11 October 2011
Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is pleased to announce that it has established a joint law venture in Singapore called Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice LLP.
This JLV, created between WFW’s Singapore office and the Singapore firm Asia Practice LLP, has been licensed by the Attorney General to practise Singapore law alongside the international offshore practice of WFW. Asia Practice LLP is a specialist firm led by banking partner Leon Low and litigation partner Mark Tan.
WFW’s managing partner, Michael Greville, comments: “This is a very significant development for our Singapore office; with Leon’s and Mark’s teams working with WFW we now have a group of top-class Singapore qualified practitioners enabling us to show real strength and depth in this increasingly important Asian market. We are very excited about the opportunities this will open up for the firm in Asia”.
Singapore’s head of office, Chris Lowe, said: “We will now be able to provide our clients with seamless, full service advice for both cross-border and Singapore law transactions and disputes, enabling us to compete effectively with offshore and local firms alike”.