Abraham is an experienced Singapore court advocate and counsel in international arbitrations across Asia. He is also an accredited arbitrator and mediator.

Abraham established Providence Law Asia LLC in 2012 as a boutique international arbitration and litigation practice. Prior to that he practiced international arbitration and litigation for 14 years at Drew & Napier LLC, where he was a Director in the Dispute Resolution Department and co-Head of the South Asia Desk.

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Managing Director

ABRAHAM VERGIS

ABRAHAM VERGIS
Managing Director

MAHDEV MOHAN
Consultant

Mahdev specializes in international law and regulation in business transactions. He has worked with Senior Counsel to represent sovereigns, multi-nationals and other clients on a range of disputes, including commercial arbitration, commercial crime, and banking law. He completed his Master’s at Stanford Law School on a Fulbright Scholarship, and is an Asst. Professor of Law at the Singapore Management University. He is also an Associate Tenant of Temple Garden Chambers, one of the leading sets in the UK, and is a Nominated Member of Parliament (“NMP”).

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Consultant

MAHDEV MOHAN

NAWAZ KAMIL
Counsel

Having worked at two of Singapore’s ‘big-four’ firms, Nawaz has a well-developed understanding of his clients’ strategic needs and the experience required to ensure that those needs are met. He is a specialist in restructuring and corporate insolvency matters and has also represented both institutional and individual clients in complex commercial and corporate disputes.

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Counsel

NAWAZ KAMIL

LIM MINGGUAN
Counsel

Mingguan undertakes a diverse range of work in the areas of international arbitration and commercial litigation. Prior to joining Providence Law Asia LLC, Mingguan practiced at Drew & Napier LLC for 7 years, and where he worked with eminent Senior Counsel.

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Counsel

LIM MINGGUAN

VINCENT BU
Counsel

Vincent specialises in cross-border private M&A, private equity and venture capital investments, and related corporate matters across South East Asia. He has represented both corporate clients and family offices from various industry sectors to achieve customised, commercially driven solutions. He has worked at leading firms in Malaysia and Singapore, and was an Associate Director with an international boutique firm headquartered in Singapore prior to joining the Providence team.

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Counsel

VINCENT BU

ASIYAH ARIF
Counsel

Asiyah has been involved in a diverse and comprehensive range of matters – extending from defending companies from the enforcement of foreign judgments for US$2.6 billion, to an arbitration proceedings against a government, complex construction law adjudications and urgent tenancy disputes. Prior to joining the firm, Asiyah was a moot-court champion who represented Singapore Management University in some of the most prestigious competitions in the world.

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Counsel

ASIYAH ARIF

KENNY LAU
Counsel

After graduating as the valedictorian of his class from the Singapore Management University School of Law, Kenny was selected to serve as a Justices’ Law Clerk in the Supreme Court of Singapore for 2 years, where he assisted several Justices of the High Court, Justices of Appeal, and the Chief Justice of Singapore on a wide range of matters which included criminal law, corporate and commercial law, construction law, international arbitration, probate & administration, and public international law.

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Counsel

KENNY LAU

KIM SHI YIN
Counsel

Kim has been involved in a wide range of matters across multiple industry verticals – from the recovery of over S$35million in judgement debt for breach of director’s duties to arbitration claims for unpaid commission in excess of US$56.08million against an Indian power company.

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Counsel

KIM SHI YIN

NIKI CHEN
Foreign Counsel

Since joining Providence Law Asia LLC, Niki has been involved in a wide range of matters. Prior to joining Providence Law Asia LLC, she has gained legal experience in diverse jurisdictions: Taiwan, Poland and New York. She is bilingual in English and Mandarin.

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Foreign Counsel

NIKI CHEN

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