Singapore-Based WeR1 Consultants Appointed First Asian Member Of International Crisis and Litigation PR Alliance (CLCA)

2015-06-30 14:57 5658

SINGAPORE, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore-based WeR1 Consultants Pte. Ltd. ("WeR1") which offers investor relations, tech PR and crisis communications services, has been appointed the first Asian member of the international Crisis & Litigation Communicators' Alliance ("CLCA" or "the Alliance").

Lai Kwok Kin, Managing Director of WeR1
Lai Kwok Kin, Managing Director of WeR1

The Alliance comprises professional communications consultancies from around the world, all with proven track records in crisis and litigation public relations.

Alliance members combine their expertise for sensitive cross-border matters that call for collaboration between litigation PR agencies in different jurisdictions. The CLCA now has seven members in seven countries, spanning Asia, Europe and the US.

WeR1 has provided communications counsel to several high-profile legal cases and has also led crisis management PR for companies in Malaysia, Hong Kong and India. 

WeR1's founder and Managing Director, Mr. Lai Kwok Kin, was previously Chief Correspondent of Reuters in Malaysia and also headed equities research in Malaysia for the U.S. investment bank Merrill Lynch.

Mr Lai said: "Crisis and litigation PR require experienced communications practitioners who are also familiar with the law. We are honoured to have been invited to join the CLCA whose members are experts with exceptional track records in their respective jurisdictions in the United States and Europe. WeR1 looks forward to collaborating with other CLCA members to elevate the service levels of our clients."

Ms Louise Beeson, CLCA Chairperson and Senior Consultant at London-based member firm Bell Yard Communications, comments:

"I am delighted to welcome WeR1 as our new member. WeR1 is a quality firm in Asia with a strong understanding of how to navigate the challenges of communicating to numerous diverse audiences in litigation and crisis situations. I am confident WeR1 will be trustworthy partners when clients require expert PR advice in Asia."

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WeR1 Consultants Pte Ltd
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About WeR1 Consultants

WeR1 Consultants is an agency specialising in four key areas – Investor Relations, Tech PR, Crisis Communications and Litigation PR. Our service is distinguished by a high level of strategy led by senior consultants with decades of experience in media, capital markets and communications.

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About the CLCA: The Crisis & Litigation Communicators' (CLCA) is an international Alliance of specialist PR firms who are experts in crisis and litigation communications counsel in their respective jurisdictions. Member firms include:

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