Date Published: 23 December 2020
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.”
ABOUT CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC
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”.
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, 2020 as “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 is an 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.
Wan Shuen is an associate in the Funds and Financial Services team. Her main areas of practice are investment funds and mergers and acquisitions. She regularly assists in the formation and operation of private funds in several jurisdictions, including drafting the full range of fund documentation, as well as the provision of related regulatory advice. She is also regularly involved in other transactional work involving mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, and employment issues.
Joy is an associate in the Funds and Financial Services team. Her main areas of practice include investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate law. She assists in the establishment of hedge funds, private equity funds and drafting of the related documentation and also assists in corporate transactions such as cross border M&A and joint ventures in various industries.
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.