The Appointment of Daniel Soo as the Head of Selvam LLC’s Restructuring and Insolvency Group

SINGAPORE, 14 October 2022 ― Selvam LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Soo as the head of its Restructuring and Insolvency Group. Soo will continue as a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group.

Soo joined Selvam LLC in 2017, after a decade of practice in a leading local dispute resolution firm, and has been an invaluable member of the firm’s litigation and arbitration group. Since 2020, he has managed the firm’s insolvency and restructuring matters.

Duane Morris & Selvam LLP Chairman Leon Yee said, “I am delighted to see that Daniel appointed as the head of the firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Group. I am confident his leadership and experience will be critical in allowing the firm to provide excellent service to its clients in Singapore and the Southeast Asia region in a growing sector.”

Soo also expressed, “I am honoured to be taking on this role for the firm. We have an impressive team of skilled attorneys with industry and regional experience in the firm, and I look forward to multiplying the value we bring to our clients and fostering a culture of collaboration.”

Soo’s main practice areas are insolvency and restructuring, international trade disputes, shareholder disputes, investigations, asset recovery and international arbitration. He also advises clients on various technology and IP matters. He is a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

About Selvam LLC

On 1 January 2011, Selvam LLC entered into a joint law venture with Philadelphia-based United States law firm Duane Morris LLP. The affiliation, formally known in Singapore as an Enhanced Joint Law Venture (JLV), was the first U.S.-Singapore joint venture to be approved by Singapore as part of the enhanced liberalisation of its legal services market in 2008. The joint venture, known as Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, enables Duane Morris to strengthen its capabilities, access and presence in Asia through Selvam LLC’s top-ranked Singapore corporate and disputes practices, and likewise helps Selvam to leverage the support of Duane Morris’ U.S. and other international offices.

In addition, the partnership enables Selvam to draw upon the JLV in terms of the technology, IT infrastructure, training and capabilities of a global law firm. Together, the firm now has over 800 lawyers across 30 offices including five offices in Asia: Singapore, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Shanghai and Yangon. Selvam LLC undertakes all Singapore law aspects of the JLV, including litigation, employment, real estate and family law matters. Due to the ever increasing volume of cross-border transactions, our local law capability greatly enhances the scope of legal services we are able to offer our clients.

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