Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 recognises CNPLaw LLP for its Investment Funds practice



Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 recognises CNPLaw LLP for its Investment Funds practice

Date Published: 23 December 2020 

The Investment Funds Team: Bill Jamieson, Amit Dhume, Abel Ho, Goh Wan Shuen and Joy Tan.


CNPLaw LLP (CNP) is proud to announce that in the 2021 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific, the firm has received a Band 4 ranking for its Investment Funds practice, with Mr Bill Jamieson, Partner at CNP recognised as a Notable Practitioner and is ranked under Band 3.

As quoted from Chambers, the Investment Funds team at CNP is known for “a wide range of investment fund matters including fund formation, management, revisions and regulatory advice”. The team “frequently acts for investment professionals in the formation of Cayman Islands-domiciled funds” and “handles the full gamut of equity, venture capital, real estate and hedge fund structures”.


The Investment Funds team has received the following testimonials from clients interviewed by Chambers:

  • One client appreciates that the firm is able to “come up with very creative solutions,” adding that “over and over again the team thinks outside the box to provide solutions.”
  • Another source notes: “The firm is solution-driven, commercially astute and has an excellent knowledge of the ever-evolving local regulations.”


Chambers has also highlighted the following matter that the team worked on:


Regarding Mr Bill Jamieson, specifically, Chambers has shared the following review: 

  • “Bill Jamieson has a strong practice regularly advising on the formation of Singaporean and offshore-domiciled funds as well as providing related regulatory advice. One client notes [that] he is thorough, dedicated, inventive and responsive, [who] cares for client relationships, and goes out of his way to find solutions.”



The 2021 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific is a guide published by Chambers and Partners that recommends leading lawyers and law firms across Asia and Pacific Rim. Quoted from Chambers: “law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 (highest) – 6 (lowest) and being ranked in any band is a significant achievement. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client”. 

Bill Jamieson is a Partner at CNPLaw LLP. Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law in the areas of corporate law, banking and finance and securities laws. He enjoys working in the diverse and dynamic Asian market and helping his clients to achieve their goals.

    Bill’s practice focuses on corporate financing transactions, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and employment law matters. His experience includes 10 years in the City of London and over 20 years in Asia. Before joining CNP, Bill was a partner in a well-known international law firm. He is recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, Investment Funds and Labour and Employment in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021. Bill is one of the firm’s contacts for Interlaw, a network of independent full-service corporate law firms ranked by Chambers and Partners in its highest category, “Elite”, amongst all global law firm networks.

    Amit Dhume Partner at CNPLaw LLP


      Amit’s practice focuses on corporate law, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory and compliance matters. He has over 15 years’ experience in these areas of law. Amit’s expertise has been recognised in Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021 as a Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A as well as Investment Funds. In December 2016, Amit was named by Singapore Business Review as one of the 70 most influential lawyers in Singapore under the age of 40.

      Abel Ho Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

        Senior Associate
        Abel is a senior associate in the Funds team. His main areas of practice are in investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory and compliance matters. He regularly assists in the establishment and operation of private funds and hedge funds using Singapore and offshore structures. He also assists in the full range of fund documentation including private placement memorandums, limited partnership agreements, investment management and sub-advisory agreements, administration agreements, and subscription agreements.

        We provide legal advisory services to fund managers, investors and investee companies in relation to both open-end funds and closed-end funds that deal with a variety of asset classes and employ different investment strategies including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, mutual funds, commodity funds and exchange traded funds.

          Practice Areas:  Investment Funds