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Herman Jeremiah is a partner in Rodyk & Davidson LLP's Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group.
His areas of practice include banking and finance litigation, insolvency litigation, high value contractual disputes resolution, international arbitration, general litigation in insurance, employment disputes and competition law.
Herman represents both foreign and local financial institutions and his clients include ABN Amro Bank (now part of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group), Citibank, Maybank, Pictet, Rabobank, Standard Chartered Bank, Unicredit Bank and United Overseas Bank. He advises his clients on their disputes with their borrowers, guarantors, other security providers and customers. The cases he has litigated raised varied issues relating to trade finance facilities, multi currency loans, share finance trading, mortgages and other forms of securities, letters of credit, performance bonds and bills of exchange. Other issues he has handled involve governing law, jurisdiction, and appropriate forum as well as issues relating to agency, authority and accessory liability. Some of these claims have proceeded to the Court of Appeal.
In insolvency litigation, Herman has acted in receiverships, judicial management and schemes of arrangement and worked with companies in distress as well as with several notable insolvency practitioners.
Herman has represented auditors sued for negligence by liquidators, represented their interests in an advisory capacity as well as represented practising accountants in relation to practice monitoring reviews and representations to the Public Accountants Oversight Committee. Herman has also acted in investment, shareholder and partnership disputes.
Herman has represented various clients' interest in several notable cases such as the Barings debacle, the Asia Pulp & Paper default, the fraud by an employee of Asia Pacific Breweries, a software implementation dispute between a major Singapore utility subsidiary and its service provider, and a dispute between a national airline and its IT service provider.
In international arbitration, Herman's experience includes representation in SIAC arbitrations in respect of matters as varied as standby offtake agreement and airline software solutions.
Herman is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and Fellow of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore.