Pradeep acts for corporations, whether they are private or listed companies, on all aspects of their business including advice on structuring their operations, the setting up of the business (such as incorporation of companies, registration of branches or representative offices), compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements, licensing requirements, advice and drafting of corporate documentation as well as advice and drafting of documentation on investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and restructurings.
Pradeep also advises companies listed on the Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) on listing issues and transactions including compliance with the SGX Listing Manual, fund raising, bond issues, acquisitions and disposals, interested party transactions, employee share option and share schemes, corporate transactions requiring shareholders’ approval and corporate governance issues.
He is also active in helping businesses to manage their people effectively – the most important aspect of any successful organisation. His work covers the whole spectrum of employment law issues from the onset of the employment relationship to its termination (including reviewing employment contracts and employee handbooks for compliance with Singapore laws and advising on corporate restructuring and termination issues) as well as immigration issues (including the application of employment passes, Singapore permanent residence and Singapore citizenship).
Pradeep is a former Senior Assistant Registrar of Companies and Businesses.
He heads the firm’s Compliance and Regulatory team and co-heads the India team and the Employment and Immigration team.