Trusted since 1861, Dentons Rodyk is one of Singapore’s largest and oldest law firms with a team of around 200 lawyers offering clients a full suite of legal services necessary to do business locally and globally. The firm regularly represents a diverse clientele across a broad spectrum of industries: corporate, banking and finance, intellectual property and technology, litigation and dispute resolution (including arbitration), and real estate.
The firm prides itself on providing the highest quality advice to its clients while maintaining strong working relationships with key public-sector agencies and leading organisations in the private sector.
Dentons Rodyk’s combination with global law firm Dentons created the dominant global law firm in the Pacific Rim. With more than 85 offices in the region and more than 8,000 lawyers serving 64 countries, the firm offers clients the benefit of quality experience in and of the communities in which they want to do business or resolve a dispute – from Canada and the United States, across Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Africa, and throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Dorothy Chia is a Consultant in the Dentons Rodyk Real Estate group.
Dorothy represents major real estate developers and investors in the negotiation and documentation of transactions in the areas of sale (including sale-leaseback transactions), acquisition, leasing, development, construction, and operation of real property in Singapore. She has acted in numerous large-scale land development projects involving high-rise office buildings, mixed developments of shopping centers and offices, hotels, industrial buildings and residential and commercial developments.
She represents Singaporean and overseas investors on purchases and leases of commercial sites from various Singapore statutory bodies, including JTC Corporation, Housing & Development Board and other statutory bodies. Dorothy has represented domestic institutional lenders (banks and finance companies) in the acquisition and disposition of real estate. Dorothy is recognized as a leading real estate lawyer in publications including AP Legal 500 and the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers.