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Corporate and Commercial Law.

Our lawyers in our Corporate and Commercial Law Practice Group possess substantial skill and experience in providing comprehensive corporate and commercial legal support and advisory services to clients across a wide spectrum of industries.


Combining commercial sensibilities and legal expertise, we assist our clients to structure, organise and implement their business ventures and investments, including structuring and securing investments and financing as well as the establishment of private equity funds for projects in various industries such as new media, entertainment and R&D.


We also actively advise clients who are seeking to establish or expand their presence in Singapore and in the region and work closely with Samuel Seow Corporate Services Pte Ltd and other certified public accountants to provide tax and accounting advice as well as share and assets valuation.


Working closely with our clients to understand in-depth the nature of each of our client‘s business, we are thus able to advise and implement the most efficacious business entity or corporate structure to adopt for any given business deal or undertaking.


Our services include:

  • Incorporation of companies and registration of foreign branches;

  • Registration of business and representative offices;

  • Corporate secretarial services;

  • Advising on shareholder issues and drafting of shareholder agreements;

  • Advising on joint ventures, strategic alliances and partnerships and the preparation of the relevant documentation;

  • Corporate restructurings;

  • Advising on and drafting of sale of goods, licensing, agency and distribution agreements


Our clients include multinational corporations, real estate development and management companies, listed companies, overseas entities, private equity investors, SMEs and start-ups.

Significant Deals List


  • Advised on and prepared the legal documentation for a share swap between companies and the financial assistance issues involved.

  • Advised on and prepared the legal documentation for the establishment of a joint venture involving the contribution of valuable proprietary technology in return for equity and a related buy-sell agreement between certain shareholders.

  • Advised on and prepared the legal documentation for the establishment of a US$100 million fund for financing a slate of feature films involving financing from a well-known US media business.

  • Advised on and prepared the legal documentation for an international games developer in setting up a US$20 million fund by a venture capital company for the financing for games and interactive media products.

  • Negotiated a complex share buy-back exercise and termination of investment agreement involving the Economic Development Board of Singapore, a venture capital company and a private entity.

  • Legal advisers to an incubation fund for projects in the creative industries financed by the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts of Singapore.

  • Advised and negotiated a S$3 million investment by a public listed company into a company dealing in LED technology.

  • Conduct of due diligence on various private companies on behalf of a Malaysian bank for the provision of a revolving credit facility and project loans.

  • Advised and prepared the documentation for a share reduction exercise for a financial and investment advisory company.

  • Advised and prepared the documentation for a share consolidation exercise for a biotech R&D company.

  • Conducted PDPA Talk, audit of business processes, review of forms and contracts for PDPA compliances, and advice on SOPs for the following clients

  • ERA
  • Body Contour
  • NTUC Unity Healthcare & Eldercare
  • True Yoga
  • IPP Financial Advisers
  • CBRE
  • Shenton Wealth
  • Huttons
  • Finexis Advisory
  • Propnex
  • PropertyBank
  • TBC HR Consulting (S)
  • Barker Road Methodist Church
  • KnightFrank Pte Ltd/ Knightfrank Property Network/ Knightfrank Asset Management/ Knightfrank Estate Management
  • AXA
  • JTB
  • Asia Plantation
  • Cengage Learning
  • Clarins
  • MTM SkinCare

  • Portfolio of Retainer Clients including Todai, Hi-5, 6 Degrees, Spuul and Oak3 Films.
  • Advising a property management and development company in the review of its leasing agreements for current properties as well as for a new development comprising a hotel, F&B outlets and residences in historic Chinatown.
  • Advising a listed company in a multi-million dollar acquisition of a popular chain of business hotels in Regional Asia, including the conduct of legal due diligence on a group of target companies in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Advised a company on multiple levels of equity investment involving a Government-linked corporation and structuring of various classes of preference shares.
  • Advised on and prepared the legal documentation for a share swap between companies and the financial assistance issues involved.
  • Advised on and prepared the legal documentation for the establishment of a joint venture involving the contribution of valuable proprietary technology in return for equity and a related buy-sell agreement between certain shareholders.
  • Advised on and prepared the legal documentation for the establishment of a US$100million fund for financing a slate of feature films involving financing from a well-known US media business.
  • Advising on and preparation of legal documentation for the establishment of a joint venture company in the marine industry involving the issue of preference shares and creation of charges over assets for financing of the business.
  • Advised and prepared the documentation for a share reduction exercise for a financial and investment advisory company.
  • Advised on and prepared the legal documentation for an international games developer in setting up a US$20million fund by a venture capital company for the financing for games and interactive media products.
  • Advised and negotiated a S$3million investment by a public listed company into a company dealing in LED technology.
  • Negotiated a complex share buy-back exercise and termination of investment agreement involving the Economic Development Board of Singapore, a venture capital company and a private entity.
  • Conduct of due diligence on various private companies on behalf of a Malaysian bank for the provision of a revolving credit facility and project loans.
  • Advising a local technology company in Singapore on matters relating to the investment by a venture capitalist of US 1 million for the subscription for ordinary shares and redeemable convertible preference shares.
  • Advising an internationally well-known live entertainment promotion company on tax issues in relation to its operations in Singapore.
  • Advised prominent nightlife entertainment business owner on setting up different classes and structures of shares in a joint venture with foreign investors to set up one of Singapore‘s largest nightlife entertainment spot.
  • Assisted and advised one of Singapore‘s most established celebrities in his high profile resignation from the office of Director in a reputable Company.
  • Advising the directors and shareholders on a dispute with an errant director and shareholder involving issues on termination of employment and valuation of shares.
  • Advised and reviewed draft responses for an entertainment and youth marketing company (which connects Japanese entertainment content with core South East Asian business and consumers in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia) on the rights to the Anime Festival Asia trademarks.
  • Reviewed an Alliance Partnership Agreement between a cloud communication company and Singtel.