Braddell Brothers – Singapore – Advocates & Solicitors since 1883

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Advocates & Solicitors since 1883

Braddell Brothers LLP is Singapore’s second-oldest independent law practice, founded in 1883 by two Irish gentlemen, Sir Thomas de Multon Lee Braddell and Robert Wallace Glen Lee Braddell, the sons of the first Attorney-General of Singapore.

Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Specialists

We are today a “unique boutique”, with an established reputation as a leading Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practice.  Our litigation and arbitration counsel specialise in high-profile and difficult civil, corporate and commercial disputes as well as international arbitrations e.g. under the SIAC, ICC, UNCITRAL and other rules. Read our professional reviews here.

Dispute Resolution & Prevention

In a non-contentious setting, we assist clients in the negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts with a view to protecting them against potential future disputes. We also offer specialist advice on tailor-made dispute resolution mechanisms and clauses e.g. arbitration and mediation provisions, in the event that a dispute cannot be avoided.Learn about our expertise here.

International Reach

We have international reach, and work closely with a variety of firms in other jurisdictions.  Being a member of LEGALINK – a global network of over 65 independent law firms comprising more than 3,500 legal professionals – we are also able to collaborate closely with trusted, experienced overseas colleagues on any case that would benefit from their legal expertise. Learn about Legalink here.

Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

"Hands-on" approach

We believe in taking ownership of our clients’ problems, offering each and every of our clients a special blend of skill, creativity and ‘hands-on’ involvement. We are known for guiding clients strategically at each stage of a dispute, from the point of initial advice all the way through to final resolution – whether by trial, arbitration or a commercial settlement in our clients’ best interests.

Complex and difficult cases?

The Legal 500 (Asia Pacific ed., 2014) refers to us as a “small but long-established firm” which “punches above its weight”. Our lawyers are experienced in representing private clients and corporations alike, in complex and difficult litigation and arbitrations, frequently opposing large firms and specialist dispute resolution teams both from Singapore and abroad.

Founded in 1883

Origins : Logan & Braddell (1859)

Sir Thomas Braddell’s elder son – Sir Thomas de Multon Lee Braddell – first practised with him in Logan & Braddell, founded 1859. 

In 1883, Sir Thomas de Multon Lee Braddell and his younger brother Robert Wallace Glen Lee Braddell founded Braddell Brothers.

Sir Roland St John Braddell, the eldest son of Sir Thomas de Multon Lee Braddell, would later also practise at Braddell Brothers. Sir Roland became one of the most prominent lawyers in the Federated Malay States and was also joint editor of “One Hundred Years of Singapore”, where the origins of his father’s and uncle’s firm – Braddell Brothers – were succinctly documented.

To access an on-line copy of “One Hundred Years of Singapore”, please click here.

To download the original list of Advocates & Solicitors practising in the Straits Settlements as at 13 March 1931, by seniority (which includes Sir Roland), please click here.

The Braddells of Singapore

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