Miss Thenuga Vijakumar

Thenuga Vijakumar

Lawyer biography

Thenuga is a Senior Associate at the Firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Practice. Her main areas of practice include consensual and non-consensual restructuring and insolvency, and cross-border disputes.

She has represented both local and international clients in various restructuring and insolvency cases involving judicial management, schemes of arrangement and related moratoria and most recently the recognition of foreign insolvency practitioners and foreign proceedings in Singapore under common law and the UNCITRAL Model Law.

She is a disputes lawyer with substantial court and arbitration experience. In this respect, she has represented local and international clients in the Singapore Court and in SIAC and ICC arbitrations covering various industries including the oil and gas, paper manufacturing, telecommunications and food processing industries.

Thenuga graduated from the Singapore Management University with a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Business Management with a double major.

She is admitted to the Singapore Bar and serves on the Law Society of Singapore’s Alternative Dispute Resolution committee and Pro Bono Services Project Law Help committee.


Insolvency & Restructuring

Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Bill passed
Singapore | 26 October 2018

The much-anticipated Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Bill was recently passed. The bill aims to ensure that Singapore's restructuring and insolvency laws remain relevant and progressive to support its position as a global restructuring hub. The bill also represents the last phase of implementing recommendations from the Insolvency Law Review Committee and the Committee to Strengthen Singapore as an International Centre for Debt Restructuring.