February 28, 2013

Partner awarded the ILO Client Choice Awards 2013 for Arbitration in Singapore

Mr John Wang, Partner of the Banking & Finance, Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice, is the recipient of the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards 2013 for the Arbitration category in Singapore. Established in 2005, the Client Choice Awards recognise those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for the awards focus on law firms' ability to add real value to their clients' business above and beyond the other players in the market. This year's recipients were chosen from more than 2,000 individual assessments received from corporate counsel worldwide. We congratulate John on being conferred this award.
February 25, 2013

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory on securing retainer mandate for Hock Lian Seng Holdings Limited

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory on its appointment as the corporate secretarial agent by Hock Lian Seng (“Hock Lian Seng” or “the Group”), a Listed Company with effect from 15 February 2013. Hock Lian Seng is one of the leading civil engineering group in Singapore, with an established track record of more than 40 years. The Group was listed on the Mainboard of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”) in December 2009. Established in 1969, Hock Lian Seng has undertaken and completed wide range of civil engineering projects for both the public and private sectors in Singapore. We carry out civil engineering works for bridges, expressways, tunnels, Mass Rapid Transit (“MRT”), port facilities, water and sewage facilities and other infrastructure works. The Group has successfully completed Kim Chuan Depot, one of the world’s largest underground depots with housing capacity for up to 77 trains, for the Circle Line in 2007. The major customers for the Group include government and government-related bodies of Singapore, such as the Land Transport Authority, Housing Development Board, PSA Singapore Terminals, Public Utility Board and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. The Group also procures and sells building material (concreting sand and aggregates) for building and construction purposes mainly for Singapore public sector contracts. The Group has added property investment and development activities in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors as principal activities. RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Corporate and Securities Partner, Mr Chew Kok Liang is the named Company Secretary for Hock Lian Seng.
February 19, 2013

Leading Lawyers in the 2013 / 23rd edition of the IFLR1000

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Managing Partner Mr Tan Chong Huat, and Partners Mr Lawrence Wong and Ms Ch’ng Li-Ling from the Corporate and Securities Practice have been recognised as “Leading Lawyers” in the 2013 / 23rd edition of the IFLR1000. IFLR1000 Leading Lawyers highlights the lawyers recommended by their ranked competitors and law firm clients during the IFLR1000 research process. It is a medium dedicated to promoting their expertise, ensuring that the buyers of legal services have further detail about the individuals that are growing and shaping the Practices at IFLR1000 Ranked Firms.
February 15, 2013

Recognised Firm in the 2013 / 23rd edition of the IFLR1000 for Capital Markets and M&A

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP is one of the “Recognised Firms” in the 2013 / 23rd edition of the IFLR1000 for Capital Markets and M&A. Conducted annually between February and June, the IFLR1000 research process incorporates face-to-face and telephone interviews with in-house, corporate counsel and private practice partners, deal information submissions, and third party sources. Rankings are awarded on the basis of the following qualitative criteria: complexity of deals, innovation, quality of service, and cross-border capability.