


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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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