Our warmest congratulations to Rajah & Tann Singapore partners Gregory VijayendranÂ andÂ Kala AnandarajahÂ for being awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) and the Public Service Star (BBM) respectively in this yearâs Singapore National Day Awards.
During the Circuit Breaker period of the COVID-19 pandemic,Â among other things,Â Gregory was tirelesslyÂ advocating for legal services to be classified as essential services and ledÂ The Law Society of SingaporeÂ in collaborating with theÂ Ministry of Law, SingaporeÂ to secure the requisite approvals for law firms,Â while Kalaâs BBM is in recognition of her service as a long-standing board member of the Building & Construction Authority under the Ministry of National Development. Kala was in 2014 awarded the Public Service Medal for her contributions with another Board/Ministry.
Both partners are deeply humbled to receive such honourable commendation through the Singapore National Day Awards, which are a means of acknowledging various forms of commendable services to our country. This recognition also reminds us of the diverse ways through which many of our partners contribute to our island home and its communities.