NAME: Abraham Vergis

LAW FIRMProvidence Law Asia

COUNTRY: Singapore

PRACTICE AREA: Dispute resolution

The appointment of Providence Law Asia managing director Abraham Vergis to Senior Counsel makes him our lawyer of the month for January.

This prestigious designation is bestowed to outstanding advocates of the highest professional standing by a selection committee comprising the Chief Justice, the Attorney-General and the Judges of Appeal. The announcement of Vergis’ appointment was made by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon on 11 January 2021.

Vergis founded his independent dispute resolution boutique in 2012. He has over two decades of experience handling contentious matters around the region. His counsel practice is wide-ranging, covering corporate and commercial litigation, international arbitration, restructuring and insolvency, civil fraud and asset recovery and criminal defence.

With the addition of the 2021 cohort, including Vergis, Singapore now has 91 senior counsels.