October 25, 2016

Clients pour in their well wishes for RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies at the 5th Anniversary celebration

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies thank all our esteemed clients and friends for their congratulatory messages as we celebrate our 5th Anniversary. We value each relationship and aim for greater success in the next five years and beyond.   It was an impressive display last night, not just of business achievement, but of comradeship among staff and Partners, which spoke well of good, well- balanced leadership. I was particularly touched by the emphasis on CSR. Dr Cheong Choong Kong, Former Chairman of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, Former Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airlines Congratulations on five years and a wonderful evening to celebrate the occasion.  The quality of the organisation can be seen in how well the Partners, team, and guests all enjoyed themselves. It was a great evening.  Long lasting companies are founded on great people and RHTLaw Taylor Wessing clearly has that piece. Looking forward to celebrating with the Firm in the decades to come.  Here is to continued success, growth and longevity. Tim Egold, Managing Director, Firgun Pte Ltd I was privileged to be one of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s early client. I was very impressed with the quality of professional advice and responsiveness to client's needs.  Together with the partnership with Taylor Wessing, law firms in the Firm’s ASEAN Plus Group, and expanded capabilities within the Group of Companies, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has positioned itself well to be the go-to professional outfit for businesses. The electrifying atmosphere at the 5th Anniversary dinner and the abundance of energy felt amongst its partners and staff certainly augurs well for RHTLaw Taylor Wessing for the next five years and beyond! I offer my heartfelt congratulations to all at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and look forward to a closer working relationship with the group! Kelvin Tan, Former Independent Director, WE Holdings Pte Ltd I congratulate RHT on the remarkable and impeccable star performance in the five years since its founding. This inaugural period undoubtedly marks the group's development and entrenchment in the region as a top-notch, world class, one-stop corporate services provider. I wish RHT even greater success and achievements in the years ahead. Yang Sy Jian, Former Research Director, UOB Kay Hian The amazing atmosphere of excellent display of digital images and powerful presentations truly reflect the adventurous and futuristic spirit of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and its Group of Companies. In the short span of five years, it has transformed the traditional concept of a law firm without sacrificing its core value. Congratulations on the firm’s 5th Anniversary and, more importantly, for creating a business friendly one stop law firm. " Goh Yeow Tin, Independent Director, Lereno Bio-Chem Ltd. Congratulations to RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies for a very successful five years. Their growth has been truly astonishing, a testimony to the dynamism of their multi-talented team. I look forward to seeing the next five years, which I’m certain will be their most exciting yet. Yang Eu Jin, Executive Director & General Counsel, Overseas Education Limited I thank you very much for hosting me at your delicious gala dinner. Congratulations on the excellent organising at such a prestigious place. The short visit at the Museum was very interesting. I enjoyed a lot being part of this very special 5th Anniversary and discovering a bit more about the spirit and the essence of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing. Wishing you all the best! Laurent Fabry, Director, Tereos Asia I would like to thank you for the invitation to join you celebrating five years of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing! Congratulations again – it was a wonderful event. It was with great pleasure meeting everyone. Katharina Ravens, Managing Director, German Centre for Industry and Trade Pte Ltd Congratulations on the 5th Anniversary of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the Gala Dinner Celebration. We were greatly honoured to be invited to join your celebration and to meet your colleagues and Senior Partners. We were very impressed by the tremendous growth and progress of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in a short span of five years. May your Group continue to grow, expand and become a global leader in the near future. Datuk Robert Chua T. C., B.B.M., D.M.S.M., O.St.J. Member ASHRAE, Executive Chairman, EFL Group Congrats on the successful and wonderful 5th Anniversary dinner for RHT. It’s an excellent platform to showcase RHT capabilities and growth within such a short time frame and also gave a chance to meet people. The thought that went into this event really showed! Great conversations, great people and great food. I enjoyed the night and thank you for hosting this event. I enjoyed meeting new people and building bridges across different units and professionals. It was great. John Ng, Business Development Director, Swee Hong Limited A team that plays hard together will stick together because of the memories of the good time together. RHT would not be anything if it did not take that first step together, five years ago. Let’s run together as the journey promises many positive surprises for the team. Team RHT: one great team moving in unison onwards and upwards. Yeo Nai Meng, Owner, Strategic Planning Services It was so heart-warming to see all colleagues, from the top of the legal profession to the well-loved office tea lady, coming together to celebrate this milestone in the journey together. May the same spirit guide RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in continuing to break new grounds! Ho Kee Sin, Advisor, 1st an Idea LLP I'm proud to be associated with RHT. Good presentations at the 5th Anniversary celebrations! Ang Miah Kiang, Independent Director, Soo Kee Group It was a very entertaining and inspirational 5th Anniversary celebration. Well done, RHT!  Mike Sim, CEO & Executive Chairman, Sinwa Limited RHT’s 5th Anniversary celebration was an eye opener. It is hard to believe the progress RHT has achieved within such a short span of five years. Dr Low Seow Chay, Independent Director, Hai Leck Holdings Limited
September 27, 2016

RHT Rajan Menon Foundation successfully registered as a charity in Singapore

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce that RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Ltd (“Foundation”) has been successfully registered as a charity in Singapore effective from 16 September 2016. Named after our Founder-Senior Consultant Rajan Menon, the Foundation acts as a vehicle through which our Firm and the RHT Group of Companies contribute to their charitable endeavours. In May this year, the RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Charity Golf 2016 helped to raise more than S$260,000 in support of WWF Singapore, The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund and National Gallery Singapore. In October 2016, the Foundation will be partnering with the Singapore Red Cross (“SRC”) as SRC’s title sponsor for a charity golf event to be held at the Orchid Country Club. For more information, please contact Senior Partner Tan Chong Huat and Partner Kaylee Kwok.
September 13, 2016

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies grieve with ASEAN Plus Group member firm Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners over the demise of Partner Harry Tjipta Prabawa

The Partners, Management and Staff of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies express their condolences to ASEAN Plus Group member firm Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (HPRP) over the loss of one of their leading lawyers, Partner Harry Tjipta Prabawa. Our thoughts and sympathies are with the his wife Vonny Julia and children, Matthew and Sarah. Please see below a statement issued by HPRP. HPRP Grieves the Loss of Partner Harry Tjipta Prabawa It is with deep regret and sorrow that the Partners, Management, and Staff of Hanafiah Ponggawa and Partners announce the passing of our Partner, Harry Tjipta Prabawa. Harry was a well respected lawyer who managed our International Trade Practice.  He was recognised as an expert in South-east Asia and was an expert consultant for projects which involved the World Trade Organisation, European Union, Indonesian Chamber of Commerce, and the Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia. Mr. Constant Marino Ponggawa, Managing Partner of HPRP said, “Harry was an outstanding lawyer, a man of integrity and boundless energy. He was a kind and warm man who loved his work and more importantly his lovely wife and children. We are sad to have a lost a brother but we are honoured to have served with him. Today, the Partners, Management, and Staff of the firm grieve the loss of a leading light of the firm.” Partner Harry Tjipta Prabawa was 41 and is survived by his beloved wife Vonny Julia and children Matthew and Sarah.
September 8, 2016

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation (Singapore) Limited on its successful registration as a charity in Singapore

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation (Singapore) Limited (“Foundation”) on its successful registration as a charity in Singapore effective from 25 August 2016. The vision and mission for which the Foundation is established include relief of poverty, community development, advancement of education, health, arts, heritage and science, as well as provision of aid, assistance and relief to voluntary welfare organisations.   For more information, please contact Partner Kaylee Kwok.