Rajah & Tann, WongP guide $389 mln SG hotel acquisition
Rajah & Tann Singapore has advised Midtown Properties, a unit of Worldwide Hotels Group, on its S$525 million ($389 million) acquisition of a hotel and a shopping arcade in the Little India district from the real estate developer UOL Group, which was represented by WongPartnership.
Q&A: Charting a New Course
After spending 15 years or more at Singapore’s domestic legal giant Rajah & Tann, disputes specialists Danny Ong and Wern-Jhien Yam decided to break away to blaze their own trail. The duo founded Setia Law, which prides itself as innovative and solutions-driven while boasting expertise in crypto disputes and restructuring.
Skin in the Game
The COVID-19 pandemic may have irreversibly upended workplace dynamics by relegating in-office work to an option for many employees, and law firms are not insulated from the evolving trend. Leaders share with ALB how they respond to this paradigm shift by nurturing an “ownership mentality” among the up-and-coming generation of talent and cultivating workplace allegiance in the post-pandemic era.
R&T, A&G advise on Link REIT’s $1.6 bln purchase of SG malls
Rajah & Tann Singapore has advised the Hong Kong-listed Link Real Estate Investment Trust on its S$2.16 billion ($1.6 billion) acquisition of two Singapore shopping malls from Mercatus Co-operative, which was represented by Allen & Gledhill.