Director, Drew & Napier
Drew & Napier LLC
Meryl is a litigator and a Director in both the Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property (IP) Departments. Meryl is one of the leading up-and-coming practitioners in litigation in Singapore and is well respected amongst her peers. Particularly well-versed in contentious corporate disputes, IP, media and technology as well as Domain Name disputes, Meryl is the first port of call for timely practical and commercial advice as well as strong advocacy in these areas. Meryl’s distinctive competency leads her to act in many complex litigation and arbitrations concerning IP infringement as well as civil, corporate and commercial matters involving contractual disputes, defamation, breach of director’s duties and employment law. Many of her clients include high net worth individuals, listed companies as well as renowned international and household names in the hospitality, media, F&B, technology, agriculture, resources, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries.
Meryl graduated with a double degree, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (Distinction) from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Meryl was admitted as an Australian Lawyer in 2008. She joined Drew & Napier in 2008 as an International Lawyer and was called to the Singapore Bar in January 2011. In 2019, Meryl was appointed to the panel of experts (“Expert Panellist”) for the World IP Organisation’s (“WIPO”) Fast-Track Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution Procedure for Consumer Fairs. She is also a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.