Tel: +65 6499 9491
Commercial litigation & arbitration; injunctions & emergency/interim relief; medical negligence and misconduct; complex/cross-border matrimonial litigation; employment disputes
Edmund Kronenburg is the managing partner of Braddell Brothers, Singapore’s second-oldest independent law practice, founded in 1883. He is admitted as an advocate & solicitor (Singapore) and solicitor (England & Wales).
As litigation counsel, Edmund is frequently engaged in trial and appellate advocacy predominantly in Singapore’s High Court and Court of Appeal. Edmund has argued against a variety of senior counsel in trials and other hearings, and against Queen’s Counsel, successfully, in an appeal before the Singapore High Court in July 2012.
Edmund’s litigation practice includes commercial and corporate disputes, pre-emptive relief and injunctions, employment disputes, medical negligence and misconduct, corporate insolvency and complex family and matrimonial litigation.
Edmund and his team have handled cases involving worldwide Mareva/freezing injunctions with a combined value in excess of US$1 billion.
As arbitration counsel, Edmund represents clients in international arbitrations, predominantly under the SIAC, ICC and UNCITRAL rules. He is a Fellow of the CIArb, SIArb, MIArb, HKIArb, AMINZ (Arb), PIArb and AIADR.
Edmund and his team represented Indonesia’s PT First Media (Lippo Group) in successfully resisting the enforcement of over 99% of a US$250 million SIAC arbitration award obtained against it and related companies by the Malaysian Astro group, in Singapore.
Edmund also actively sits as an arbitrator. His appointments include arbitrations in Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam. He is admitted to the panels/lists of the AIAC (Malaysia, formerly KLCRA), BANI (Indonesia), BDAC (Brunei), CAA (Taiwan), HKIAC (Hong Kong), KCAB (Korea), IIAM (India), NCAC (Cambodia), PIAC (Vietnam), PDRC (Philippines), IMA (Russia), SCCA (Saudi Arabia), SHIAC (Shanghai), TAI (Thailand), VIAC (Vietnam) and VLCAC (Vietnam).
Who’s Who Legal: Litigation (2018) says that Edmund is “one of Singapore’s highest-regarded litigators and arbitration counsel”. He has been described by the Legal 500 as “aggressive”, “articulate”, “good strategist”, “trusted confidant”, “good advocate” and “best in class”. Chambers & Partners have described him as … “a deeply experienced litigator …” and cites a source stating that Edmund “has the ability to think beyond the conventional and has brilliant ideas in terms of legal strategy”.