GRR 100 2022

Allen & Gledhill

Allen & Gledhill

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Allen & Gledhill – Restructuring & Insolvency PracticeAllen & Gledhill is …

Allen & Gledhill – Restructuring & Insolvency Practice

Allen & Gledhill is an award-winning full-service law firm which provides legal services to a wide range of premier clients, including local and multinational corporations and financial institutions.

Established in 1902, our Firm is consistently ranked as one of the market leaders in Singapore and South-east Asia, having been involved in a number of challenging, complex and significant deals, many of which are the first of its kind.

Our reputation for high-quality advice is regularly affirmed by the strong rankings in leading publications, and by the various awards and accolades received from independent commentators and clients. Our Firm is consistently ranked band one in the highest number of practice areas, and has the highest number of lawyers recognised as leading individuals. Over the years, we have also been named ‘Regional Law Firm of the Year’ and ‘SE Asia Law Firm of the Year’ by many prominent legal publishers.

With a growing network of associate firms and offices, Allen & Gledhill is well-placed to advise clients on their business interests in Singapore and beyond, in particular, on matters involving South-east Asia and the Asian region. With our offices in Singapore, Myanmar and Vietnam, associate firm in Malaysia (Rahmat Lim & Partners), and working in association with Soemadipradja & Taher in Indonesia, the Allen & Gledhill network has over 650 lawyers in the region, making us one of the largest law firms in South-east Asia.

Our Restructuring & Insolvency Practice

We are a top tier restructuring and insolvency practice. We assist clients on complex domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters, including banking and financial markets, corporate and commercial, hospitality, manufacturing, maritime and aviation, real estate, structured finance and tax and fraud.

Our unique offering is that our practice comprises lawyers from our disputes, mergers and acquisitions, banking and corporate and other practices. Our work seamlessly integrates the specialist expertise of other top tier practices of our Firm, including structured finance, banking, financial markets, real estate, tax, fraud investigations, shipping, and construction.  

The depth and breadth of our capabilities and our ability to draw on cross-discipline know-how enables us to anticipate issues, think laterally and provide quick and coordinated responses arising from any insolvency issues. Our clients are therefore assured of seamless access to premium legal services in all practice areas which are relevant to a successful work out or restructuring. 

Our extensive experience and fully-integrated structure enable us to be at the forefront of landmark complex restructurings in Singapore and the region such as those relating to Hin Leong group of companies, Hyflux, Pacific International Lines, Brightoil Group, Berau Group, China Fishery Group, Ezra Holdings, Falcon Energy Group, Jurong Aromatics Corporation, Marco Polo Group, Otto Marine, Parakou Shipping, PT Berlian Laju Tanker, Borders Group, Sembawang Engineers and Contractors Pte Ltd.

Contact Partners
Chong Yee Leong
Head of Restructuring & Insolvency Practice
Tel: +65 6890 7450
E: [email protected]

Edward Tiong
Deputy Head of Restructuring & Insolvency Practice
Tel: +65 6890 7887
E: [email protected]

Awards and Industry Recognition:


  • Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2022: Singapore Corporate & Finance Domestic Law Advisers
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022: Highest number of Band 1 rankings (17 practices); largest number of Leading Lawyers among Singapore law firms (59 lawyers)
  • FinanceAsia Country Awards 2022: Best Law Firm in Singapore
  • IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2022: Regional Law Firm of the Year; Most Innovative National Firm of the Year (Singapore)
  • IFLR1000 2022: Highest number of Tier 1 rankings (7 practices)
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022: Highest number of Tier 1 rankings (18 practices); largest number of recognised lawyers among Singapore law firms (40 lawyers)

Restructuring & Insolvency

  • Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2022: Restructuring & Insolvency Firm of the Year
  • Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022: Tier 1
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022: Band 1
  • IFLR1000 2022: Tier 1
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022: Tier 1

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