Immigration (Employment)



With the cross-border flow of workers gaining momentum around the world, workplaces are becoming increasingly eclectic.

We offer assistance with the application and renewal processes for the various passes and permits to enable foreign employees to work and live in Singapore. These include:



  • Professional visit passes

  • Social and business passes

  • Training passes

  • Multiple entry and re-entry permit

  • Permanent residence applications

  • Employment and dependent pass applications



    Do you have an enquiry? Kindly fill up this form and we aim to reply you as soon as possible. For more urgent matters, please call us at +65 6323 8383.

     









     



    Accolades

    Rankings Received From Professional and Commercial Publications




    • Asialaw Profiles, 2021: Recommended for Labour and Employment

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    • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021 : Recommended for Labour and Employment

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    Practice Highlights



    Changes to Singapore work pass requirements

    Changes to Singapore work pass requirements

    The Ministry of Manpower announced on 27 August 2020 that in light of Singapore’s weakening job market and uncertain growth outlook, MOM will update the salary requirements for Employment Pass and S Pass and the job advertising requirements under the Fair Consideration Framework. These changes, as set out below, seek to support Singaporeans in securing meaningful work while ensuring that Singapore remains open to global talent and a connected hub for international businesses.

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    The Immigration (Employment) Team




    Pradeep Kumar Singh Admin Partner at CNPLaw
    Admin Partner

      Pradeep acts for corporations, whether they are private or listed companies, on all aspects of their business including advice and drafting of documentation on investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and restructurings. Pradeep is “Recommended” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 and is rated as a “Highly Regarded” lawyer by IFLR1000 Thirtieth Edition.

                



      Bill Jamieson is a Partner at CNPLaw LLP. Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law in the areas of corporate law, banking and finance and securities laws. He enjoys working in the diverse and dynamic Asian market and helping his clients to achieve their goals.

      Partner

        Bill’s practice focuses on corporate financing transactions, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and employment law matters. His experience includes 10 years in the City of London and over 20 years in Asia. Before joining CNP, Bill was a partner in a well-known international law firm. He is recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, Investment Funds and Labour and Employment in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021. Bill is one of the firm’s contacts for Interlaw, a network of independent full-service corporate law firms ranked by Chambers and Partners in its highest category, “Elite”, amongst all global law firm networks.

                  



        Quek Li Fei Legal Partner at CNPLaw LLP image

        Partner

          In addition to Li Fei’s experience in acting for banks on varied transactions and in general corporate law, he also helps individuals in estate planning, including the legal aspects of wealth management, advising on and setting up trusts and off-shore structures to secure their future and the future of their families. Li Fei is also recognised as a Recommended Lawyer for Banking and Finance and Financial Services Regulatory by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021.

                    



          Kenn Lim is a Partner at CNPLaw LLP. His practice covers a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign investments and private equity transactions.
          Partner

            Kenn’s practice covers a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign investments and private equity transactions. Kenn was listed as Singapore’s 20 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2018 by the Singapore Business Review.

                 



            Wong Pei Ling Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP image
            Partner

              Pei-Ling has over 23 years of legal experience and has advised clients with Malaysian and Singaporean interests on their cross-border transactions, joint ventures, investments, commercial and technology agreements. Pei-Ling is recognised as a recommended lawyer for Banking and Finance by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific for 2021.

                        



              Liew Lorraine is an Associate at CNPLaw LLP

                Senior Associate
                Lorraine is experienced in advising clients, comprising start-ups and SMEs to multinational firms, on general corporate legal matters, including compliance with applicable laws such as personal data protection and employment/immigration. She has reviewed a variety of commercial contracts such as distributorship and service agreements and terms and conditions and has broad experience in joint ventures and mergers & acquisitions transactions in various industries.

                          



                Jolyn Wah Associate at CNPLaw

                  Senior Associate
                  Jolyn is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Advisory team. She graduated from the National University of Singapore and was ranked 3rd in Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations in 2015. Her main area of practice includes corporate advisory and employment matters. Jolyn was trained in various practice areas of law with a focus on commercial litigation and family law prior to joining CNPLaw.

                       



                  Marvin Chua Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP image

                    Senior Associate
                    Marvin is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Advisory team. His main areas of practice include corporate advisory and general employment matters. Marvin is recognised as a Lexology Legal Influencer for employment within the Asia Pacific Region in quarter four of 2020. Read the employment articles written by Marvin by clicking on the link below.

                         



                    Goh Wan Shuen is an Associate at CNPLaw, she is in in the Funds and Financial Services team. Her main areas of practice include investment funds and mergers and acquisitions

                      Associate
                      Wan Shuen is an associate in the Funds and Financial Services team. Her main areas of practice are investment funds and mergers and acquisitions. She regularly assists in the formation and operation of private funds in several jurisdictions, including drafting the full range of fund documentation, as well as the provision of related regulatory advice. She is also regularly involved in other transactional work involving mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, and employment issues.

                                




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