Founded in 1933, Clyde & Co is an international law firm headquartered in London. In Singapore, Clyde & Co has a joint law venture with Singapore law firm, Clasis LLC, forming Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore. This draws together the international expertise of Clyde & Co and the local knowledge of Clasis LLC. This also allows us to represent our clients in the local Singapore Courts. Our work is cross-border, high profile and complex. Our Singapore office also acts as a hub for our Southeast Asia services, including in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
In today’s global economy all international businesses need advice that offers integrated solutions to their global employment issues, particularly when working across jurisdictions and juggling different regulatory requirements. Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore is among the few international law firms with a dedicated on-the-ground employment team in Singapore, providing advice across all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment law. We combine our understanding of various employment legislation with practical market insights to guide clients through strategy formulation and execution. We have also acted on a wide range of high profile matters from conception to completion.
We know that employment matters can escalate quickly and so we pride ourselves on being available and responsive. Our dedicated employment team provides technically excellent advice in a clear, concise and straightforward manner on all issues connected with employment and labour issues. We have an extensive focus on employment in the Singapore market. We are distinguished by our ability to offer local, regional and multinational companies the broadest service at the highest quality and on a global scale.
Our dynamic labour, immigration and pensions practice group covers the full spectrum of employment law matters including recruitment, termination, terms and conditions of employment, drafting of human resources policies, employee transfers, secondments and immigration. Our employment team is also well placed to advise clients across a number of labour relation lines; whether related to dismissals, redundancies, tighter performance management, increased targets for employees and, of course, pay issues.
What they say
Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore’s employment offering is equally strong in contentious and non-contentious aspects, often working on cross-border mandates with additional support from its wide network of specialists across Asia and integration with Clasis LLC in conducting complex internal investigations and litigation. Key figure Thomas Choo leads the non-contentious side, advising on employment contracts and related HR issues, incentivisation schemes, and immigration law.
– The Legal 500