Pinsent Masons MPillay to launch consulting service in Singapore

20 Apr 2018 | 10:41 am | 1 min. read

Pinsent Masons MPillay is set to launch its flexible consulting service, Vario, in Singapore.

This represents another step in the firm's expansion of innovative services, which saw it take the Vario model to Australia in July 2017. The firm is witnessing increased client demand for its flexible lawyer solution globally and is enhancing its services for clients across APAC.

Pinsent Masons MPillay will formally launch this service in mid 2018 led by Kate Cauldwell-Hunt who will transfer from the UK. Kate will be working closely with Vario Australia to engage with organisations operating within and into Singapore, whilst building the local network of consultants.

Pinsent Masons MPillay plans to appoint 30 consultants to the Singaporean bench over the coming six months.

Matthew Kay, Director of Vario, said:

“Singapore is a buoyant market where clients have a clear appetite for innovation. Vario Singapore will be providing fresh opportunities to both legal professionals and organisations that are looking for flexibility in the workplace.

The Singaporean market is very different from that of the UK and Australia. However, there is strong demand from our clients for a service such as this and we know that legal professionals across the world are seeking different ways of working.

One thing that will not change is our rigorous commitment to providing legal professionals who are technically skilled and have been professionally assessed as suited to consulting. This is one of our differentiators and will continue to be so, wherever the services launches next."

Also commenting on the expansion was Mohan Pillay, Partner and Joint Head of Office for Singapore, who said:

"The Singaporean market forms a strategic and key part of the firm's overall growth plans. We have invested heavily in bringing new services and offices to Asia and this launch is a part of our overall plan and commitment to the region.

We anticipate this service expanding into additional countries across Asia; this as a reflection of the opportunities we are seeing and the growth that we are planning for.

Pinsent Masons MPillay is a key hub in Pinsent Masons Asia Pacific network, serving clients in the infrastructure, energy, technology and financial services industries both across Asia and worldwide

Latest press releases

Show me all press releases

Pinsent Masons advises Wesleyan Assurance Society on sale of Wesleyan Bank

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Wesleyan Assurance Society on its sale of Wesleyan Bank Limited and subsidiaries to Hampshire Trust Bank plc, subject to regulatory approval.

Pinsent Masons advises Malaysia-based Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) on first international offshore wind investment

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Malaysian utility, TNB and Vantage RE, its UK/European arm, on its acquisition of a 49% stake in the offshore wind farm company Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Limited (BODL) from EDF Renewables.

Pinsent Masons advises UK Government on first purchase of Covid-19 antivirals

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the UK government on its contracts for the purchase of significant volumes of two novel, Covid-19 specific, antivirals.

People who viewed this press release also viewed

Show me all press releases

Pinsent Masons advises Wesleyan Assurance Society on sale of Wesleyan Bank

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Wesleyan Assurance Society on its sale of Wesleyan Bank Limited and subsidiaries to Hampshire Trust Bank plc, subject to regulatory approval.

Pinsent Masons advises Malaysia-based Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) on first international offshore wind investment

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Malaysian utility, TNB and Vantage RE, its UK/European arm, on its acquisition of a 49% stake in the offshore wind farm company Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Limited (BODL) from EDF Renewables.

Pinsent Masons advises UK Government on first purchase of Covid-19 antivirals

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the UK government on its contracts for the purchase of significant volumes of two novel, Covid-19 specific, antivirals.

For all media enquiries, including arranging an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact the press office on

+44 (0)20 7418 8199 or 

Location contacts