2016 Corporate Counsel Forum Singapore

For more than 60 years, Baker & McKenzie has provided sophisticated advice and legal services to many of the world’s most dynamic and successful organisations. With more than 4,200 locally qualified, internationally experienced lawyers in 47 countries, the firm has the fluency to deliver a broad scope of quality legal services – consistently, with confidence and sensitivity for cultural, social and legal practice differences. Baker & McKenzie professionals share common values of integrity, personal responsibility and tenacity in an enthusiastic client-service culture. The firm is still guided by the entrepreneurial spirit and demanding standards of its founders and works to forge close personal relationships among its professionals in order to foster the responsiveness and accountability clients rightfully expect. The firm has a diverse and welcoming culture. Its lawyers and other professionals are citizens of more than 60 countries and are admitted to practice in nearly 250 jurisdictions. They speak more than 80 languages, with English in common. They have offices in 77 locations worldwide, including in 37 of the world’s 50 largest economies. The firm’s advanced technology and management systems include a single, shared global technology platform for client intake, email and billing systems; global practice standards; a quality audit program; and a worldwide conflicts policy based on the American Bar Association standards.

Change is happening faster than ever, and to stay ahead, you need to anticipate what’s next. Legal challenges come from all directions. We understand and work together with you to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centers around the world. Whether you’re expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, we can help. Whether change brings opportunity, risk, or disruption, be ready by working with Hogan Lovells.

Straight talking. Understanding and solving the problem before it becomes one. Delivering clear and practical advice that gets your job done. Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world's most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions, and governments. We help you identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities. Our 2,500 lawyers on six continents provide practical legal solutions wherever your work takes you.

Established in 1986, Hughes-Castell (Hong Kong) Limited was the first legal recruitment consultancy in Asia, providing in-depth coverage of the Asia-Pacific region. Currently with 4 offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing and Shanghai, and our network of associated consultancies around the world, we offer our clients unrivalled in-depth knowledge and advice on individual markets. Hughes-Castell has pioneered legal and compliance recruitment not only in Greater China and ASEAN, but also in developing markets and was the first specialist firm to recruit lawyers in places such as Vietnam, India, Korea and Thailand.

LOD is one of the world's largest NewLaw businesses. We have changed the way clients buy legal services - providing a fresh, flexible and fixed price alternative. Our lawyers and consultants integrate seamlessly into your business and/or team by sitting on-site with you when needed. They can help manage the demands of a particular project, assist with a spike in workload or just cover for a gap in manpower such as maternity leave or leave of absence. We act for a broad range of clients across the globe including multinationals, major investment banks, funds and SME's.

With more than 600 lawyers and consultants across 8 offices, we now provide a genuine alternative that is changing the game.

Pinsent Masons is an international, full service commercial law firm with over 30 years experience in Asia Pacific. We have 22 offices across the globe including Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, South Africa (Opening early 2017) Dubai, Doha, Istanbul, Paris, Munich and the UK. Our team consists of more than 380 partners, 1,500 lawyers and over 2,500 staff worldwide. Elsewhere, we operate a network of alliances and relationships with other law firms to provide a homogenous service combining sector expertise with local knowledge.

Our expertise is focussed on the following sectors:
- Energy
- Infrastructure
- Advanced Manufacturing and Technology
- Real Estate
- Financial Services

Our specialisms include:
- Construction advisory and disputes
- Project finance
- Corporate and commercial
- Employment
- Litigation & compliance
- Property
- Technology, media and telecoms

At RPC Premier Law, we understand the complex issues facing clients across the Asia-Pacific region working with them to provide commercial and cost-effective solutions for their business needs. 
As one of a few international law firms operating in Singapore under a Joint Law Venture, our clients are able to obtain seamless advice from a single entity. We draw together the international expertise and resources of RPC and the local knowledge of Premier Law to provide an exceptional service. Our team of leading lawyers combine decades of experience in the region with unrivalled expertise in their respective markets. 

Through RPC Premier Law, we provide an extensive range of advice on multi-jurisdictional transactions involving English and Singapore law. Our clients are also able to receive representation in the Singapore courts through Premier Law LLC.

We offer a comprehensive range of services in Singapore with expertise in legal sectors including corporate and commercial; dispute resolution (including banking and financial disputes); energy; international arbitration; insurance and reinsurance; and shipping and international trade.

Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. The business has operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI).

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