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Key Partners

Grace Lai

Head, Capital Markets / Director, Corporate & Finance
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Frederick Bonar Simanjuntak

Partner / General Corporate / Private Wealth / Healthcare & Life Sciences / Transportation
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Maria Sagrado

Partner / Banking & Finance / Capital Markets / Healthcare & Life Sciences / Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT)
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Datin Grace C.G Yeoh

Partner / Head, Corporate/M&A / Head, Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology / Private Wealth & Family Business
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Pamela Kung

Partner / Financial Services / Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology / Infrastructure & Projects / Private Wealth & Family Business
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Accolades

Singapore | Drew & Napier 

Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
Capital Markets 2020 – Leading firm for 9 consecutive years

Grace Lai – Recommended lawyer for 3 consecutive years
Sin Boon Ann – Recommended lawyer for 2 consecutive years, previously Leading Individual for 13 consecutive years from 2006 to 2018
Petrus Huang – Recommended lawyer for 4 consecutive years from 2016 to 2019

  • Sources say: “In particular, they have a strong sense of responsibility for the project and a strong sense of social responsibility. Based on this, they often bring us more resources so we can succeed in almost every project and gain more. This is why we have chosen D&N firm for many years despite the many options we have.”
  • “They are very knowledgeable and provide an excellent service, with the appropriate imagination to think out of the box when necessary.”
  • “Grace Lai understands our business needs. She demonstrated an excellent understanding of laws and practice to help the client to plan its corporate goal by providing a specific and concise legal road map.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific and Global
Capital Markets 2021 – Leading firm for 13 consecutive years

Sin Boon Ann – Leading individual for 9 consecutive years from 2011 to 2019

  • Clients note that: “They are familiar with capital markets transactions and are therefore able to provide effective solutions having assessed the problems faced by the company. They are also able to pre-empt certain issues before they arise, giving the company sufficient time to resolve them.”
  • “A group of very talented lawyers with valuable and insightful advice, especially on the current business environment. They provide very detailed guidance and solutions.”
  • “They perform their tasks with a high level of expertise,” says another source.
  • “They are capable of providing technically sound and commercially viable advice to the company in a timely manner. The team is very responsive in addressing the issues the company might be faced with and provides value-adding advice from all commercial angles.”
  • “Without exception their work is timely, efficient and of top quality. Full marks for client service, they're always available and personable.”

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Capital Markets 2021 – Leading firm for 16 consecutive years

Grace Lai – Notable Practitioner for 4 consecutive years
Sin Boon Ann – Highly Regarded for 4 consecutive years, previously Leading Lawyer from 2011 to 2017
Petrus Huang – Notable Practitioner for 4 consecutive year

  • Clients commended: “The work is of the highest quality.”
  • “Excellent. The law firm understands legal and commercial requirements.”
  • “It provides the full range of legal services to the clients. It is resourceful in helping the clients arrive at effective solutions in a timely manner when handling corporate work. The team exhibits a strong understanding of the business and provides value-added solutions.”

Indonesia | Makarim & Taira S.

Asialaw Profiles
Capital Markets 2021 – Recommended law firm for 2 consecutive years (2020 & 2021)

  • Highly Recommended law firm for Capital Markets from 2014-2019

Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
Capital Markets 2020 – Tier 3 law firm

  • Tier 2 law firm for Capital Markets from 2014 to 2019

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Capital Markets 2021 – Tier 3 law firm for 8 consecutive years (2014 to 2021)

  • “Excellent Jakarta-based law firm. Very responsive and collaborate in multi-jurisdictional teams very well.”
  • “Responsive, cost effective and good understanding of industry and regulatory issues.”
  • “The firm is very responsive and very commercial. When we need a quick response for a client, Makarim & Taira S. is always happy to oblige.”
  • “Makarim & Taira S. has provided excellent, sufficiently detailed and timely advice on our projects.”

Malaysia | Shearn Delamore & Co. 

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Capital Markets 2021 – Tier 2 for 6 consecutive years

  • Shearn Delamore & Co has a solid reputation of being one of the leading firms in Malaysia,” says one client. The firm has been a preferred firm for an established collection of domestic investment banks, with one peer noting that “the historical nature of the practices ensures the firm’s steady work flow”.

Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
Capital Markets 2020 – Tier 3 for 3 years 

Asialaw Profiles
Capital Markets 2021 – Recognised for 2 consecutive years

  • Previously Recommended (3 years ranked) and Highly Recommended (4 years ranked)
  • “Good sound advice and exceeds expectations in their response timings.”
  • “Possessed the expertise in employment and industrial law with ability to provide practical solutions to clients.”
  • “They are very professional and went above and beyond their duties,” says a corporate director. “They covered every legal aspect that was required and even helped us arrange specs in the US.”