At RESPONDEK & FAN we share some fundamental values: to join our hands to create the legal structures that make our clients' businesses successful in every market. We aim to maximize our clients' growth chances while minimizing any perceived legal risks. Our goal is to provide legal services with a personal approach - always on time.

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), 1981
Master of Laws (LL.M.), 1983
Doctor iuris (Ph.D.), 1987

Dr. Andreas Respondek

Managing Director

+65 9751 0757 / +66 89 896 4048
Languages: English | Deutsch | Francais | ไทย | 中文

Dr. Respondek started his legal career in the US with two (winning) precedents from the Louisiana Supreme Court in his own name in 1983. He is a German "Rechtsanwalt", an American Attorney at Law as well as a Chartered Arbitrator (FCIArb). After heading the Legal Department of a multinational corporation in Europe, he moved to Asia in 1994 to establish the Asia Pacific Legal Department of a leading international Healthcare Company. Thereafter he led multinational companies in Asia as Managing Director (Thailand; Greater China) and Regional Managing Director Asia Pacific. He established RESPONDEK & FAN in 1998 in Singapore and its counterpart in Bangkok in 2000. Andreas focuses on international commercial law, international contracts, M&A and international arbitration.


Founder and Managing Director of Respondek & Fan, Singapur – Bangkok 

1998 – 1999 
Regional Managing Director Fresenius Asia Pacific, Bangkok / Singapore

1997 – 1998
Managing Director Boehringer Mannheim China Ltd., Hong Kong / Beijing

1996 – 1997
Managing Director Boehringer Mannheim Thailand Ltd., Bangkok / Thailand

1993 – 1996
Director Legal Services and Member of the Board, Boehringer Mannheim Pte. Ltd./ De Puy Asia Pacific, Singapore

1991 – 1993
Director Legal Services, Secretary of the Executive Committee, Member of the Board, Boehringer Mannheim Overseas, Luxembourg

1989 – 1991
Area Counsel and Company Secretary with Boehringer Mannheim International S.A., Luxembourg

1988 – 1989
Legal Counsel with Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt and Singapore

1984 – 1987
Private law practice with several International Law Firms in Germany

Previous Board Memberships
Beijing Boehringer Mannheim Zhixin Medical Company, Beijing
Boehringer Mannheim Far East Pte. Ltd. (Holding Company), Singapore
Boehringer Mannheim Thailand Ltd., Bangkok
Boehringer Mannheim Taiwan Ltd., Taipei
Boehringer Mannheim Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur
Boehringer Mannheim China Ltd., Hong Kong
P.T. Boehringer Mannheim Batam, Indonesia
Farmaceuticos Lakeside S.A. de C.V., Mexico City

Additional Appointments
Chartered Arbitrator:

FCIArb (London, Februar 2007)

Member of Arbitration Panels:
AUSTRIA – Vienna International Arbitration Center (VIAC)
CHINA–北京仲裁委员会 Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC)
HONG KONG – Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
MALAYSIA – Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA)
SINGAPORE – Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb); Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC), 01.05.2003 – 31.12.2014
TAIWAN - Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei
THAILAND – Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI)
VIETNAM–Pacific International Arbitration Center (PIAC)
DUBAI – Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)
ICDR – International Centre for Dispute Resolution, International Panel of Arbitrators
KOREA - Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB)

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