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Withers KhattarWong LLP

80 RAFFLES PLACE, UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01, SINGAPORE 048624, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6535 6844
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Fax +65 6534 4892
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www.witherskhattarwong.com
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Pearl Lim

Tel:
Work +65 6535 6844
Email:
Withers LLP

Work Department

Banking, Finance and Property

Position

Partner, Banking, Finance and Property

Career

Pearl's main areas of expertise include banking and finance, securities, bankruptcy and insolvency law, company and commercial law, conveyancing and property law, landlord and tenant law, project finance and international finance.

She has extensive experience in real estate as well as banking, finance and security transactions. Her diverse practice encompasses advising in real estate matters involving acquisition and disposal of commercial, industrial or residential property, sale and purchase of development sites, acquisition of state/ government/ JTC land parcels, and leasing of residential, commercial, retail and industrial properties. Pearl has advised purchasers as well as vendors in sales, acquisitions and sales with leaseback of commercial, retail and industrial buildings and represented landlords and tenants in leasing matters.

On the banking and finance aspect, Pearl has acted for individuals as well as major banks, financial institutions, corporate borrowers, investors and statutory boards in Singapore and overseas in a wide range of banking, finance and security transactions.

She has represented both lenders and borrowers in numerous acquisition, loan and security transactions and advised on the structuring as well as negotiations of security and financing documents.

Pearl regularly gives talks and writes articles on banking and banking-related matters.

Languages

English

Member

Law Society of Singapore

Singapore Academy of Law

Education

University College London, LL.M
Cambridge University, B.A. (Hons) and M.A. (Cantab)
Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law


Singapore: Banking and finance

Banking and finance – Local firms

Within: Banking and finance – Local firms

Withers KhattarWong has strong banking traditions and is on the panels of many of the major banks that operate in the region. It is 'commercial and knowledgeable'. Real estate finance is a particularly forte of the team, which was further bolstered by the arrival of Kenneth Szeto from Colin Ng & Partners LLP. Pearl Lim is 'commercial and thorough', an experienced figure with a substantial record in real estate finance.

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