Jurisdiction - Singapore
Kennedys Builds On Singapore Presence With Joint Law Venture.
5 May 2015

Kennedys has confirmed its entering into a Joint Law Venture agreement with the Singapore firm, Legal Solutions LLC. The Singapore office will operate under the name of Kennedys Legal Solutions starting from 1 May 2015.


The Joint Law Venture will see a total of 30 lawyers operating from the Raffles Place office. It follows the recent hires of a seven lawyer aviation team in Singapore, headed by partner Peng Lim. The existing team of five partners and eleven lawyers, in Singapore, currently undertake insurance coverage and defence, marine and international trade and aviation work. Legal Solutions brings an additional seven directors and seven lawyers practising commercial litigation and arbitration, construction, marine, commercial property, and corporate work.


Nick Thomas, senior partner, says:


 “Recent changes to Singaporean law allowing Joint Law Ventures with international firms gave us the opportunity to tie up with Legal Solutions, significantly bolstering the services our Singapore office can offer our clients. International growth is very much on our agenda and this latest move in Asia is part of our long term plan to expand in the regions where clients need it.”

Kevin Kwek, Director of Legal Solutions, says:

“We are delighted to announce this agreement with Kennedys. We have known the firm for a number of years and have worked closely together on a wide range of client matters. Our practices complement each other well and the Joint Law Venture means that we are able to offer clients a far broader scope of services.”


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