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Name: Sarbjit Singh Chopra
Firm Name: Duane Morris & Selvam (Myanmar) Limited
Jurisdiction: Myanmar
Practice Area: Construction Law

Telephone: +65 6311 0041
Fax: +65 6311 0058
Email: SSingh@selvam.com.sg

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Professional Biography:

Sarbjit Singh Chopra is Managing Director of Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, the Joint Law Venture between Duane Morris LLP and Selvam LLC. Mr. Singh is concurrently a Director of Selvam LLC, a Singapore law entity, where he heads the dispute resolution and construction practices. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation and arbitration. He has handled a wide range of cases from construction disputes to defamation suits. Mr. Chopra has been cited in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 edition as a recommended lawyer in Singapore Dispute Resolution.

A client described Mr. Chopra as “an experienced litigator before the Supreme Court of Singapore, has the ability to handle complex facts with ease. His mild mannered nature, calm demeanor and genuine care of the client makes him approachable and reassures the client. His capability in Court cannot simply be expressed in words and was indeed a treat to watch. It was a real pleasure working with him and I hope to work with him on future matters.”

Another client describes his experience: “I was recommended to Mr Sarbjit Singh of Selvam LLC after using two other law firms. I am very satisfied with his and his team’s services. He is understanding and caring and I am very thankful for the emotional support he showed me when I was under tremendous stress. He took care of my worries as if they were his own. I am very grateful for his assistance.”

Mr. Chopra has acted in numerous matters in the High Court and the Court of Appeal over the years. He has also undertaken substantial projects for various clients and these include involvement in tenders for structural projects (eg. The Mass Rapid Transport (MRT), telecommunication contracts and construction of power plants) and matters related to joint ventures. He has conducted numerous arbitration, mediation, adjudication and Court proceedings.

Mr. Chopra was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Gray’s Inn) and has been in practice as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore since 1984. He has successfully completed the course in arbitration law and practice conducted by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Mr. Chopra can speak English, Malay and Punjabi.

Firm Overview:

Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today’s legal and business challenges.

Growth & Culture:

Evolving from a partnership of prominent lawyers in Philadelphia a century ago, Duane Morris’ modern organization stretches from the U.S. to Europe and the Middle East, and now across Asia. Throughout this global expansion, Duane Morris has remained committed to preserving its collegial, collaborative culture that has attracted many talented attorneys. The firm’s leadership, and outside observers like the Harvard Business School, believe this culture is truly unique among large law firms, and helps account for the firm continuing to prosper throughout changing economic and industry conditions.

At a glance:

> Am Law 100 Since 2001
> More than 800 lawyers in offices in the U.S., UK and Asia
> 128 Partners have chosen to join Duane Morris in the past 5 years
> Firm has nearly tripled in past 19 years
> Over 25% of client business conducted through multiple offices and practices

Harvard Business School:

Second HBS case study of the firm, titled “Duane Morris: Collaborating for Growth” was part of the Harvard Business School curriculum and made available to business schools around the world for course study.

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