Ashok Kumar has more than 20 years of experience in legal practice. His core practice area is in Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency and he leads this practice at BlackOak LLC handling both the contentious and non-contentious aspects of this practice. He acts for companies, creditors, financial institutions, banks and insolvency professionals, providing advice on solutions when companies are in a distress or near distress situation and has acted for parties in many high-profile deals such as Jurong Aromatics Corporation, Bilcare Singapore Pte Ltd, Bumi Resources, Vanguard Energy, and Suntech Power. Ashok successfully argued the first reported decision in Singapore approving ?a funded litigation in Re Vanguard Energy Pte Ltd., he also chaired the Sub Committee of the Singapore Academy of Law on Litigation Funding in Insolvency Cases. Ashok has been noted as a leading lawyer in numerous publications including Chambers Global, Chambers Asia, IFLR1000, Asia Pacific Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, PLC Which Lawyer Yearbook and Best Lawyers International, in this practice area. He sits on various committees and has released various publications related to his core practice area.