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.
January 29, 2013

Taylor Wessing launches Synapse

The Taylor Wessing Group has launched Synapse, an international online portal providing legal and commercial updates and analysis for the Life Sciences industry. These are challenging times for companies in the Life Sciences sector as it undergoes a period of intense transformation, facing ever-increasing levels of regulation and having to respond quickly to developments in order to remain competitive. With an in-depth knowledge of the sector and an international client base ranging across the entire industry, our Life Sciences group are ideally placed to identify and communicate emerging trends, ensuring our clients remain ahead of sector developments. The new Synapse microsite will not only provide details on these developments, but it will include useful analysis and a toolkit to provide practical help to guide businesses in the sector. The Synapse microsite can be accessed through this link: http://www.taylorwessing.com/synapse/ RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Group is led by our Managing Partner, Mr Tan Chong Huat.
January 23, 2013

Updates on English Law by One Essex Court

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing hosted a seminar by English barristers and Queen Counsels from One Essex Court on 17 January 2013. The speakers presented on topics relating to interesting and developing areas of English law and arbitration procedure. Some of the topics covered include: Recent developments in English contract law (2) Contractual damages by Nicholas Strauss QC Contractual construction and rectification by Richard Gillis QC Entire agreement clauses and contractual estoppel: ‘Springwell’ by Henry Forbes Smith           In addition to our Partners and lawyers, a number of invited senior in-house counsels from banks and financial institutions attended the talk. The session also provided an excellent opportunity for the participants to connect with the Barristers and Queen Counsels in their chambers.