Stamford Law Corp
. has recruited two directors to launch a construction law practice.
Lynette Chew and Kelvin Aw are joining Stamford from 11-lawyer
, where they were both founding directors. In its statement, Stamford said Inca, which lost another of its founders, litigator Shashi Nathan, to
in April, would cease operations after Chew and Aw’s departures. The two are bringing two more junior lawyers with them to Stamford.
Chew specializes in litigation and arbitration in the construction industry though she also handles insurance, international trade, and investment disputes as well. Aw he specializes in structuring construction and engineering projects though also handles disputes in the area as well. Both advised on the contracts relating to the $4.8 billion construction of the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort projects.
The pair were part of a seven-lawyer team who left
Harry Elias Partnership
to set up Inca Law in 2010. Earlier in their careers, Chew was an associate at
Bih Li & Lee
while Aw was a general counsel at construction company Jurong International.
With the new additions, the firm will have over 70 lawyers, including 19 directors.