Corporate and Retail Real Estate
The firm has established its conveyancing practice since the firm's founding. It is recognised as a leading conveyancing firm in Singapore.
Based on the recommendations of in-house counsel at the world’s most prominent companies and financial institutions, our firm was also ranked as one of the firms to go to in Singapore for Real Estate matters by Asialaw Profiles – The guide to the Asia-Pacific’s leading law firms.
The firm acts for individuals, corporations, banks, financial institutions, statutory boards and major developers in Singapore as well as overseas. The firm's clients include some of the largest developers in Singapore.
The firm provides comprehensive legal services for all aspects of work relating to the development of property. These include advice on sale and purchase agreements for individual units, commercial and residential buildings and en-bloc sale of properties, joint ventures for building and property development, building and construction agreements, financing arrangements for the development of property and land acquisition by government bodies.
In servicing Landlord clients, the firm works with them to develop master agreements for leases of large commercial complexes in the retail, commercial and industrial sectors. These master agreements extend to all aspects of the building and cover matters such as redevelopment, major asset enhancement works, relocations, purchase of bulk electricity as well as assignments of Landlord’s interests where a REIT is contemplated. In addition, the firm also provides Landlord clients with other ancillary documentation and advice relating to their leased buildings such as licences, assignments, surrenders and consent terms.
For Tenant clients, the firm provides extensive advice as to their lease provisions and where required, negotiates lease terms on their behalf with their Landlords. The necessary amendments following successful negotiations are then undertaken by the firm on behalf of Tenant clients.
The Property practice group is full serviced in all aspects of landlord and tenancy law and works closely with the Litigation practice group where lease provisions need to be enforced or re-entry needs to be effected.
The firm is recognised for its expertise in resolving complicated problems on titles to land, mortgages and other issues relating to the law of property. The firm also advises and handles referrals from other legal firms and institutions on complex conveyancing and property-related matters.
The firm's members are active in the development of property law and property practice in Singapore, having been involved in various related committees such as the Conveyancing and Rulings Committee of the Law Society, the Tenants Compensation Board and the Strata Titles Board.