Mr Francis Mok > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

Financial Regulatory & Compliance


Co-Head of the Firm’s Financial Services Department and Co-Head of the Firm’s Financial Regulatory & Compliance Practice


Francis specialises in regulatory issues, in particular, financial services and commodities regulations.

He regularly advises banks, financial institutions, investment banks, securities dealers, futures brokers and fund managers. His expertise also includes the structuring and documentation of derivatives transactions.

He was called to the Singapore Bar in 1997 and joined the Firm in 1998.




Graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) degree (First Class) in 1996.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Financial services regulatory: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Francis MokAllen & Gledhill LLP

Allen & Gledhill LLP fields an ‘experienced set of well-rounded lawyers‘ with combined expertise in financial services advisory and disputes. The five-partner team is jointly led by Francis Mok and Karen Tiah, who collectively have ‘a tremendous amount of experience‘ advising banks, insurers, brokers and fund managers, on various regulatory issues, financial products and structuring derivatives transactions. Adrian Ang focuses on licensing matters, the distribution of financial products, outsourcing and arrangements and conduct of business requirements. Aaron Lee‘s contentious practice spans fraud, insider trading, money laundering, corruption, securities and market misconduct.

Singapore > Capital markets: structured finance, derivatives and securitisation: Local firms

(Leading individuals)

Francis MokAllen & Gledhill LLP

Allen & Gledhill LLP has an established presence in structured finance, derivatives and securitisation. The firm is a leader in OTC derivatives, covered bonds, infrastructure capital and cashflow securitisations. Francis Mok is co-head of the financial services group and is a prominent name in the derivatives field. Yeo Wico is an experienced capital markets specialist with a fine record in structured finance, securitisation and Islamic products. Evan Lam is noted for derivatives, securitisations and covered bond programmes. Margaret Chin and Magdalene Leong are also key team members.