Darius is one of the founders of BlackOak LLC, Singapore’s only independent boutique special situations legal firm in Singapore. Darius specializes in partnering with his clients to craft bespoke solutions in complex special situations. Darius commonly acts for sponsors, investment funds, insolvency practitioners, and financial institutions in cross border restructurings and insolvencies, in particular those with complex capital structures. Notable briefs include the acting for various stakeholders in the restructuring of Bakrieland, Berau Coal, Bumi Resources, China Fishery, Kreuz Subsea Group, Viking Offshore, IM Skaugen, and Jurong Aromatic Corporation. Darius has been widely regarded as a next-generation leader in the corporate restructuring and insolvency space across multiple publications including Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers, and Legal 500. Darius was admitted into the prestigious International Insolvency Institute NextGen Program. He is a founding member and Co-Chair of the Insolvency Practitioner Association of Singapore – Young Insolvency Practitioners’ Committee. Separately, Darius also helped set up the Turnaround Management Next-Generation program in Singapore. Darius also sits on the Law Society of Singapore – Insolvency Sub Committee. Darius is active in law reform having actively assisted in various law reform initiatives.
Asialaw Rising Star 2021 in Restructuring and Insolvency