Duane Morris & Selvam


16 Collyer Quay
Singapore, 049318

+65 6311 0030

+65 6311 3668

Key contacts:

Managing Director: Krishna Ramachandra
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 800+
Offices: 29 worldwide
Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Burmese, Cantonese, English, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese

Duane Morris & Selvam LLP is a Singapore strategic joint venture law firm, consisting of Philadelphia-based Duane Morris LLP and Singapore-based Selvam LLC. The firm serves clients throughout Asia, and companies based in the United States, Latin America and Europe conducting business in Asia and beyond. In Asia, the firm has offices in Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar and Taiwan, as well as country-specific practice groups for China, India, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. We pride ourselves on having local knowledge with a global outlook.

Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Corporate Real Estate:
Leon Yee

Capital Markets and Offerings: 
Jamie Benson

Krishna Ramachandra

Gerard Hekker 

Corporate Commercial/M&A:

Krishna Ramachandra

Arfat Selvam

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Represented Bajaj Finance Limited in its recent sale of approximately US$703 million of its shares in a qualified institutions placement, including concurrent private placement to qualified institutional buyers in the U.S.
  • Advising Dentsu Inc., a Japanese advertising and PR company, on the licensing of the media rights for the 2018 and 2022 Winter Games and 2020 and 2024 Summer Games for 22 countries. 
  • Advised Oil India Limited on the ongoing establishment of their exploration and production business in Myanmar.

  • Banking
  • Construction 
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government 
  • Healthcare
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport
  • Utilities


Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Yangon, Shanghai, and Taipei.

Beyond Asia:

Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boca Raton, Boston, Cherry Hill, Chicago, Houston, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Muscat, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington.