Singapore

Singapore business skyline

Beyond its well-established role as a business hub for Asia, with its open economy, and efficient and highly competent judiciary, Singapore provides an ideal base for doing business in Asia

Our lawyers are well-connected in Singapore and across Asia, and regularly assist international clients with their legal needs in the UK as well as in other parts of Asia, including Singapore.

Marsans’ expertise in arbitration, litigation and in advising on commercial transactions, including commercial and residential property deals, makes it very well placed to assist both UK and Singapore-based clients with their legal needs.

Litigation and Arbitration – UK

English law is recognised internationally for providing commercially-sound and well-developed rules that can give parties certainty as to their contract, while the English courts are equally well recognised for the expertise of their judges in all types of international transactions. It is not uncommon for Singapore parties to international contracts to rely on the courts in England to enforce their rights. Our lawyers are able to assist in multiple areas of commercial litigation and arbitration with particular areas of expertise being: intellectual property, banking law, insurance and reinsurance law, civil fraud, construction, property disputes, energy, insolvency, shipping, international sales and international law.

  • Company/Shareholder disputes
  • Insurance/Reinsurance
  • Civil fraud
  • Construction
  • International sales
  • Property disputes
  • International law
  • Partnership disputes
  • Banking/Financial disputes
  • Corporate and personal insolvency
  • Energy
  • Shipping
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International investment arbitration

Litigation and Arbitration – Singapore

Singapore is recognised as a leading legal hub in Asia with an efficient and expert judiciary. It offers parties a neutral venue for resolving disputes whether through litigation, arbitration or mediation. Singapore’s reputation in this regard was enhanced by the creation of the Singapore International Commercial Court in 2015 where cases involving non-Singapore parties or subject-matter are heard. With rapidly growing economies, Asian countries are attracting substantial foreign investment, a significant part of which is routed through Singapore.

Asian contracting parties are also more frequently choosing Singapore law to govern their contracts or choosing Singapore as the venue for any dispute resolution proceedings. With strong connection to the Singapore bar and lawyers across Asia, Marsans can successfully guide you through the dispute resolution process in Singapore as well as other Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Singapore Lawyers
Singapore business district people crossing
Set at the crossroads of Asia, traversing the world’s busiest shipping lanes, Singapore is a gateway for trade and investment with Asia.
Singapore Cargo ships
Bangkok business district
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Skyline

Commercial transactions – Singapore and Southeast Asia

Trade and investment in Asia will be key factors in the global economy for the coming decades. Chinese investments in Asia, including through China’s Belt and Road Initiative, are key drivers of Asia’s economic growth.

We can assist with establishing and developing a business in Singapore as well as providing advise on the investment climate in Asian countries more generally. Our network across Asia is expanding and we committed to delivering effective and ‘fit for purpose’ solutions for your business needs in Singapore and across Asia.

Our services cover:

  • Company/Commercial
  • Expert Reports
  • Loan Agreements
  • Corporate/Business Immigration

Commercial transactions – UK

Marsans regularly assists overseas clients with their business needs in the UK from establishing their business to advising on their deals. Additionally we have a particular expertise in assisting clients seeking to invest in the UK property market. We can help not just with navigating the procedural requirements but also with broader strategy for penetrating the UK market.

Singapore Law Specialists

What clients say

  • “Over the years we have instructed Pravin we have found him to be a true professional. He explains all aspects of the case clearly and in terms which is easy to understand. He keeps us updated on the progress of our cases and at all times he has kept his focus on the best interests of our business”.

    Mansell McTaggart

  • “So far you are always bringing me good news”.

    Tiho Strbac

  • I cannot thank you (Jikoa Monu) enough for all your hard work and expertise in our recent need of a business contract ‘drawing up’. As time was very limited, you still managed to complete in time; allowing everything to run smoothly.

    Kind regards, Susan

  • Marsans are very approachable, friendly and efficient. They accomplish their results with the utmost in professionalism.

    Siraj Deane

  • “Kumar is an outstanding lawyer who demonstrates tremendous understanding and empathy with his clients. He is open and honest and the deeply held principles tinged with sound realism, that underline his enthusiasm for his work, are apparent at all time”

    Noble Retail Limited

  • “I can’t thank Kumar enough for his hard work and determination with my recent Immigration Judicial review proceedings, his sensitivity at what was the worst time in my life really helped get me through it.  I thoroughly recommend Kumar not just on a professional capacity, where he is excellent but as a kind and caring human being. Thank you so much again,”

    Suresh Vellore

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