Bill JAMIESON

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.

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Accolades and Testimonials


  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021
    “Recommended lawyer for Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Investment Funds and Labour and Employment”
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • The Best Lawyers, recognised in the 2021-2022 edition
    “Recognised for Mergers & Acquisitions Law”
    The Best Lawyers, recognised in the 2021-2022 edition
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2018
    “Leading individual for Corporate and M&A”
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2018
  • Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific, 2019, 2020 and 2021
    “Notable Practitioner for Investment Funds”
    Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific, 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • IFLR1000, 2019 (28th Edition), 2020 (29th Edition) and 2021 (30th Edition)
    “Highly Regarded” for Investment Funds”
    IFLR1000, 2019 (28th Edition), 2020 (29th Edition) and 2021 (30th Edition)
  • Thomson Reuters
    Editor of the Singapore volume of Doing Business in Asia published by Thomson Reuters in 2016. This guide provides a thorough framework to the economic and legal structures of the country
    Thomson Reuters
  • Chambers and Partners, 2021

    "Bill Jamieson has a strong practice regularly advising on the formation of Singaporean and offshore-domiciled funds as well as providing related regulatory advice."

    Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • From a client - Asialaw Profiles 2019
    "Bill is very good. Capable, practical and responsive.”
    From a client - Asialaw Profiles 2019
  • From a client - Hera Capital Partners, 2019
    “Bill Jamieson helps Hera Capital Partners with our fund formation in Singapore and some downstream investment and day to day issues that crop up in our asset management business. We can recommend him and CNPLaw to our business contacts who need support with Singapore law issues.”
    From a client - Hera Capital Partners, 2019
  • Boilerplate precedents for Practical law Singapore
    Contributed on Boilerplate precedents for Practical law Singapore
    Boilerplate precedents for Practical law Singapore
  • Singapore chapter of The Asset Management Review 2018 Published by Law Business Research Limited
    Contributed Singapore chapter of The Asset Management Review 2018 Published by Law Business Research Limited
    Singapore chapter of The Asset Management Review 2018 Published by Law Business Research Limited
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019
    “Bill Jamieson brings further senior-level credibility; regarded as ‘responsive and capable’ and ‘commercial’.”
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers, 2019, 2020 and 2021
    “Distinguished Practitioner for Investment Funds”
    Asialaw Leading Lawyers, 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • A Client's Feedback on Chambers and Partners, 2021

    "He is thorough, dedicated, inventive and responsive. We feel that he cares for client relationships, and goes out of his way to find solutions."

    A Client's Feedback on Chambers and Partners, 2021




GET TO KNOW Bill

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. His experience includes 10 years in the City of London and over 20 years in Asia, based in Singapore. Before joining CNP, Bill was a partner in a well-known international law firm. He has worked for clients from all over the world on M&A, capital markets, investment fund, private equity, project finance, leveraged buy-out and restructuring transactions. His focus is on assisting clients access Asian markets and investment flows through Singapore. He also advises on financial services regulatory and employment issues.

He is a leading individual for Corporate and M&A as well as recommended lawyer for Banking and Finance and Labor and Employment in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022. He is also a highly regarded lawyer for Investment Funds in IFLR1000 2022, Chambers Asia Pacific 2022, and Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2022.

Bill is one of the firm’s contacts for Interlaw, a network of independent full-service corporate law firms ranked by Chambers & Partners in its highest category, “Elite” amongst all global law firm networks.

NOTABLE DEALS

Funds and Financial Services: Investment Funds

Shift4Good impact VC fund
CNPLaw LLP (“CNP”) advised Shift4Good SAS, a French impact VC fund manager focusing on sustainable mobility, as Singapore counsel on its first fund, which recently announced its first close at over €100 million. Investors include the European Investment Fund (EIF), Renault Group, French Sovereign Fund Bpifrance, MOTUL, mobility players from MOBILIANS, family offices, and entrepreneur-investors. Shift4Good focuses on sustainable mobility and the circular economy, with a fundraising target of €300 million. Shift4Good Fund-I will invest in approximately 30 Series A and B startups over the next five years, of which two-thirds will be in the European Union and one-third in the rest of the world, focusing on Southeast Asia. CNP also advised Hera Capital Partners Pte Ltd (“HCP”) as Singapore counsel on its participation in Shift4Good. Bill Jamieson, partner, advised HCP and Shift4Good, and said “We are very pleased to be able to assist HCP, a long-standing client, and Shift4Good on their impact investment business, which is becoming a major asset class in our region as well as globally” .


Mergers and Acquisitions: Trading

Lead transaction counsel to Estate Holdings Pte Limited (f.k.a. Integra Holdings Pte Limited) on the sale of Granite Capital SA, a Swiss based petrochemical product trader, to a subsidiary of Zibo Qixiang Tengda Chemical Co., Ltd, a company listed in Shenzhen, China, engaged in R&D, production and distribution of fine chemicals, in a two-step transaction.The transaction value is over USD 70million.


Corporate Restructuring Insolvency: Engineering

CNPLaw LLP advises Pison Investments Pte. Ltd. on its invitation to senior unsecured creditors of the Hyflux group to offer their debt to Pison in a reverse Dutch auction


Funds and Financial Services: Investment Funds

CNPLaw LLP acted as Singapore counsel on the establishment of Hera Capital Partners Holdings VI Pte. Ltd., a Singapore domiciled fund, and on its investment in Nutrition Technologies


Funds and Financial Services: Investment Funds

CNPLaw LLP acted as counsel for Hera Capital Holdings IV Pte. Ltd., investor in a series E-plus pre-IPO investment round by Go-Jek


Funds and Financial Services: Investment Funds

CNPLaw acts as counsel for the successful closing of Wavemaker Pacific 1 Pte. Ltd.


Banking and Finance: Retail

CNPLaw LLP advised the controlling shareholder of Want Want Holdings Ltd. on the US$850 million financing of the delisting offer for the company’s shares


Corporate Restructuring Insolvency: Pharmaceuticals

CNPLaw LLP advised Bilcare Singapore Pte. Limited on its restructuring of US$45.5m of convertible bonds and US$44.5m bonds with warrants to subscribe for shares of Bilcare Limited


Mergers and Acquisitions: Transport

CNPLaw LLP advised container terminal operator Portek International Limited on takeover offers valued at over S$200m.



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