We are a relationship-driven firm, working closely with our clients to appreciate their business needs and challenges 

Asia Practice LLC (‘Asia Practice’)

is a corporate and finance focussed Singapore- based law practice with expertise in corporate, regulatory and compliance as well as commercial transactions.

Our lawyers provide full service corporate support to banks and financial institutions as well as corporates advising on all types of corporate and financing structures, from the structuring to the enforcement, from mergers and acquisitions, loan facilities to securitisations, including trade, commodities, project and real estate financing.

 

Regulatory advice is an area of expertise and our clients include corporates as well as market participants and stakeholders.

Director

Building on the practice he established as a partner at an international law firm, Chien Herr is frequently instructed on banking and finance and corporate commercial matters. He advises on all aspects of financing; his mergers and acquisitions and cross-border ship finance expertise has been mentioned in a number of prominent industry publications. His sector experience includes fintech and start-ups, maritime, commodities and commercial property developments (in Singapore and overseas).

Chien Herr’s well-rounded practice includes advising banks and companies on a variety of cross-border restructuring transactions, work-outs as well as enforcement scenarios. His corporate commercial portfolio also includes advising on the corporate and finance aspects of joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

Lee Chien Herr

Director

Leon is a banking, finance and corporate lawyer, known for his commercial, client- focussed advice as well as the perspective which he brings to bear due to the international nature of his practice (having also practiced in Tokyo for some time).

With more than 20 years of practice experience, his expertise is frequently called upon in relation to structuring advice for innovative products, trade and commodities finance, mergers and acquisitions as well as insolvency and restructuring transactions. His banking and finance practice also includes asset finance transactions involving vessels, aircraft, commercial and residential property. Power and infrastructure project finance, restructuring of sovereign debt are also areas of experience.

Leon Low

Director

Jonathan’s practice is in banking and finance, regulatory, general corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. In his time at some of Singapore’s largest firms and an international firm specialising in finance and transportation, he has worked on a number of high-value and complex, cross-border asset finance and commercial banking matters. He is consistently recognised as a leading individual in the Shipping area in a prominent industry publication.

He has also advised on transactional and regulatory swaps and derivatives matters. His regulatory experience includes advising banks, international financial institutions looking to set up in Singapore, start-ups and fintech companies on licensing and compliance issues. In addition, he has assisted companies with early-stage investments in, and mergers and acquisitions of, assets both in Singapore and abroad.

Jonathan Tan

Associate Director

Richway leads the firm’s Media practice (both contentious and non-contentious). He has advised on investments related to media content worldwide. He regularly speaks at conferences and film festivals on matters related to film & content financing, IP Protection, and Media law.  He is also a seasoned disputes lawyer having successfully represented banks, PE firms, MNCs and high net-worth individuals in complex high value disputes before the Singapore Courts and at various international arbitration centres.

 

Richway was the General Counsel of one of Southeast Asia’s leading content and media funds, which has also co-produced Storm Boy (the top grossing Australian made movie of 2019) and Bottom of the Ninth (a baseball movie endorsed by the New York Yankees)

Richway Ponnampalam

 

Your Career with Us

Our people are our most important asset and we do our best to train and mentor each member

of our team

We offer practice training contracts to committed law graduates who are eligible for admission to the Singapore Bar.

Our trainees work closely with the Directors and associates and enjoy remuneration packages comparable to other top tier Singapore firms.

 

The firm also relies on its team of support personnel, which includes legal secretaries and general administrative staff.

All staff enjoy competitive market remuneration.

 

Please Contact Us for more information.

 

Get in Touch

Contact Us

+65 6220 1912 (Tel) / +65 6220 9131 (Fax)

We're located at

10 Anson Rd #30-06A

Singapore (079903)

Office Hours

Mondays to Fridays | 9am to 6pm 

 

Copyright Notice

© Asia Practice LLC 2016. Asia Practice LLC (Registration No. 201620581G) is registered in Singapore under the Companies Act (Cap.50) with limited liability.

Legal Notices. Asia Practice is a Singapore law firm comprising Asia Practice LLC and any affiliated undertakings.

References in the Legal Notices and elsewhere on this website to Asia Practice mean Asia Practice LLC, any subsidiaries and affiliates, and the other partnerships, corporations and undertakings which are authorised to practise using the name "Asia Practice" as the context may require. "We" or "us" or "our" mean Asia Practice LLC. The term "director" is used to refer to a member of Asia Practice LLC or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications or an individual with equivalent status in one of Asia Practice LLC's affiliated undertakings.