“Chew Kei-Jin and his team of lawyers are outstanding practitioners, and we are pleased to have established an alliance with Ascendant Legal. Norton Rose Fulbright has a long history in Singapore and the FLA represents our commitment to continue investing in Singapore and Southeast Asia. With Norton Rose Fulbright Ascendant, clients have seamless access to the best combination of Singaporean and international legal advice to meet their increasingly complex and multi-jurisdictional legal requirements. Norton Rose Fulbright works in accordance with its global business principles of quality, unity and integrity with the goal of providing the highest possible level of legal services in each of its offices and maintaining that level of quality at every point of contact. Norton Rose Fulbright Association, a Swiss association, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members, but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities around the world, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see nortonrosefulbright.com/legal-notices. Norton Rose Fulbright is known for its industry focus and is strong in all major industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and raw materials; transportation; technology and innovation; and life sciences and health care. Through its Global Risk Advisory Group, the firm leverages its industry experience and knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses. Ascendant LegalAscendant Legal is a law firm specializing in dispute resolution.

The firm`s capabilities range from structuring transactions prior to agreement to formulating strategies in complex, multi-jurisdictional and high-stakes litigation. She also has specialist expertise in other areas such as financial sector regulation, cybersecurity, antitrust law, technology and intellectual property. Ascendant Legal has significant contacts and expertise in the Southeast Asian markets, particularly with regard to Singapore and Indonesia.www.ascendantlegal.com “My team has known and worked with Norton Rose Fulbright`s lawyers for several years and has experienced strong commercial and cultural synergies with their teams. Our FLA means that we were well positioned to benefit from Singapore`s position as a leading legal centre, particularly for international dispute settlement and restructuring. Martin Scott, Managing Partner of Norton Rose Fulbright, Europe, Middle East and Asia, commented: “We share a similar cultural philosophy with Ascendant Legal and we both have complementary practical knowledge that allows us to work together to grow our practice in Southeast Asia. The business landscape in Singapore has changed significantly in recent years, and this FLA allows us to improve our services to customers who recognize Singapore as a commercial and legal hub for Southeast Asia. The formation of Norton Rose Fulbright Ascendant will enable the expansion of the current Singapore law firm, particularly in the areas of litigation and arbitration, financial restructuring, regulation and investigations. In addition, the Singapore practice will benefit from additional Singaporean legal expertise in fraud and asset traceability; criminal proceedings and white-collar criminal defence; labour disputes; data protection, privacy and cybersecurity; intellectual property; Shipping; Real estate and antitrust law and competition. You can monitor all the changes that take place in the law firms you follow.

To track them, click Configure Alert. Main business areas Arbitration, bankruptcy and insolvency law, civil and commercial litigation, corporate and commercial law, landlord and tenant law Yu-En Ong, head of Norton Rose Fulbright`s Singapore office, commented: Global | Press release – | Business January 10, 2019 Norton Rose Fulbright`s legacy in Singapore spans more than 35 years; The office was opened in 1982 and is currently one of the largest international law firms in Singapore with over 60 lawyers. Ascendant Legal was founded in 2016 and is led by Chew Kei-Jin, Managing Director, who has over 20 years of experience handling complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation and restructuring issues in various business areas, including banking, financial institutions, energy, commodities and telecommunications. Full Address 1 Raffles Quay # #25-00 Singapore 048583 Chew Kei-Jin, Managing Director, Ascendant Legal, commented: Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced the formation of a formal legal alliance (FLA) with Singaporean law firm Ascendant Legal LLC. The alliance, Norton Rose Fulbright Ascendant, was formed after approval by Singapore`s Ministry of Justice. According to singapore`s Ministry of Justice regulations, a formal Legal Alliance allows a Singaporean law firm and a foreign law firm to work together while remaining autonomous practices.