Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) today announced the opening of its new foreign law practice in Singapore. .The office will be led by Managing Director & CEO Vivek Kathpalia and Director Dipti Bedi, and the firm will continue to grow its Singapore team in the coming months.Kathpalia had recently resigned from Nishith Desai Associates after spending 18 years at the firm.Dipti was working as Principal Counsel at Cairn Oil & Gas before joining CAM. .CAM Singapore will operate as a licensed foreign law practice offering Indian law expertise. The firm aims to assist companies in Singapore and the region in navigating through the Indian legal and regulatory framework. The areas of focus will be International Arbitration, Fintech, Investment Funds, Corporate Advisory, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Technology & Data Protection, Cross Border Insolvency and Private Client service..Kathpalia has over 22 years of experience, 14 of which have been in Singapore as a licensed foreign lawyer. He has vast experience of advising a varied clientele in Singapore, Japan and globally, with respect to their Indian law requirements and developing key markets with a focus on India. He has experience in a broad range of areas including M&A and PE transactions, Technology and Education. He also practiced as a litigator in the Bombay High Court in his early years as an advocate.Bedi has over 13 years of experience with a focus in Banking & Finance, International Arbitration, Disputes and employment. She had worked with CAM for seven years and left for Vedanta Limited, before rejoining the firm in February 2021..On the opening of the Singapore office, Managing Partner Cyril Shroff said, “The opening of the Singapore office is a part of the firm’s larger strategic view of Singapore as a thriving hub for Asia Pacific and also for the firm’s domestic and international clientele. Singapore remains a key focus for us with immense potential and growth opportunities. We are pleased to announce that we now have a functional foreign law licensed office in Singapore.”On heading the firm's Singapore office, Kathpalia said, “I am delighted to join CAM in their maiden international foray. I have witnessed Singapore developing itself into a key economic and business hub for India over the last 14 years that I have been here. The CAM brand is very well established in Singapore and the presence of CAM Singapore on the ground will have significant impact.”Partner, Head of International Business Development & Co-Head of the Private Client Practice Rishabh Shroff said, “We are delighted with our new office in Singapore. Given the attraction of high net worth individuals to Singapore, the decision to have our presence in a rich ecosystem of Singapore was a logical step in our growth strategy.”.Earlier this year, CAM opened its representative office in Singapore. It also recently announced the opening of an office in GIFT City, Gandhinagar. With this announcement, CAM will have six offices in India, an office in IFSC (GIFT City) and an office in Singapore..If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.