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Shook Lin & Bok LLP
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Work Department

Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; Financial Services Regulatory; Technology, Media and Telecommunications; Energy & Natural Resources


David Chong is a Partner of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. He specialises in corporate and corporate finance, with particular experience in the communications, media, technology, energy and natural resources sector. He has advised on cross-border transactions in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. His principal focus is on mergers and acquisitions (both public and private), including tender offers, schemes, reverse takeovers, privatisations and de-listings, joint ventures, MBOs, earn-outs, asset purchases, restructurings, anti-trust and merger control.

His technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice includes production finance, development, licensing and distribution of media and technology assets. David also undertakes general advisory and regulatory work particularly in the finance and TMT sectors and SGX listing compliance.

He is a director of Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd, a governor of the Singapore International Foundation and secretary to the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation.


English; Mandarin; Cantonese


BA (Hons), Cambridge University (1997); Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (1999); Solicitor, England & Wales (2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > TMT: local firms

Focusing on technology-related M&A transactions, fundraising, venture capital, regulatory matters and personal data protection laws, Shook Lin & Bok LLP‘s practice is headed by corporate and corporate finance partner, David Chong. Ying Ming HoDayne Ho and Eric Chan are the other key figures.

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: local firms

Shook Lin & Bok LLP has a long history with Western and North Asian clients and has a growing number of engagements from Chinese businesses; it has a number of Chinese-qualified partners and Mandarin speakers across the team. It has extensive experience in healthcare, technology, media and education especially and is also a growing force in private equity and venture capital investments. David Chong is a prominent name, as is Ho Ying Ming, while Teo Mae Shaan is noted for healthcare deals.