June 20, 2012

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing strengthens practice with key partner hires

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has brought to its ranks two new Partner hires, together with their support teams– veteran shipping lawyer Mr Govindarajalu Asokan, and general litigation lawyer Ms Mimi Oh, in a move to strengthen her Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. Mr Asokan joins RHTLaw Taylor Wessing as a Partner. Widely regarded as a leader in Admiralty and Shipping Law, Govind brings with him, 33 years of experience in commercial and shipping litigation, arbitration, insurance, tax, banking, domestic and international business transactions. He has published numerous papers on a variety of topics such as marine insurance fraud, powers of arbitrators, oil pollution, banking secrecy, product liability and tax benefits of Singapore-registered vessels. He was also conferred the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat, PBM) in 2004. Ms Oh, who has 18 years of practising experience, joins as a Partner for RHTLaw Taylor Wessing. Prior to this, she ran her own practice under the name of Mimi Oh & Associates. Her main areas of practice include general litigation, alternative dispute resolution and commercial arbitration. Throughout her career, she has dealt with disputes from various perspectives, worked on matters involving employment, matrimonial, civil, criminal, construction and insolvency, and represented a vast range of clientele including individuals, corporate bodies, management corporations, developers, contractors and professionals, and the Law Society of Singapore. With them on board, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has a total of 31 Partners, 2 Consultants and 27 Associates and Legal Managers*.   *Lawyers not called to Singapore bar but qualified to practice in their respective jurisdictions
June 20, 2012

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory on being appointed by Jackspeed

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory on being appointed as the corporate secretarial agent by Jackspeed Corporation Limited ("Jackspeed"), a Mainboard Listed Company. Jackspeed was established on 15 January 1993 and was listed on the Mainboard of SGX-ST on 19 November 2003. The Group is a specialist manufacturer of custom-fitted leather trim for automotive seats, and a supplier of leather wrapping for interior parts such as steering wheels, consoles and shift knobs.  Headquartered in Singapore, the Group has manufacturing facilities in Singapore,  Malaysia and Thailand. Jackspeed had completed its acquisition of 60% of the entire issued and paid-up capital of Index Credit Pte Ltd on 31 August 2011. RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Corporate & Securities Partner, Mr Chew Kok Liang has been appointed as the Company Secretary with effect from 18 January 2012.
June 1, 2012

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as sponsor for Goldtron Limited

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as the Sponsor for Goldtron Limited with effect from 1 June 2012. Goldtron Limited is a catalist listed company and its Group’s principal activities are that of electronic manufacturing services and marketing and distribution of electronic components. RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Corporate and Securities Partner, Mr Billy Lau, is the appointed Registered Professional for Goldtron Limited.
May 30, 2012

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as sponsor for KLW Holdings Limited

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as the Sponsor for KLW Holdings Limited with effect from 30 May 2012. KLW Holdings Ltd and its Group’s business includes door manufacturing and distribution to various Continents in Europe, Asia, Middle East and U.S.A. The Group has manufacturing bases in Malaysia and China. On the home front, the Group supplies quality doors for The Wharf Residence, Waterfront Key, Sophia Residence, The Minton, and a list of other residential properties.