Braddell Brothers – Singapore – Advocates & Solicitors since 1883

+65 6499 9490



+65 6499 9491

Admissions & Qualifications

Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)
Solicitor (England & Wales)
Rights of Audience, AIFC Court, Astana International Financial Centre (Kazakhstan)
LL.B (Hons), National University of Singapore

Key Areas of Practice

Corporate and Commercial litigation
International arbitration
Medical negligence & malpractice
Tort litigation
Employment litigation
Complex / cross-border family and matrimonial litigation
Corporate insolvency
Injunctions – Mareva / Breach of confidence / Anti-Suit


Edmund began his legal career at Drew & Napier in 1997 and took on the mantle of Managing Partner of Braddell Brothers in 2009.

With over 25 years’ experience in dispute resolution, litigation, and arbitration, Edmund regularly appears as lead counsel in cases before the Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal, as well as in international arbitrations. His diverse practice includes commercial and corporate disputes, energy and natural resources, media and telecommunications, breach of confidence, defamation, employment, medical and healthcare disputes as well as pre-emptive relief and injunctions including Worldwide Freezing / Mareva Injunctions.

Besides his commercial disputes practice, Edmund also represents the Singapore Medical Council in medical disciplinary hearings, and private clients in medical negligence lawsuits before the Singapore courts. Some of his medical cases have become landmark decisions of the Singapore Court of Appeal and the Court of Three Judges. Edmund is an honorary legal adviser to the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, the Vice-President (Legal) of the Medico-Legal Society of Singapore, and a member of the Singapore Medical Association’s Centre for Medical Ethics and Professionalism (CMEP) teaching faculty.

Edmund also actively sits as an arbitrator, and has conducted arbitrations seated in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Brunei, as sole arbitrator, tribunal chairman / presiding arbitrator and tribunal member. He is a fellow of CIArb, SIArb, MIArb, AMINZ, HKIArb, PIArb and ACICA. He is also admitted to the panels / lists of, among others, the AIAC (Malaysia, formerly KLCRA), AIFC (Kazakhstan), BANI (Indonesia), BDAC (Brunei), BVIIAC (British Virgin Islands), CAA (Taiwan), HKIAC (Hong Kong), KCAB (Korea), IIAM (India), MIAC (Maldives), NCAC (Cambodia), PIAC (Vietnam), PDRC (Philippines), IMA (Russia), SCCA (Saudi Arabia), SHIAC (Shanghai), TIAC (Uzbekistan), TAI (Thailand), VIAC (Vietnam) and VLCAC (Vietnam).

Of note, Edmund’s commercial disputes expertise extends well beyond Singapore to the ASEAN region, in particular Indonesia. In the course of his career, Edmund has acted for a variety of prominent Indonesian private clients and major corporations in international disputes. His achievements for Indonesian clients include obtaining a USD 35 million ICC Jakarta-seated arbitral award against PT Pertamina (Persero) and PT Pertamina EP, as well as defeating the enforcement of 99.7% of a USD 130 million SIAC award obtained by the Astro Group against First Media (a Lippo Group company).

Outside work, Edmund frequently gives talks and lectures on international dispute resolution, arbitration and medical law. He is a CIArb and SIArb teaching faculty member, and has also taught trial advocacy and cross-examination at the National University of Singapore (NUS) law faculty since 1998.

Edmund has received wide recognition in the Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, Asialaw and Who’s Who Legal guides.

Selected quotes from Who’s Who Legal
(Commercial Litigation, Southeast Asia – Arbitration, Southeast Asia – Commercial Litigation)

“Edmund Kronenburg draws substantive praise from international sources who consider him a go-to litigator in the market.”

“Edmund Kronenburg stands out for his exemplary trial and appellate work and is frequently sought after for his experience in Singapore’s High Court and Court of Appeal.”

“Edmund Kronenburg is a formidable practitioner who frequently acts as both arbitrator and counsel under a variety of arbitral rules in high-value domestic and cross-border disputes.”

“Edmund Kronenburg is widely celebrated for his “excellent cross-examination” abilities and extensive knowledge of commercial and corporate disputes.”

“Edmund Kronenburg is “highly rated” for his excellent work as counsel and arbitrator in complex international arbitrations.”

“Edmund Kronenburg is a highly respected practitioner who is well versed in handling complex commercial and corporate litigation.”

“[O]ne of Singapore’s highest-regarded litigators and arbitration counsel”

Selected quotes from Chambers & Partners

“Edmund Kronenburg is praised for his case preparation and advocacy abilities. “He is very structured and capable and also understands how to question the witnesses in an appropriate way to get the information we need,” says one source. He acts for private individuals, liquidators and companies and has notable expertise on medical negligence, employment and tort litigation.”
“Market sources say Edmund Kronenburg of Braddell Brothers LLP is a “master strategist and strikes the right balance between being aggressive and going towards mediation and trying to settle. The qualities you’d want in a good litigator – attention to detail and commitment – are played out extremely well.”  He receives praise from clients for his “no-nonsense” and “focused” approach.  His practice covers commercial disputes, medical negligence matters and injunctions.”

Selected quotes from Benchmark Litigation

“Apart from deep expertise in commercial arbitration, Edmund [Kronenburg] is a great speaker. His oral advocacy skills are perfect.”

“He is an excellent strategist and always provides practical solutions to meet the client’s problems.”

“Edmund Kronenburg is an excellent strategist and thinks out of the box in providing practical solutions.”

Selected quotes from AsiaLaw, Client Testimonials

“[Edmund] Kronenburg is a strategist and tactician par excellence, able to almost instantly form a view of the entire commercial, political and legal context surrounding the problem, and deliver a range of possible solutions for consideration. We especially value his expertise in navigating the nuances of Indonesian communications and hierarchies, which helped us to spot meanings and implications we might otherwise have missed. We also appreciate his availability to address urgent issues in the midst of his packed schedule.”

“Edmund Kronenburg is excellent. Experienced, creative and very responsive. One of the best arbitration counsels I’ve encountered.  Edmund is simply excellent and is my go-to lawyer for South Asian arbitration matters.”

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