PK Wong & Nair

Singapore

Analysis

Overview

PK Wong & Nair is known for its expertise in dispute resolution, restructuring and insolvency, and corporate and commercial law. The team has a wealth of experience in a broad range of commercial disputes arising out of breaches of securities regulations, commodity trading disputes, insolvency, employment and contractual disputes and estate claims. Seasoned litigator Suresh Nair is the main partnerBryan Tan and Nicole Foo are emerging names to note. Disputes boutique firm Nair & Co merged with mid-sized law firm PK Wong & Associates to form a full service law firm in January 2020 

Client feedback 

Client-focused, cost-efficient, value for money. Provides practical solutions that meet business or commercial objectives. – Dispute resolution 

Quick turnaround time, approachable. – Restructuring and insolvency  

Top notch expertise in disputes and insolvency, they provide practical and commercial solutions and deliver all with exceptional client care. A top-rate firm. – Restructuring and insolvency 

They are very detailed in their analysis and advice. Well thought through and precise in their advice. – Restructuring and insolvency 

Andrew Ang

Competent, personable, knowledgeable. 

Suresh Nair

Suresh is a top-notch advocate. among the best in Singapore. He is a brilliant strategist, an enormously effective advocate and delivers results quickly and effectively. He is totally committed to the cause and personable in the process. A pleasure to work with. 

Suresh Nair is one of the leading advocates in Singapore and we have worked with him for many years. he is eloquent in his delivery while being very commercial and humble. Suresh is ably supported by a strong team, particularly Nicole Foo. 

Effective communications and a very dedicated lawyer. 

Absolutely top-notch advocate and a pleasure to work and interact with. 

Dispute resolution

Work highlights 

Acting for Silverlink Resorts and Andaman Resorts against MS First Capital Insurance (MSFCI) in a dispute relating to the ordered closure of the Amanpuri by the governor of Phuket, Thailand in light of the COVID-19 pandemicSilverlink sort to make an insurance claim against MSFCI for business interruption under the policy. This case is also significant because it appears to be the first case where an insurance claim for COVID-19 related business closures is litigated in Singapore 

Key clients 

Baiduri Bank, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment BankWorld Fuel Services (Singapore) 

Restructuring and insolvency

Work highlights 

Acted for the applicant in an application to convene a scheme meeting for a scheme of arrangement to restructure bond debts in the value of $950 million 

Key clients 

British and Malayan TrusteesEmpire Capital Resources