About us

As legal pioneers in Asia, Kelvin Chia Partnership brings together international expertise and local reach with an established network of offices. Headquartered in Singapore, our offices are also located in Shanghai and key ASEAN cities – Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Mandalay, Phnom Penh and Yangon.

Our cultural fluency – built on deep local roots and strong relationships – ensures a seamless service across multi-jurisdictional legal processes. We have an excellent track record of solving the most complex legal challenges, working within a wide range of industries, from cross-border transactions to local contracts, IP and litigation.

Clients tell us they value our pragmatic advice, partnership approach and ability to deliver innovative commercial solutions that solve today’s legal challenges across the region.

What makes us different

We have been a pioneer across each of our markets, in particular being amongst the very first law firms to open in Vietnam and Myanmar.

In each market, we have grown from our practical experience on the ground over the years. Having established strong relationships with local authorities and the business communities, we have a solid foundation for servicing clients.

This platform provides a keen understanding of clients’ business objectives. We strive to provide value and if required, work side-by-side our clients to proactively assist in identifying and generating new business opportunities.

Our firm has an unparalleled reputation for project execution and delivery, especially when legal structures are challenging and evolving. We think out of the box and provide innovative solutions around barriers or issues, ensuring that the correct legal solution is provided.

Our people

Our team currently numbers over 160 people – comprised of partners, legal executives, paralegals, consultants and service support.

We are highly proficient, professional and well established. Together, we form a close partnership of regional practices, with expertise across a wide range of industries and legal services.

Our partners have a strong reputation for delivering successful solutions, including the most complex commercial projects.

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Our network

We operate a well-established network of nine offices across Asia.

We have been headquartered in Singapore since 1984, when Kelvin Chia founded the business. Since then, our firm has grown steadily, and we now operate across seven countries.

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