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Charles Russell Speechlys expands Singapore presence with addition of partner

Charles Russell Speechlys expands Singapore presence with addition of partner


The firm continues its expansion in the Singaporean market with the appointment of Peter Brabant as Partner in International Arbitration and Investigations

Peter's arrival strengthens the Firm's Singapore office, which was established in July last year, by adding a disputes service line offering.

Bringing over 15 years of experience, Peter has a proven track record of advising multinational clients across the Asia Pacific region on complex investigations and disputes. His expertise spans international construction and energy disputes, investor-state arbitrations related to decommissioning and energy transition, as well as investigations covering anti-bribery/corruption, fraud, cybersecurity, and anti-trust.

Jeffrey Lee, Partner and Head of the Singapore Office, emphasised the significance of Peter's arrival, noting that it solidifies and expands the Firm's international arbitration offering in the region. He highlighted Singapore's importance as a growing hub for private banking and wealth management and expressed confidence that Peter's presence will enhance the Firm's capabilities and profile in the market.

Thomas Snider, Partner and Head of International Arbitration, underscored Peter's ability to serve clients in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific region, leveraging his in-depth understanding of regulatory environments and business drivers. Peter's appointment is expected to contribute to the Firm's global arbitration and litigation offering, tapping into the evolving opportunities in the market.

Expressing his excitement about joining Charles Russell Speechlys, Peter emphasised his commitment to growing the Firm's international arbitration and investigation practices across the Asia Pacific region. He commended the Firm's vision and opportunities, expressing eagerness to collaborate with colleagues across practices and regions to serve clients in this dynamic and growing area.

Peter's appointment follows closely on the heels of the arrival of Andrew Ross as Real Estate Disputes Partner in London, signaling Charles Russell Speechlys' continued strategic growth and commitment to providing comprehensive legal services to clients worldwide.

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