Having worked for a large number of MNCs in Asia for a substantial number of years, I am able to merge the western legal approach to transactions with Asian cultural and legal requirements and sensitivities
12+ years’ experience working in over 9 different Asian countries, including working for a major US law firm prior to joining BLP.
Focused on cross-border M&A and private equity and advising on compliance issues on anti-bribery and corruption matters.
Transactional experience captures 9+ South-East Asian countries including Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
Working across 8 different sectors: real estate & infrastructure, energy & natural resources, banking, auto-finance, telecommunications, textile, pulp and paper and timber and trading sectors.
Examples of work include: an acquisition of a resources company in Indonesia; a joint venture for a MNC in the mobile banking business in Myanmar; corporate advisory to various Japanese trading companies for their global projects; and restructured a Middle Eastern shipping business to enable the first ever back door listing on the stock exchange.
Examples of clients are Marubeni Corporation, Lum Chang, Yoma Strategic, Yoma Bank and Atlantic Navigation Holdings.
Notable achievements include the restructuring of a Middle Eastern shipping business to be listed on the Singapore secondary exchange (Catalist). This was the first Middle Eastern business of its kind to be listed on the Catalist.
Qualified as an English Solicitor and fluent in Malay and Bahasa Indonesia.