Introduction to DNA
Drew Network Asia (DNA) is a legal alliance formed by the blue-chip legal service firms across ASEAN.
DNA’s Japan Desk advises and acts for our Japanese clients, which include Fortune 500 companies, conglomerates, manufacturers, technology and IT companies, banks and insurers, on investments across ASEAN, corporate transactions, intellectual property matters, real estate transactions, tax law advice and representation and other legal matters.
Every member firm of DNA is a full-service law firm that is able to deliver all aspects of legal solutions within its respective country. Each member firm is highly recognized by international ranking agencies for its expertise in the various practice areas.
In addition, the strength of the DNA network lies in the cohesiveness amongst the member firms, which allow us to deliver cost-effective cross-border legal solutions. By contacting any one member firm for assistance in its home country for an ASEAN-wide matter, you immediately tap into the collective expertise of the full DNA network.
Drew & Napier, established in 1889, is one of the largest full service law firms in Singapore with over 250 fee earners. Drew’s Dispute Resolution practice is consistently singled out as unparalleled, achieving top tier rankings in prestigious international publications for over a decade. Drew is also pre-eminent in Competition & Antitrust, Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring, Intellectual Property, Tax and Telecommunications, Media & Technology, and have market leading practices in Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, and Capital Markets.
For further information on Drew & Napier – www.drewnapier.com
Shearn Delamore, established in 1905, is one of the oldest and largest full-service law firms in Malaysia, with more than 110 fee earners providing comprehensive services to domestic and international clients. Shearn Delamore’s extensive practice includes Dispute Resolution, Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, Employment & Administrative Law, Tax & Revenue, Competition Law & Antitrust, Financial Services, Technology, Media & Telco, Personal Data Protection & Privacy Laws, Private Wealth & Family Business, Infrastructure & Projects, Engineering & Construction, Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement, Real Estate and Shipping. Shearn Delamore’s practice groups and partners have been consistently highly-ranked by leading international legal publications, and the firm is a 4-time recipient of Chambers Asia-Pacific’s Malaysia Law Firm of the Year award.
For further information on Shearn Delamore – www.shearndelamore.com
Makarim & Taira S. was founded in 1980 by two Harvard graduates, and is one of Indonesia’s leading full service law firms with over 60 fee earners. Makarim has a proven track record of successfully navigating Indonesia’s complex and fast-changing environment, and continue to be a leader in both the traditional practice areas of Corporate services, Banking, Finance, Foreign Investment, Litigation, Infrastructure, and Employment, as well as emerging growth areas such as Anti-Trust/Competition, Power and Energy, Intellectual Property, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, and Fintech. Makarim enjoys a longstanding reputation among policymakers, regulators, state-owned companies and world-leading industry groups, and have become the favoured, trusted Indonesian counsel on every aspect of doing business in Indonesia. Makarim has represented major Japanese companies since its inception and some of those companies have been with Makarim as the firm’s long-term clients.
For further information on Makarim & Taira S. – www.makarim.com
Why Japanese Clients prefer DNA
First, we have a wealth of experience acting for some of the largest and most prestigious Japanese companies from a diverse range of industries, including trading companies, manufacturers, real estate companies and financial institutions.
Second, our Japanese clients come to us for our unmatched ability to understand, anticipate and fulfil their legal needs and expectations, as well as our experience in navigating cultural and language differences.
Finally, we are deeply committed to building long-term relationships. We are truly honoured by the trust which our Japanese clients place in us, and we cherish loyalty towards our client.
Our commitment to our Japanese client extends to setting up a dedicated Japan Language Support Desk that is managed by our Japanese General Manager and Japanese qualified lawyer based in Singapore.
Japanese Language Support Desk
Our Japanese Language Support Desk provides support to Japanese clients who wish to communicate with us in Japanese language. Our Japanese Language Support Desk will assist with all enquiries to our legal professional teams in Dispute Resolution, Corporate & Finance, Capital Markets, Intellectual Property, Real Estate to name a few, and it also supports all enquiries to our professional business support teams which specialise in incorporating companies, providing corporate secretarial services and immigration related assistances. We provide one-stop communication assistance for your convenience.
Our Japanese Language Support Desk is committed to be an effective facilitator between the Japanese clients and the legal professional teams. Our native Japanese lawyer and the legal support staff will always communicate well with the Japanese clients to understand their business needs and queries. Well-digested information will then be conveyed effectively to the legal professional teams for furtherance of providing the high standard legal advices and services. Differences in culture and language will never be a barrier when it comes to our communication in Japanese language.
Depending on the enquiry, we will connect you to the best professional team to support your business needs. For enquiries, please contact us in Japanese.
- General Manager: Ritsuko Tsuda / +65 6531 4165 / firstname.lastname@example.org
- Japanese Lawyer: Akira Matsuda / +65 6531 4112 / email@example.com