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.
He brings depth of experience, including a first class degree in law from Oxford, 10 years in the City of London and over 20 years in Asia, based in Singapore. Before joining CNP Law, he was a partner in an international law firm. He co-heads the firm’s Funds and Financial Services team and is the chief editor of the firm’s newsletter CNPupdate. He is also active in Interlaw, a leading network of law firms in 150 cities worldwide, and sits on the Singapore Law Society Corporate Practice Committee.
He has worked for clients from all over the world on challenging transactions in different jurisdictions and at different stages of the economic cycle. He has a focus on assisting clients access Asian markets and investment flows through Singapore, involving activity such as investment fund set-up, venture capital and private equity investments, and cross-border M&A. He also advises financial institutions and borrowers on banking and finance transactions and businesses and individuals on employment issues and employee incentives.
The main lesson he has learned in his legal career is that every client and their situation are different and they require a unique response rather than a standard answer.