Oon & Bazul

Singapore

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Founded in 2002, Oon & Bazul is known for its banking work. The firm extends its presence outside Singapore with an association with Malaysian law firm TS Oon & Partners. Key figures include Ting Chi Yen, who heads the banking practice, and Meiyen Tan, who heads the restructuring and insolvency practice.

 

Focusses / specialisms 

The banking team has strong relationships with several Indian banks and has expertise in ship finance. The firm also focuses on fintech work, especially in Korea and Japan.

The corporate team is experienced in sectors including food and beverage, technology, healthcare and pharmaceuticals.

 

Key clients  

Recent clients include Asiatravel.com Holdings, honestbee, Agritrade International and Mencast Holdings.

 

Client feedback: 31st edition (2020/2021) 

Restructuring and insolvency

"1) Pragmatic and commercial solutions. 2) Knowledgeable team. 3) Quick turnaround."

"Availability of partner-level and mid-level associates to a small client. Friendly, trustworthy advice."

"Good technical, strong bench. Easy to work with."

"The team at O&B restructuring team is solution-driven, open and candid with their views and can work within extremely tight deadlines. Not just focused on 'legal' ideas, the team is also commercially minded with their ears on the ground on developments in the industry."

"Able to work closely and advise on complex strategies. Responsive."

"Responsive and practical."

"We have found the firm to be certain, clear and specific in its legal advice and they provide exactly what we require with no frills, while at the same time bringing to our attention pertinent considerations."

"They are restructuring specialists and provide a responsive, efficient and high-quality service - as well as being able to advise on novel or difficult questions of law."

"Extremely responsive, easy to engage, worked well with the Eliot & Luther team, provide sound advice on novel areas of law."