CNPLaw LLP Investment Funds & Capital Markets practices have been recognised in the 2023 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific



CNPLaw LLP Investment Funds & Capital Markets practices have been recognised in the 2023 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific

Date Published: 27 January 2023 

The Investment Funds Team: Bill Jamieson, Amit Dhume, Abel Ho and Brian Wong

The Capital Markets Team: Tan Min-Li, Ge Xiaomeng, Crystal Teo, Hathaikorn Ong and Nicole Leong

CNPLaw LLP (CNP) is proud to announce that in the 2023 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific, the firm has been ranked for its Capital Markets practice and Investment Funds practice, with Partners Mr Bill Jamieson and Mr Amit Dhume from CNPLaw’s Investment Funds team having been recognised as Notable Practitioners.

Quotes 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 Capital Markets team at CNP is recognised for assisting clients with equity and debt capital markets issuances in Singapore. The team is well accomplished in the ECM space where it handles IPOs on the Singapore Mainboard and other exchanges in the region as well as private placements. The firm is also well versed in public M&A and delistings. The department often caters to issuers and public companies.”

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.

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 very creative, commercial and has a good understanding of the law. He is very diplomatic.” “Amit has helped us through a transition process which involved multiple jurisdictions. His overall knowledge, commercial awareness and responsiveness is of the highest order.”


The 2023 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.

      Tan Min Li legal Partner at CNPLaw LLP image

        Min-Li’s principal areas of expertise are in corporate and financial services. For 2018 and 2019, she was recognised as Singapore’s Top 100 private practice lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal. For 2021, She is rated as “Highly Regarded”, ranked as a “Distinguished Practitioner” and “Recommended” for Capital Markets by IFLR1000, Asialaw Leading Lawyers and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific respectively.


          Xiaomeng’s practice is focused on corporate finance, M&A and general corporate advisory. Before joining CNP, she started practice in a leading corporate law firm in Singapore. She is fluent in the Chinese language and has been involved in cross-border transactions in the PRC (including Hong Kong), Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan and Australia.

          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.

            Having handled transactions for numerous local and foreign companies across Asia, extending across a wide range of businesses and industries, we have accumulated significant experience advising on an extensive range of corporate finance transactions.

            This includes Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Right issues, Private placements, Convertible bonds issues, Warrants issues, Capitalisation issues, Privatisations, Takeovers and reverse takeovers, Share buybacks, Interested person transactions, Employee share option schemes and performance share schemes, Compliance with the requirements of the Singapore Exchange.

              Practice Areas:  Investment Funds