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Susan de Silva



Susan has an excellent reputation as a leading employment lawyer.

Susan is a founding partner of ATMD Bird & Bird LLP and heads the Employment group in Singapore. She was the managing partner of the Firm from 1999 to 2004 and head of Corporate & Commercial group in Singapore from 1994 to 2013.

With more than 20 years of experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer in Singapore and England, Susan has been consistently recognised as a leading individual in her specialism of employment & labour law. Within this practice area, she focuses on serving clients in Singapore and the rest of Asia-Pacific, with a particular emphasis on assisting technology-rich companies and related HR issues such as Trade Secrets.

Susan is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.

Between 1987 and 1989, Susan worked in the London office of an international law firm, handling mainly public and private mergers and acquisitions. In 1998, Susan was admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales.

Susan is a contributor to the chapter on Singapore employment laws of the “International Labor and Employment Laws” (Third Edition, Vol. IIB).

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