Every year for 40 years we highlight the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession; completely unbiased legal referrals from the best attorneys in the world.

The Best Lawyers in Singapore for 2022 recognizes the professional excellence of more than 550 lawyers in 46 practice areas, including 30 “Lawyer of the Year” recipients. “Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinguishment.

Lawyers who are nominated for consideration are voted on by currently recognized Best Lawyers working in the same practice area and located in the same geographic region. Our awards and recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from these top lawyers. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo a thorough verification process to make sure they are currently still in private practice. Only then can these top lawyers be recognized by Best Lawyers.

Publication Statistics

Here are highlights from the 2022 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Singapore:

  • 575 Lawyers Recognized
  • 132 Firms with Listed Lawyers
  • 46 Number of Practice Areas
  • 1 Metropolitan Area

Top 10 practice areas (by number of listed lawyers):

  • Arbitration and Mediation (102)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law (74)
  • Banking and Finance (61)
  • Litigation (56)
  • Corporate Law (54)
  • Shipping and Maritime Law (50)
  • Capital Markets Law (39)
  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law (39)
  • Construction Law (34)
  • Intellectual Property Law (33)

Top 10 most searched practice areas in Singapore in 2020 on bestlawyers.com:

  • Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Criminal Defense

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