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RHT Law congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd. on being appointed as corporate secretarial agent for Renewable Energy Asia Group

October 6, 2011
RHT Law congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd. on being appointed as the corporate secretarial agent by Renewable Energy Asia Group Limited (“REA”), a Catalist listed company. REA was incorporated in Bermuda and was listed in Catalist in 2008. REA is an integrated renewable energy company specialising in investments in wind power generation and associated infrastructure, with access to both onshore and offshore wind resource reserves. Mr Chew Kok Liang and Ms Sally Loh have been appointed as the Company Secretaries with effect from 5 October 2011. RHT Capital Pte. Ltd. has been the appointed continuing sponsor of REA since 8 September 2011.
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RHT Law appointed sole Singapore member of Interlex

September 28, 2011
RHT Law LLP has been officially appointed as the newest member of The Interlex Group. As the exclusive Singapore member of Interlex, RHT Law joins a network of leading law firms around the world to provide a complete range of international legal and business services to clients. With the admission to Interlex, RHT Law's Managing Partner Tan Chong Huat comments: "The nomination and support of the Interlex Board is a testament to the dedication and caliber of our lawyers and legal professionals. I am excited at the opportunity presented to further our goal to be a local international law firm, and look forward to working closely with the Interlex member firms to further our business, our clients' business, and the interests of Interlex as a whole." The Interlex Group® is an association of leading law firms around the world that cooperate to provide a complete range of international legal and business services to clients. Since its founding in 1973, Interlex® has grown and prospered. Interlex members take great pride in the quality and promptness of the services they provide, and attribute such high standards to the strict criteria employed in the selection of member firms. Interlex currently consists of 45 firms, across 145 cities in 58 countries.
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“It’s about doing something meaningful with my time”

September 14, 2011
RHT Law's Partner, Azman Jaafar, was recently featured in cyberpioneer (the Internet version of the SAF's monthly magazine, PIONEER) in its article titled "MINDEF thanks its volunteers". He was presented a certificate by Dr Ng Eng Hen during MINDEF's appreciation dinner, in recognition of his appointment as Chairman of the Executive Committee of SAFRA Jurong Clubhouse, and to the Management Committee of SAFRA for a term of two years. When asked about what motivates him to give of his time, he replies: "It's about doing something meaningful with my time - If I can play a part in furthering the interest of a group as large as the Operationally-ready NSmen fraternity, it's a worthwhile objective to achieve." Apart from this, Azman was awarded a Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat, PBM) by the President of the Republic of Singapore in 2007 in recognition of his volunteer and contribution as a councillor with Northeast Community Development Council (CDC). He was also recently awarded the Long Service Award from Northeast CDC.
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RHT Law establishes book prize for NUS Faculty of Law

September 8, 2011
RHT Law has pledged S$15,000 in sponsorship of the "Corporate Finance Law and Practice in Singapore" elective under the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore. The RHT Law LLP Prize in Corporate Finance Law and Practice in Singapore is valued at S$1000 each, and will be awarded to the best performing student in the elective in the academic year. The book prize is the first of many intended scholarships and prizes to be sponsored by the firm as part of our contribution back to society.
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Sponsor for the SIET golf invitational 2011

September 8, 2011
RHT Law is one of the proud sponsors for the Singapore Indian Education Trust (SIET) golf invitational on 23rd September 2011 at the Orchid Country Club. The proceeds of this event will go towards giving underprivileged children the needed education that will serve them a lifetime. SIET helps students by offering bursaries, academic achievement awards and scholarships as well as interest free loans to pay their school fees.
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RHT Law welcomes new additions to the team

September 5, 2011
RHT Law warmly welcomes our new Equity Partner, Mr John Wang as well as Legal Associate Ms Chong Li Lian into RHT Law's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. Mr Wang and Ms Chong have joined us from Robert Wang & Woo. Mr Wang has been in practice for about 13 years and his main area of practice is in commercial litigation and arbitration. He has acted for multi-national companies, public listed companies, a major property REIT, private companies and private individuals.
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RHT Law announces co-operation with leading international law practice group

September 3, 2011
RHT Law has signed a Co-operation Agreement with Taylor Wessing, a leading international law practice group, to establish a co-operation for the provision of legal services in South East Asia. The cooperation will connect the Firm with Taylor Wessing's international network and global legal expertise. Taylor Wessing offers an integrated service across the full range of practice areas, with core strengths in corporate, finance, real estate, IP and private wealth. Taylor Wessing is driven by where the industries of tomorrow are growing the fastest and is active in Technology, Communications & Brands, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Financial Institutions & Services, Real Estate & Infrastructure, and Energy & Environment. Tan Chong Huat, Managing Partner of RHT Law, comments: "The relationship with Taylor Wessing forms a network of over 800 lawyers working across 14 offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and opens up immense opportunities for our clients and us internationally. We are confident that this cooperation will enable us to internationalise our business, enhance our core strengths and seize the opportunities in this dynamic region."
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Silver sponsor for 11th Teen Challenge Charity Golf 2011

August 26, 2011
RHT Law is proud to be the Silver sponsor for the 11th Teen Challenge Charity Golf 2011 event on 30th September 2011. In doing so, the Firm plays her part to aid offenders, ex-offenders, troubled teens and families in rebuilding their lives. Under the care and support from sponsors of Teen Challenge (Singapore), marginalised offenders, ex-offenders, teens and families are better able to assimilate back into the community. RHT Law is dedicated to giving back to society and is glad to play a part in such causes.
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RHT Law congratulates RHT Capital Pte. Ltd. on obtaining approval from the SGX as a continuing sponsor

August 26, 2011
RHT Law congratulates RHT Capital Pte. Ltd. on obtaining the approval-in-principle (AIP) as a continuing sponsor on Catalist from the Singapore Exchange (SGX), with effect from 26th August 2011. Partners Lawrence Wong and Billy Lau have also received the AIP as Registered Professionals under RHT Capital.
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RHT Law organises first media cocktail

August 3, 2011
RHT Law hosted members of the media at a cocktail session on the 2nd of August 2011, at the Singapore Cricket Club. The event was attended by more than 10 members of the press who were eager to hear more about the directions forward for RHT Law, as well as her future plans. Managing Partner Tan Chong Huat stressed that RHT Law is not a new law firm but comprised senior and experienced lawyers. She is led by her 5 Senior Partners and is a people centric, caring, and business driven firm. Striving to be a local international law firm, RHT Law will work with international law firms to expand the offering of international capabilities and networks to clients.
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