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Our team is dedicated to providing relevant and effective legal services. We are sensitive to your needs and place your interests first above everything.

DONOVAN CHEAH

DONOVAN CHEAH

PARTNER

•Commercial Litigation •Arbitration •Employment Advisory •Employment Litigation

SHAWN HO

SHAWN HO

PARTNER

•Corporate Advisory •Mergers and Acquisitions •Startups •Real Estate and Conveyancing •Real Estate Related Tax Planning

Donovan & Ho has been consistently recognised by external publications and rankings as a leading firm in our areas of practice. Don’t just hear it from us:

Practical, attentive and able to offer balanced advice. [They] brought to the table experience with other clients that was relevant… 

They are customer-oriented and able to pre-empt concerns. Their strengths are their knowledge in the field and [ability] to identify risks…

Professional and meticulous. The partner involved was able to relate to the work at hand with good business sense.

Asialaw Profiles 2019

“(specialising) in employment litigation… the team is winning plaudits from the market for its labour expertise and is quickly climbing the ranks as a go-to firm for these matters.”

Benchmark Litigation 2018

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