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Nigel Pereira
Partner
Rajah & Tann

Nigel holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Durham and a Graduate Diploma in Singapore Law from NUS. He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in May 2004 and as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2009. 

He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, an associate of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners ("STEP") affiliate. He also holds certification in IT Risk, Governance and Security and is a CEH (EC-Council).

Nigel practises primarily in restructuring and insolvency, with an emphasis on fraud investigations and cross-border asset recovery. He also acts in disputes relating to shareholders, private wealth, family and succession. His experience includes undertaking investigations and advising on related issues of computer misuse, employee management, personal data protection, confidentiality and disclosure of data in cross-border investigations. He also advises on anti-corruption initiatives, conducts training and advises on anti-money laundering and governance issues.

He has also presented on dispute resolution, fraud risks, investigations and asset recovery at regular seminars, including a National Law Conference of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka and at a LawAsia conference. He volunteers at pro-bono legal clinics, is a tutor for insolvency for Singapore Institute of Legal Education (“SILE”)’s Part B program and for trial advocacy conducted by the NUS law faculty for its LL.B program. Nigel was “Recommended” by Doyles’ Guide on Leading Singapore Family & Divorce Lawyers in 2015 and listed in Who’s Who Legal 2015 for Investigations.