Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 recognises CNPLaw LLP for its Investment Funds practice



Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 recognises CNPLaw LLP for its Investment Funds practice

Date Published: 24 December 2021 

The Investment Funds Team: Bill Jamieson, Amit Dhume, Abel Ho and Li Zhongsheng

CNPLaw LLP (CNP) is proud to announce that in the 2022 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific, the firm has received a Band 4 ranking for its Investment Funds practice, with Partners Mr Bill Jamieson and Mr Amit Dhume from CNPLaw’s Investment Funds team having been recognised as Notable Practitioners and ranked under Band 2 and Band 4 respectively.

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”.


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. “Bill understands how we work. He is very responsive, able to respond to urgent matters and is also very detailed in his work. He has great funds expertise,” explains one interviewee.”


Regarding Mr Amit Dhume, specifically, Chambers has shared the following review: 

  • Amit Dhume has notable experience advising fund managers regarding the formation of open-ended funds. A source reports: “Amit is a breath of fresh air, he can cut to the chase and is practical and efficient in getting us to our solutions. He doesn’t just recite law at us, he has good commercial sense.”.”


The 2022 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