Abdul Jabbar is a Partner in Rajah & Tann’s Corporate Department. He heads the firm’s Corporate Services Group and co-heads the Banking & Finance Practice Group.
Jabbar specializes in employment law, mergers and acquisitions, general commercial law, and banking and finance work. He is also the company secretary to several listed companies as well as numerous private companies. Jabbar has over 15 years experience in corporate secretarial matters and regularly advises companies on corporate governance, compliance and regulatory matters.
Jabbar has been featured in the annual International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers series as a leading lawyer in the field of Management Labour and Employment law. He regularly advises on employment and immigration matters which includes (i) drafting and reviewing employment contracts, employment handbooks, compliance handbooks for local companies and multi-national corporations, (ii) advising on termination of employees, wrongful or unfair dismissal, restraint of trade, solicitation clauses, retrenchment benefits claims, negotiations with trade unions, s18A transfers under the Employment Act, transfers of employees between legal entities in connection with divestments of businesses; and (iii) advising on employment passes and permanent residency status.
Rajah & Tann LLP is the largest full-service law firm in Singapore and Southeast Asia. We have the reach and the resources to deliver excellent service to clients all over the region, with offices in Singapore, China, Lao PDR, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar. Our geographical reach also includes associate/affiliate firms in Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Middle East, as well as regional desks focusing on Japan and South Asia. As a full-service regional law firm, we are able to offer access to excellent legal expertise in more than 100 countries.
In terms of the quality and scope of our legal and commercial expertise, we have strengths in a range of practices. We have talented and well regarded lawyers, dedicated to delivering the very highest standards of service across all our practice areas.
Firm Practice Areas
Admiralty & Shipping, Appeals & Issues, Banking & Finance, Business Finance & Insolvency, Commercial Litigation, Competition & Trade Law, Construction & Projects, Corporate Finance & Capital Markets, Corporate Real Estate, Employment & Executive Compensation, Entertainment & Media, Sports & Gambling, Family, Probate & Trusts, Financial Services, Insurance & Reinsurance, Integrated Regulatory, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Medical Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Client, Project Finance, Tax, Technology & Telecommunications, White Collar Crime