We have a long history of providing legal advice to regional and international clients working throughout Southeast Asia and elsewhere across the globe. Our Singapore team offers a full range of legal services, operating as one fully integrated group within our broader Asia practice to help clients realise their strategic, commercial and operational goals.
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Our clients in Singapore include multinational enterprises, emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies and manufacturers of a wide array of goods as well as financial services institutions. We pride ourselves on being friendly, approachable and responsive.
Reflecting our diverse client base, we have lawyers in Singapore who are fluent in a wide range of Asian languages and dialects in addition to English, including Bahasa Indonesia, Malay, Mandarin, Mongolian, Cantonese, Hokkien, Thai, Hindi and Filipino
For the ninth consecutive year, DLA Piper earned the top legal advisor ranking globally for overall M&A deal volume in 2018, according to Mergermarket’s league tables. DLA Piper was also ranked number one by Thomson Reuters in its 2018 M&A deal volume ranking. With these results, DLA Piper consolidates its position as a leading global legal advisor.
In 2018 Asian Legal Business shortlisted DLA Piper for three awards at the Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Law Awards. These included our Singapore office being shortlisted for M&A Deal of the Year, and Oscar Franklin Tan, Senior Associate from our Singapore office being recognised as a candidate for Young Lawyer of the Year.
In 2018 we advised Experian, the Dublin-based global information services company and other investors on the US$28 million Series C investment in Singapore-based C88 Financial Technologies Group. This was one of the largest venture capital Series C fintech rounds in Southeast Asia. The transaction involved multiple jurisdictions including the US and Southeast Asia.
In January 2019 we strengthened further our Corporate and Finance offering with the appointment of Philip Lee as a partner in our Corporate practice, based in Singapore. Luke Gannon, our Head of Corporate, Asia, stated: “Philip’s hire is part of our continued investment in Singapore, a key financial hub for South East Asia.”
“You need to be bold to face every challenge, and courageous enough to start again if you don’t succeed the first time. Never give up.”
— Property & Workplace Manager
At DLA Piper we strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients. We believe that great businesses can make a better world. That’s why we work hard to achieve the best results for our clients, wherever they do business, and for our people, wherever they work.
We’ve created a culture where every voice counts and every success is recognised. And in the face of fundamental changes in the legal industry, we’re redefining the structure and approach of the traditional law firm.
We’ve created a culture that encourages and values individual choice and opportunity, combined with inclusion and teamwork. We give, we share and encourage you to do the same.
Our culture is always open and always honest, strengthened by the four values we live every day: Be Supportive; Be Collaborative; Be Bold; Be Exceptional.
At DLA Piper, innovation and challenging the status quo are the vital spark to how we think and what we do. Together, we create exceptional experiences, outcomes and growth for our clients and people.
We make this happen with a culture where you bring your passion and individuality to work every day. We want you to reach your full potential as part of a diverse, global team that thrives on collaboration, and seizing opportunities and commercial edge.