China
Desk

Key Partners

Randolph Khoo

Deputy Managing Director, Dispute Resolution
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Julian Kwek

Co-Head, Corporate Restructuring & Workouts / Co-Head, Indonesia Group
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Maria Sagrado

Partner / Banking & Finance / Capital Markets / Healthcare & Life Sciences / Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT)
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Heru Mardijarto

Partner / Infrastructure & Construction
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Yee Mei Ken

Partner / Dispute Resolution / Private Wealth & Family Business / Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement / Arbitration & Mediation / China Desk
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Nicholas Tan

Partner, Corporate / M&A / Partner, Technology, Media & Telco
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Accolades

Singapore | Drew & Napier

ALB China Law Awards 2019
China Practice, Asian Law Firm of the Year 2019

This award recognises the top law firm headquartered in Asia with China expertise, excluding China-based law firms. We were singled out for our strong track record of acting in complex matters related to China.

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms

Corporate/M&A 2020 – Tier 2 practice for 15 consecutive years

Capital Markets 2021 – Leading firm for 16 consecutive years

Wu Geng – Notable Practitioner for 3 consecutive years

Restructuring & Insolvency 2020 – Tier 1 practice for 13 consecutive years

Julian Kwek - Restructuring & Insolvency 2020 – Highly Regarded Individual for 3 consecutive years

  • A client commended Julian as an “excellent” lawyer in all respects. He is also “responsive to client needs.”
  • Julian is regarded as “extremely intelligent”, “hard-working” and “creative”.
  • “Julian has always been very responsive and able to provide excellent advice and suggestions on not just legal issues but also the commercial implications arising,” according to a client’s feedback.
  • Julian’s “strongest point is his uncanny ability to look beyond just the legal perspective and also provided excellent advice on the commercial implications.”
  • “I deal a lot with Julian Kwek and his team. I am very impressed with Julian's commitment and professionalism. The team is not there only to provide legal advice, but more importantly they can always come out with an outside the box solution to address those risks and concerns that the clients might have,” says a client.

Chambers Global 2020

China: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms): Listed as expert based abroad – 3 consecutive years

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: Domestic Firms - Foreign Expert (China) 

Randolph Khoo – Leading Individual for 3 consecutive years

  • The firm has especially well-developed international capabilities in the contentious arena. The team is very active in international arbitration, cross-border investigations, contentious and transactional IP and regulatory work across the South-East Asian region, India and China. The team often acts for Indian clients on inbound disputes relating to South-East Asian investments.'
  • Randolph Khoo has a diverse practice encompassing international arbitration, commercial litigation and family law. He is experienced in advising Chinese clients on corporate disputes.’
  • ‘He offers nearly three decades of international arbitration experience, which includes particularly extensive engagement with the Chinese market.’
  • Randolph Khoo heads the firm's Greater China desk and is a highly experienced arbitration counsel. He is especially noted for his expertise advising on China-related arbitrations, including those run under CIETAC rules.’
  • ‘Singapore-based Randolph Khoo leads the firm's Greater China and India dispute resolution desks. He has extensive international arbitration experience, with particular experience in cases involving Chinese parties brought before CIETAC and SIAC’

Indonesia | Makarim & Taira S.

Asialaw Profiles
Corporate/M&A 2014 - 2020 – Highly Recommended firm for 6 consecutive years

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
Corporate/M&A 2015 - 2020 – Tier 2 firm for 5 consecutive years

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Corporate/M&A 2014 – 2020 – Tier 2 firm for 6 consecutive years

Malaysia | Shearn Delamore Co.

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Corporate/M&A 2018 - 2020 – Band 1 for 2 consecutive years
Dispute Resolution 2009 - 2020 – Band 1 for 11 consecutive years
Private Wealth Law – Band 1

Yee Mei Ken – Leaders in their Field in Dispute Resolution

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
Corporate/M&A 2018 - 2020 – Top Tier firm for 2 consecutive years
Dispute Resolution 2009 - 2020 – Top Tier firm or 11 consecutive years

Yee Mei Ken – Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution for 2 consecutive years; Recommended Lawyer in Dispute Resolution for 3 consecutive years

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Corporate/M&A 2018 - 2020 – Top Tier firm for 2 consecutive years