Jurisdiction - Singapore
Former Attorney-General Appointed As Non-Executive Chairman Of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP.

22 January, 2015


RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP have the appointment of former Attorney-General Professor Walter Woon SC as the Non-Executive Chairman and a Senior Consultant of the Firm. As the Non-Executive Chairman and a Senior Consultant, Professor Woon will strengthen the Firm’s capabilities and scholarship in its various areas of legal practice including corporate and securities law, whilst providing counsel and leadership to the Firm and its management board.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP Managing Partner Mr. Tan Chong Huat said, “The appointment of Professor Walter Woon – one of Singapore’s top legal minds – as the Non-Executive Chairman of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP will be very significant for our Firm. Professor Woon’s high standing in the academic, legal, political and diplomatic communities as well as his professional integrity and reputation will provide transformational leadership to the Firm, guide and help us to fulfill our ambition to be the leading international firm in Asia with Singapore origins.”
“Professor Woon’s extensive knowledge, experience and leadership will also significantly add to our Firm’s capabilities as it continues to provide highly sophisticated and diversified legal and professional services to clients in the Asia-Pacific region. We are grateful, privileged and honoured to have Professor Walter Woon join us as our Non-Executive Chairman and as a Senior Consultant.”
Professor Walter Woon said, “It is with great pleasure that I accept the chairmanship of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP. I look forward to contributing to the Firm’s endeavours throughout the ASEAN region and internationally, and to helping the Firm achieve its ambitious goals for the coming years.”
“As a leading local international law firm, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP will also allow me to stay close to the practice of the law as well as provide real life practice issues to benefit my students at NUS and SILE.”

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