Duane Morris & Selvam


16 Collyer Quay
Singapore, 049318

+ 65 6311 0030

+ 65 6311 0058

Key contacts:

Managing Director: Krishna Ramachandra
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Number of lawyers: 750
Offices: 28 worldwide
Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Burmese, Cantonese, English, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, 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

Corporate Commercial/M&A:
Krishna Ramachandra

Arfat Selvam

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advised First Myanmar Investment Co., Ltd., on the historic first listing on the Yangon Stock Exchange;
  • Advised on the sale of NCell (the market-leading Nepalese telecommunication operator) by TeliaSonera to Axiata, at an enterprise value of US$1.37 billion;
  • Advised on a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Ministry of Electric Power of Myanmar to invest in and develop a 225 MW gas-fired power plant in Myingyan, central Myanmar. The $300 million power plant, financed under a Build-Operate-Transfer structure, will be the largest gas-fired power plant in Myanmar.

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  • Government 
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  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
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  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport
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