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The Legal 500 Names MoFo 2021 Singapore Law Firm of the Year

25 Nov 2021

Morrison & Foerster has been named Law Firm of the Year, Singapore by The Legal 500 in its inaugural Southeast Asia Law Awards for 2020 and 2021.

Shirin Tang, Managing Partner of Morrison & Foerster in Singapore commented, “We are thrilled to receive this recognition from The Legal 500 for our notable achievements over the past two years. These include the quality and ground-breaking nature of our work, our impressive strategic growth, and our excellence in client service across all of our practices in Singapore, frequently working in collaboration with our offices across Asia and worldwide. This award will be incredibly uplifting for everyone in our Singapore office, all of whom have shown extraordinary resilience and commitment to excellence over these last two, truly challenging, years.”

As noted in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 and other leading legal directories, Morrison & Foerster Singapore has been recognized for having:

  • One of the most deeply experienced and established disputes, compliance and investigations practices amongst the international firms in Singapore that stands out for its local insights, as well as its Japan-related experience. 
  • Impressive handling of headline corporate transactions, including merger & acquisitions, joint ventures, fund formation, and restructuring.
  • Unparalleled depth of experience in warranty and indemnity insurance in M&A transactions in Asia involving both contentious and non-contentious issues.
  • Wide experience across the region in acquisitions and leveraged, private equity, real estate, and project financing, with a particular niche in subscription line financing, acting for both borrowers and lenders, including corporates, private equity houses, and global banks.
  • An exceptional TMT team that blends expertise from around the globe in a unique Asia package in TMT-related M&A transactions, venture capital investments, and technology-driven innovations in the fintech space. 

Morrison & Foerster Singapore has also been recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021, for being “prominent in the Singapore market, with an especially strong roster of clients in the financial services, technology and real estate sectors” and for its “prowess in handling high-end and cross-border transactions and disputes and its leading local and international expertise across multiple practice areas.”

View a full list of the winners for The Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards 2020 and 2021, or learn more about our Singapore capabilities, below.



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