Singapore - Malaysia - Indonesia - New Regional Legal Network, DNA, Formed By Shearn Delamore & Co.

Shearn Delamore & Co formed an alliance with Drew & Napier LLC from Singapore and Makarim & Taira S. from Indonesia to launch a blue chip regional legal network named Drew Network Asia (DNA).

The DNA network is a full service legal team with international perspective, strong local expertise and impeccable service standards. DNA is a regional platform which will enable us to serve our clients who seek legal advice and representation within the ASEAN region in an integrated and collaborative manner.

While remaining independent, depending on the clients’ needs, The DNA network operate as a “firm of firms” so that clients will be seamlessly serviced in multiple jurisdictions.

Each pillar of DNA has a track record of a client-focused approach, high quality legal advice, and cutting-edge solutions. All DNA firms have also consistently garnered client recognition and prominent accolades in the world’s most prestigious international legal publications.

Established in 1905, Shearn Delamore & Co. is one of the oldest and largest full-service law firms in Malaysia, with more than 110 fee earners providing comprehensive services to domestic and international clients. Our extensive practice includes Dispute Resolution, Corporate & M&A, Intellectual Property, Employment, Tax, Competition & Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Technology, Media & Telco, Infrastructure & Projects, Construction, Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement, Real Estate and Shipping.

The practice groups and partners have consistently topped rankings by leading international legal publications, and we are a 4-time recipient of Chambers Asia Pacific’s Malaysia Law Firm of the Year award.

The firm maintains extensive global network links with foreign law firms and multilateral agencies, including the World Law Group (WLG), the World Services Group (WSG) and the Employment Law Alliance (ELA).

Drew & Napier, established since 1889, is one of the largest and most established, full service law firms in Singapore with over 250 fee earners. Their Dispute Resolution practice is consistently singled out as unparalleled, achieving top tier rankings in prestigious international publications for over a decade. Their International Arbitration Practice has been similarly identified among the world’s top 100 practices. They are pre-eminent in Competition & Antitrust, Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring, Intellectual Property (Patents and Trade Marks), Tax and Telecommunications, Media & Technology, and have market leading practices in Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, and Capital Markets.

Founded in 1980 by two Harvard graduates, Makarim & Taira S. is one of Indonesia’s leading full service law firms with over 60 fee earners. They have a proven track record of successfully navigating Indonesia’s complex and fast-changing environment, and continue to be a leader in both the traditional practice areas of Corporate services, Banking, Finance, Foreign Investment, Litigation, Infrastructure, and Employment, as well as emerging growth areas such as Anti-Trust/Competition, Power and Energy, Intellectual Property, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, and Fintech. They have a longstanding reputation among policymakers, regulators, state-owned companies and world-leading industry groups, and have become the favoured, trusted Indonesian counsel on every aspect of doing business in Indonesia. Their work is recognised by a number of leading international legal surveys and publications worldwide.

To better serve their clients, they also have an international reach to prominent firms recognised globally as leading experts in the industry through the World Law Group (WLG) and the World Services Group (WSG).


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