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Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024 recommends CNPLaw LLP across six practice areas and eleven of its lawyers

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CNPLaw LLP (CNP) is pleased to announce that six of our practices and eleven of our lawyers have been “Recommended by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024”. Additionally, we have been mentioned as a firm to watch for Start-Up and Venture Capital.

We are grateful for the trust and confidence that our clients have placed in us. Special thanks to our team of talented lawyers and staff for their dedication to our clients and the firm and for their commitment to excellence.

– CNPLaw’s Managing Partner, Ms Lisa Theng

The practices recommended and the reviews provided by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024:

 

Banking and Finance:

CNPLaw LLP has a wide-ranging banking and finance practice, drawing on the experience and expertise of a variety of partners and lawyers that have a focus on this area. Corporate lending remains the core of the practice that has additional expertise in project finance, acquisition finance and debt restructurings. Blockchain and cryptocurrency matters also form a component of the team’s work. Bill Jamieson is an English lawyer with 20 years of experience in Singapore. Quek Li Fei leads the banking and finance group, which also includes Wong Pei-Ling.

 

Capital Markets – Debt and Equity:

Counting mid-market listed companies, corporate finance houses and high-net-worth individuals among its key roster of clients, CNPLaw LLP advises on equity, debt and structured securities mandates, with demonstrable experience in the technology and fintech arenas. The practice also assists listed companies on continuing listing obligations and corporate actions, such as restructurings, capital reductions, placements and share buybacks. Min-Li Tan leads the team and advises on capital markets deals throughout the Asia Pacific region, while Pradeep Kumar Singh acts for companies listed on the SGX on issuance and transactions.

 

Corporate and M&A:

Counting private and public companies, high-net-worth individuals, public sector entities and financial institutions among its key roster of clients, the ‘prompt, attentive and sharp’ practice at CNPLaw LLP advises on M&A and divestments, in addition to general corporate and commercial matters. Managing partner Lisa Theng handles private equity and venture capital transactions, and jointly leads the team alongside Min-Li Tan, who advises on M&A and corporate finance matters, and Ken Chia, who spearheads the firm’s corporate advisory group.

Testimonials

One client shared: “Quality of service, prompt in response, quick in delivery and prepared to work round the clock.

Another client shared: “Prompt, attentive and sharp.

 

Dispute Resolution:

CNPLaw LLP has a sizeable team dedicated to litigation and arbitration, including commercial litigation, construction cases and employment disputes. The firm has continued to develop its standing in fraud and white-collar crime, contractual and shareholder disputes, trusts litigation, and real estate cases. Subramanian Pillai has vast experience in litigation and arbitration, including construction and engineering cases. He heads the team along with Venetia Tan and Soo Ling See Tow.

One client shared: “Throughout, the advice and recommendations, besides being sound and professional, exhibit strong understanding of our thinking and purpose as well as careful calibration of commercial value. To help us manage the cost of litigation, Venetia Tan and her team planned for time-efficient communications, saving us time and money.”

“Most importantly, what distinguish CNPLaw as a good legal partner is the same as what distinguish a good business partner; to care genuinely about your clients and to think win-win.”

“We are very lucky to have found them and would recommend them to other businesses anytime.”

 

Investment Funds:

CNPLaw LLP continues to inhabit the investment funds world with some considerable success. The team has a background in hedge funds, private equity funds, mutual funds, venture capital funds and commodity funds. It has continued to advise on the launch of high-value private equity funds and a large number of VCC structured funds.

Mr Bill Jamieson recommended as a Leading individual

One client shared: “The team that Bill Jamieson leads is amazing in every way. Attentive to budgetary constraints, and provide practical advice and industry insights. It is also a diverse team comprising of associates and partners from very diverse backgrounds.

 

Labour and Employment:

CNPLaw LLP has a rounded practice focusing on non-contentious and contentious employment issues and immigration matters. It advises a large number of Singapore and Southeast Asia-based businesses. Pradeep Kumar Singh and Bill Jamieson are versatile practitioners, largely focused in transactional and advisory matters, with a history of employment engagements. The team has continued to work on a range of key matters, such as share option schemes, employee transfer issues, employee dismissals, and retrenchment exercises. Wong Pei-Ling is another notable partner.

 

Start-up and Venture Capital:

CNPLaw LLP has been mentioned as a firm to watch for Start-up and Venture Capital.

With Lisa Theng spearheading the offering, CNPLaw LLP is well-versed at advising a broad range of clients on issues related to share option schemes, buyouts, M&A and venture capital and private equity transactions.

 

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About the Legal 500 Asia Pacific

The Legal 500 ranks law firms based on client feedback, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers. In doing so, the Legal 500 provides a guide to the world’s leading law firms and lawyers.

 

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