Restructuring
& Insolvency

Key Partners

Sushil Nair

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Drew & Napier / Co-Head, Corporate Restructuring & Workouts
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Julian Kwek

Co-Head, Corporate Restructuring & Workouts / Co-Head, Indonesia Group
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Lia Alizia

Managing Partner / Intellectual Property / Employment / Banking & Finance (Litigation) / Dispute Resolution / Arbitration & Litigation / Competition Law
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Datin Jeyanthini Kannaperan

Partner / Head, Dispute Resolution / Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement / Arbitration and Mediation
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Michelle Wong

Partner, Corporate / M&A
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Accolades

Singapore | Drew & Napier

Chambers Asia-Pacific 
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021 – Band 1 for 14 consecutive years

Sushil Nair – Leading individual
Julian Kwek – Leading individual
Blossom Hing – Leading individual
Chan Wei Meng – Leading individual
Mohan Gopalan – Up and Coming

  • "They have been outstanding in developing and implementing effective and creative strategies that have produced successful restructurings in circumstances that seemed hopeless at the start."
  • “Commercially driven and focused on getting different parties to work together and reach a solution.”
  • “Their reach throughout Asia is exceptional and they also know their way around other important legal centres like London and New York.”

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021 – Tier 1 for 14 consecutive years

Sushil Nair – Market leader
Julian Kwek – Highly regarded
Blossom Hing – Highly regarded
Chan Wei Meng – Highly regarded
Mohan Gopalan – Rising Star
Teri Cheng – Rising Star

  • “Extremely commercial and competent. Able to grasp issues affecting not just the legal position but those which relate to the commercial, political and reputational concerns of the clients.”

Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020 – Tier 1 for 9 consecutive years

Sushil Nair – Leading individual
Julian Kwek – Recommended lawyer
Blossom Hing – Recommended lawyer
Chan Wei Meng – Recommended lawyer
Mohan Gopalan – Next generation lawyer: 

  • “An established practice and is professionally run, staffed with very competent professionals that are well connected with the judicial system and the commercial world.
  • “A superb team that achieves excellent results in the most complicated cross-border restructurings – beyond what most practitioners in this area would think is possible.”

Indonesia | Makarim & Taira S.

Asia-Pacific Legal 500 
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020 – Tier 1 law firm 

Kurniawan Tanzil – Recommended lawyer
Lia Alizia – Recommended lawyer
Alexandra FM Gerungan – Recommended lawyer

In-House Counsel Community Asian-Mena Counsel – Pacific Business Press
Indonesia Firm of the Year 2018 for Restructuring & Insolvency

IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021 – Tier 2 law firm for 8 consecutive years (2014 to 2021)

Asialaw Profiles 
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021 – Highly Recommended

  • Previously a Recommended law firm for 7 consecutive years (2014 to 2020)

Malaysia | Shearn Delamore & Co.

Asialaw Profiles and Asialaw Leading Lawyers 
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020 – Listed as a Recommended Firm

Jeyanthini Kannaperan – Distinguished Practitioner
Rabindra Nathan – Elite Practitioner

Asia-Pacific Legal 500 
Dispute Resolution 2020 – Listed as Tier 1 Firm

  • Head Jeyanthini Kannaperan handles a range of banking and finance, land and corporate disputes. Rabindra Nathan represents clients in corporate and commercial litigation, banking insolvency litigation and international commercial litigation.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 

  • In the 2020 edition, Chambers noted that Jeyanthini Kannaperan is respected for her significant experience in relation to banking disputes, including securities law. Rabindra Nathan is recognised for his expertise in insolvency cases.