Abrahams Davidson & Co


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Abrahams Davidson & Co is a Brunei-based market-leading firm in financial and corporate work established in 1986. The firm’s office is in Bandar Seri Begawan, comprising three partners, 10 associates practicing civil law and two Shariah practitioners complemented by more than 35 experienced support staff. 

The firm is a member of the Brunei International Chambers, the Chinese Chambers of Commerce and the Malay Chambers of Commerce. 
Focusses / specialisms  
The firm’s core practice areas are in banking, property development, corporate and commercial, securities and funds. The firm also has experience in sectors including agriculture, aviation, insurance, technology and telecommunications.  
Key clients  
The firm has a broad range of clientele comprising a mix of both domestic and international clients. Notable clients include Singapore Airlines, Mitsubishi Electric, HSBC Insurance Singapore and International SOS.  
Research period review: 33rd edition (2022/2023)   
During the research period, the firm was active in corporate finance advising overseas clients on their investments and joint ventures, divestments, acquisitions and mergers.  

The firm also advised local and overseas banks on major syndicated loan and bond facilities and high-value multimillion-dollar Islamic and conventional financing transactions as well as for major contractors bidding and contracting with government agencies.  

In the real estate and property area, the firm kept busy advising clients on the development of land and the construction of residential apartments and commercial buildings as well as related regulatory matters.  
Client feedback: 33rd edition (2022/2023)   

Financial services regulatory 
“Good client management and prompt turnaround times.” 

Bernard Tan 

“Prompt turnaround times, good client management.”