Subramaniam Valliappan is a Director of Selvam LLC. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and civil litigation, arbitration and construction disputes. He has acted for and advised clients on a wide range of matters including construction and infrastructure projects, arbitrations, shipping, trusts and estates, insurance, employment, bankruptcy and contractual disputes. His experience also includes advising on FIDIC, REDAS, SIA and PSSOC contracts and SOP adjudications.
Mr. Valliappan’s practice also includes advising on employment law matters. He has considerable experience in matters in relation to employment law disputes, and other employment law matters including termination provisions and restrictive covenants / non-complete clauses. Most recently he has acted for the Managing Director of the Singapore subsidiary of a German MNC regarding a restrictive covenant in his employment contract.
In addition, Mr. Valliappan also handles a variety of general corporate law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, licensing, financing, franchising and leasing agreements, data protection and intellectual property. He is also well-versed in corporate secretarial matters and corporate governance.
Prior to joining Selvam LLC, Mr. Valliappan was Head of the Commercial Practice Group at United Legal Alliance LLC. He was formerly the Founding Partner of Leong, Goh, Danker & Subra (renamed as Veritas Law Corporation) for over 12 years. He was the first General Counsel and Operations Director of Q&M Dental Group (Singapore) Limited, one of the largest Singapore-listed dental care group in Asia in 2011. He was later appointed as a Deputy CEO of Nass Energy Pte Ltd.
Mr. Valliappan graduated from the National University of Singapore with a LL.B. (Hons) degree in 1996 and a LL.M. in 1999. He is admitted to the Singapore Bar as an Advocate and Solicitor. He is fluent in English and Tamil speaks basic Mandarin.
Selvam LLC- Director, April 2019 – present
United Legal Alliance LLC- Head, Commercial Practice Group, June 2014 – March 2019
NASS Energy Pte Ltd- Deputy CEO & General Counsel, December 2013 – June 2014
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