PDLegal LLC Appoints Nazim Khan as Senior Partner

March 1, 2023

Nazim Khan Appointed Senior Partner at PDLegal LLC

For Immediate Release


PDLegal LLC is proud to announce the appointment of Nazim Khan as Senior Partner. With his extensive experience in complex high-value litigation and arbitration, Nazim brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the firm.

Nazim is an accomplished lawyer with over 25 years of experience in the legal profession. He has worked on numerous high-profile cases, including complex fraud and white-collar crime cases, as well as international arbitration matters. Nazim’s expertise in forensic investigation has been a valuable asset to clients seeking to uncover fraudulent activities. For example, he was counsel for an ex-Goldman Director in the 1MDB saga in relation to CMS charges in Malaysia as they related to Singapore. Another example, he recently acted successfully as lead counsel for the Defence in a 22-day trial with 16 witnesses (including 3 experts) in the High Court of Singapore in relation to allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation and unlawful means conspiracy relating to investments in a medical device company reported at [2021] SGHC 246.

In addition to his litigation and arbitration work, Nazim is also well-versed in corporate law. He has advised clients on a variety of corporate matters, including shareholders’ agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and asset and business purchases and sales.

“We are delighted to welcome Nazim to our firm as a Senior Partner,” said Peter Doraisamy, Managing Partner at PDLegal LLC. “His vast experience in litigation and arbitration, coupled with his expertise in corporate law, make him an invaluable addition to our team.”


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.

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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