Singapore

Overview


We have a strong commitment to client service. Led by seven partners and supported by a team of highly responsive, well-resourced and commercially astute lawyers, our Singapore office serves as a dynamic hub for our practice in Asia Pacific and brings together our global network of industry-leading talent to provide you with premier legal solutions on your most important matters. We work across industries from financial services to energy, infrastructure, FinTech and blockchain, technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, agribusiness and manufacturing.

Our partners, many of whom have worked in the region for more than two decades, are recognized by numerous reputable industry publications as leaders in their fields and have been involved in some of the most innovative and groundbreaking matters across the region. Our lawyers have also handled highly sensitive compliance and investigations matters for some of the world’s largest companies.

Our core practices include:

  • Project Development and Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance and Banking
  • Government Investigations and Compliance
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • Financial Crime
  • Export Control and Sanctions
  • Investment Funds
  • Private Wealth
  • Tax
  • Employment and Labor

Our transactional team has particular strength in international project development and finance, representing investors, developers, sponsors, governments, state-owned entities, commercial lenders, multilateral agencies and government export credit agencies on a wide range of projects, including many of Asia’s landmark power, oil and gas, petrochemicals, mining and infrastructure projects. Our partners have an outstanding track record in driving some of the largest and most complex project development and finance transactions in the region.

On the pulse of technological innovation and efforts to reduce the carbon intensity of the energy supply chain, we are at the vanguard of the energy transition, decarbonization and renewable energy projects.

Our lawyers have deep regional corporate experience and have been involved in structuring and completing cross-border joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and private entity investments for the United States and other international clients on a variety of structured transactions involving multiple jurisdictions.

We have one of the largest dedicated government investigations and compliance teams among all the international firms in the Asia Pacific. Our team in Asia leads investigations around the world and has been trusted by multinational corporations for decades to handle some of their most sophisticated compliance and regulatory matters in not only Asia Pacific, but also in the US, Europe and the Middle East. Our team is the legal counsel of choice for many of the largest pharmaceutical and medical device companies, engineering, manufacturing and technology companies, oil and gas supermajors and financial institutions.

With many of our clients showing interest in doing business in the Asia region, we have established a dedicated team of more than 20 lawyers based in Singapore with deep understanding of the region’s legal and business environment and multilingual capabilities. Our team has the “on-the-ground” experience that is essential for the successful closing and/or delivery of sophisticated legal services in this exciting market.

For additional information on our Asia-Pacific practice, please contact Yuet Ming Tham or Clarinda Tjia-Dharmadi.

People


We combine personal passions with industry and legal prowess to deliver for our clients every day.