Abraham is a Senior Counsel and the Managing Director of Providence Law Asia. He appears before the Supreme Court of Singapore (appellate and original jurisdiction) and the Singapore International Commercial Court. He is also an arbitration counsel and accredited arbitrator in international arbitrations across Asia. Abraham holds Fellowships with the Singapore Academy of Law, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators (Basel).
Abraham has been managing contentious work across Asia over the past 25 years, and has worked in Singapore and London. He works closely with global law firms and leading lawyers from other jurisdictions.
Abraham is recognised as a leading dispute resolution lawyer in Legal 500, and one of the top litigators in Singapore by Chambers and Partners. Abraham has been recognised as “Leading Practitioner in Dispute Resolution” in Chambers Asia Pacific 2023, “Elite Practitioner” in Asialaw Profile 2023 and “Top 15 Southeast Asia Litigators” in Asian Legal Business 2023. He was also named “Thought Leader in Commercial Litigation”, “Global Leader in Arbitration” and “Top Practitioner in Investigations” in Who’s Who Legal 2024, and “Recommended Litigation Star in Commercial & Transactions and International Arbitration” in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2023.
Abraham established Providence Law Asia LLC in 2012 as a specialist Counsel practice focusing on international disputes and leads a team of close to 20 counsel. Under Abraham’s leadership, Providence Law Asia has attained multiple accolades, including being recognised as a “Leading Firm in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency” in Chambers Asia Pacific 2023, and as one of the Top 100 R&I firms globally in the Global Restructuring Review’s 2023 list. Providence Law was also named “Recommended Firm” in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2023, “Leading Firm in Dispute Resolution” in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 and “Rising Law Firm of the Year” in Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards 2023.
Abraham was named “Managing Partner of the Year” at the ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards 2019. In recognition of his public service, the Law Society of Singapore appointed Abraham as its “Pro Bono Ambassador” for 2021/2022 to champion the pro bono cause in Singapore.
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
Singapore Academy of Law
Singapore Institute of Legal Education
Law Society of Singapore
Inter-Pacific Bar Association
International Association of Defence Counsel
Ministry of Law
The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators (Basel)
Corporate & Commercial
Infrastructure, Energy and Transport
Special Interest Cases