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Mae Shaan Teo

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Shook Lin & Bok LLP

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Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; Employment


Teo Mae Shaan is a Partner of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. Her area of practice comprises a broad range of corporate matters, with a particular focus on corporate, employment, regulatory compliance and mergers and acquisitions. She advises multi-national corporations and private companies on their mergers and acquisitions and investments as well as on their general corporate matters such as advising on their commercial and operations related agreements, licence applications. Her particular focus is in the healthcare sector where she has assisted clients in the due diligence, negotiations and acquisitions of healthcare institutions. She also advises on various regulatory and compliance matters in the finance sector to having advised on share and asset acquisitions and disposals and corporate restructuring exercises. Her expertise in employment includes drafting and advising clients on employment contracts, employee share and incentive schemes, employment handbooks, organisational restructuring issues, redundancy exercises and termination of employees, as well as advising on restrictive covenants and fiduciary duties and collective agreements and interacting with labour unions and employment passes. 


English; Mandarin


LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore (2003); Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore, (2004); Solicitor, England & Wales (2009)

Singapore: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A – Local firms

Within: Corporate and M&A – Local firms

Shook Lin & Bok LLP is steadily increasing its market share of higher-value deals, including public takeover work. It provides 'Magic Circle quality of advice' and 'exceptional value'. The young partnership team has substantial international law firm experience and has deep connections to banks, other financial institutions and multinational corporates. It advised the joint financial advisers to Nesta Investment Holdings on its S$16bn takeover of Global Logistic Properties. It also acted for TVS Asianics, the logistics service provider, in its acquisition of Pan Asia Logistics Group’s freight forwarding and contract logistics businesses. David Chong and Teo Mae Shaan are praised for their 'quality of advice, international experience, communication and intensity of engagement'. Michelle Phang, who previously practised in London, and Ho Ying Ming are also key partners, with the latter having a strong background in private equity and venture capital. Gwendolyn Gn provides further public takeover experience.

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Singapore: Labour and employment

Labour and employment – Local firms

Within: Labour and employment – Local firms

Shook Lin & Bok LLP handles all aspects of employment law from advising on employment contracts, organisational restructuring issues, redundancy exercises to matters concerning misuse of confidential information, employment disputes and restrictive covenants. The team also advises on the issues arising from mergers and acquisitions. Teo Mae Shaan, Joseph Tay and Probin Dass have a wide range of expertise handling advisory and contentious matters, including assisting a multi-national client with restraint of trade and non-compete provisions in the employment contracts of potential hires. Pradeep Pillai left the practice in mid-2017 to establish PRP LAW LLC.

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