Vithiya RAJENDRA is a Partner in the Banking & Financial Disputes Practice.

Her main areas of practice are litigation and arbitration in banking and financial disputes, insolvency and restructuring, commercial and corporate disputes, insurance and regulatory matters, shareholder and fraud related disputes, and claims based on trust, tort and contracts.

Vithiya graduated from Singapore Management University in 2012. In law school, she was awarded the Prize for the Top Student in Advocacy and placed on the Dean’s List. Vithiya is presently an advocacy trainer with the Singapore Institute of Legal Education.

Matters of significance in which Vithiya has been involved in include:

  • Acting for Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., Hong Kong S.A.R. Branch, and DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, as creditors of various entities within the Pacific Andes International Holdings Limited group of companies which were involved in multi-jurisdictional restructuring proceedings (Asia Legal Awards 2017, Financial Deal of the Year: Restructuring & Insolvency, Asian-Mena Counsel 2016, Deals of the Year).
  • Acting for Credit Suisse AG, Singapore Branch in successfully defending a claim for approximately US$30 million by a former private banking client, arising out of losses sustained in investments and trades undertaken by the client.
  • Acting for an individual, and related corporations, based in Hong Kong and Singapore, in proceedings before the Singapore International Commercial Court in respect of a claim for approximately US$40 million involving trust and contract based claims, bankruptcy fraud, tracing and the application of the laws of the United States.
  • Acting for a corporation in a London based mediation and arbitration pursuant to the London Maritime Arbitrators' Association Rules in respect of a claim for approximately US$10 million that arose from a contractual dispute based on a guarantee.
  • Acting for a company incorporated in Singapore in successfully obtaining an injunction against a Swiss bank to restrain the commencement of winding-up proceedings.
  • Advising a leading global investment firm in relation to a corporate acquisition, valued at approximately US$250 million, to strategically structure complex financing and security arrangements.

Related Practices

  • Banking & Financial Disputes