Budidjaja International Lawyers (“BIL”) is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Providence Law Asia (“PLA”). The Singapore-based law firm is an independent practice specializing in international arbitration, corporate and commercial litigation, construction, infrastructure and energy and more. BIL will work closely with PLA in delivering high-quality legal services to clients across Indonesia and Singapore. Through the unique partnership, our Singapore-based clients can leverage and benefit from PLA’s legal expertise, knowledge and guidance. Collaboration with PLA also enhances our cross-border legal capabilities and services, which is advantageous for our clients in both Indonesia and Singapore. BIL strongly believes this partnership is vital to extending the firm’s legal network and reach within the Southeast Asia region.
Each partners have identified that their complementary skills and practice areas would be beneficial in a cross-border law firm cooperation and the partners outlining an initial means of collaboration with a view to build a long term relationship between partners with BIL.
An independent dispute resolution boutique focusing exclusively on international Arbitration across Asia and Singapore litigation. We are regularly instructed as counsel by international law firms to provide Singapore law advice and representation in complex cases and high-stake claims that cut across a wide range of industry verticals.
Out autonomy keeps us conflict-free to take up matters against Governments, MNCs and financial institutions that other law practices are unable or unwilling to act against. Our team has the expertise and bench strength to handle sizeable brief and complex matters independently or collaboratively with other proffesional teams.
We aim to go beyond being your skilled advocates, and on to becoming your trusted advisors. We are committed to representing all our clients to the best of our capabilities and share the vision of providing legal service of the highest quality. We are the Counsel you keep.
Abraham Vergis, FCIArb (Managing Director)
Abraham is an experienced Singapore court advocate and counsel in international arbitrations across Asia. He is also an accredited arbitrator and mediator. Abraham is on the panel of various arbitration institution across Asia.
Abraham established Providence Law Asia LLC as a boutique international arbitration and litigation practice in 2012 and has 20 years of extensive experience in contentious work in Asia. He works closely with leading lawyers from other jurisdictions and is regularly instructed as lead counsel in Asian arbitrations by foreign law practices.
Abraham was named “Singapore Managing Partner of the Year” and shortlisted for “Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year” at the Asian Legal Business SE Awards 2019. Abraham was a finalist for “Asia’s Dispute Star of the Year” in 2017 and 2018 at the AsiaLaw and Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards.
Chambers and Partners has consistently ranked Abraham amongst the top twenty litigators in Singapore since 2016. Legal 500 recognises Providence Law Asia as a “Leading Firm” and Abraham as a “Leading Lawyer” in the dispute resolution arena. Providence Law Asia is listed as a Benchmart Litigation Recommended Firm since 2017.
Nawaz Kamil (Director)
Nawaz has handled a diverse range of corporate insolvency and restructuring matters over almost a decade. During that time, Nawaz has also acted for and advised financial institutions and multi-national business organisations in various corporate and commercial disputes. Prior to joining Providence Law Asia LLC, Nawaz’s practice included working in the Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring Department with Drew & Napier LLC and the Banking & Financial Disputes Department at WongPartnership LLP.