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Geraldine Ong joins Drew & Napier LLC as new Head of Real Estate
01 April 2012 - Drew & Napier LLC welcomes Geraldine Ong as director and the new Head of our Real Estate practice.
She has been in legal practice since 1987. Geraldine was the legal advisor with Jurong Town Corporation and the Singapore Technologies group of companies. She set up her own practice before joining KhattarWong as a consultant.
She is also an independent director of several Public Listed Companies in Singapore.
Welcoming Geraldine, Davinder Singh SC, Drew & Napier旧 chief executive said: 専eraldine is a lawyer of high standing and we are delighted that she has joined the Drew family. We hope to better serve our clients with her on board.�
Geraldine has extensive experience in commercial, corporate and conveyancing practice in and outside Singapore, and has particular expertise in the sale, purchase and financing of real property, leases, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and various forms of commercial agreements. Her experience spans across Asia, Australia, South Africa, Middle East, the UK and Europe.
Geraldine has represented high-net-worth Chinese individuals and Chinese companies in China since 2005. She acts for Chinese companies who have been involved in functional beverages, international trade, property development and management, sports, lifestyle and art & culture industries, travel and hospitality.
On her decision to join Drew & Napier, Geraldine said: "Joining Drew is an honour for me both personally and professionally. The firm has positioned itself throughout the years as one of Singapore's leading law firms. The lawyers I had the opportunity to meet are first class and interested in working together to continue to bring quality legal service to the Singapore and the region. I am thrilled to have this opportunity to be a part of Drew�.
Drew and Napier旧 Real Estate Practice Group has been engaged in all aspects of conveyancing and property law since the inception of the firm. The Group is at the forefront of development in the property market. We act for retail consumers, corporate groups, statutory boards and financial institutions in real estate transactions involving residential, commercial and industrial properties in: sale, purchase, lease project development, mortgage, securitization and loan restructuring.
Established in 1889, Drew & Napier LLC is one of Singapore's leading and largest law firms, with over 250 lawyers and fee-earners. Consistently rated top tier in dispute resolution over the years by international ranking organisations such as Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Global, Practical Law Company, Best Lawyers and Asia Law, the firm has 7 Senior Counsel. The firm is headed by chief executive officer, Davinder Singh, Senior Counsel. Drew & Napier LLC is also rated top tier in Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring, Intellectual Property (Patents and Trademarks), Competition & Antitrust, Telecommunications, Media & Technology and Tax, with market leading practices in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, and Admiralty & Shipping. For more information, please visit www.drewnapier.com