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Bill Jamieson

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English Law, Funds.


Bill Jamieson heads the English Law Practice Group and Funds Practice Group, he is also a member of the Banking & Finance Practice Group and Corporate & Commercial Practice Group. Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law. He assists asset managers, companies, entrepreneurs and financial institutions structure and operate businesses and execute transactions and he advises on regulatory issues. His experience includes 8 years in the City of London and over 18 years in Asia, based in Singapore. His areas of expertise include capital markets, debt finance, employment law, investment funds, M&A and regulatory matters. Bill has considerable experience in cross-border corporate and finance transactions in London and in Asia. He is a leading individual for Corporate and M&A as well as recommended lawyer for Banking and Finance, Employment and Restructuring & Insolvency in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016. He is also a leading lawyer for Investment Funds in IFLR1000 2016, Chambers Asia Pacific 2016, and Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2015.


Bill Jamieson became an Equity Partner in Colin Ng & Partners LLP (CNP) on 1 July 2008. Prior to joining CNP in June 2004, Bill was a partner in a well-known international law firm.



Singapore: Banking and finance

Banking and finance – Local firms

Within: Banking and finance – Local firms

CNPLaw LLP has a strong background in acquisition and equity financings, and regularly advises credit funds and fund-type entities in equity financings. It is also increasingly active in structured deals with regulatory aspects. Bill Jamieson is noted for his background in the funds and regulatory environments. Kenneth Szeto has joined Withers KhattarWong LLP.

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Singapore: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A – Local firms

Within: Corporate and M&A – Local firms

CNPLaw LLP has strong cross-border credentials and has advised on a series of transactions in the fintech sector, including representing Singapore-listed Silverlake Axis, the banking software solutions provider, on its acquisition of a group of three Malaysian-incorporated private companies that operate in the fintech space. Clients highlight the firm's expertise in funds, regulatory and takeover code issues, and its 'responsive and commercial' approach. Amit Dhume is recognised for funds-related M&A and Bill Jamieson brings further senior-level credibility; both are regarded as 'responsive and capable' and 'commercial'. Ken Chia is noted for healthcare sector transactions.

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Singapore: Investment funds

Investment funds – Local firms

Within: Investment funds – Local firms

The funds and private equity practice at CNPLaw LLP advises asset managers, financial institutions and investee companies on fund management and investment. The group has a focus on work involving investments into India and also serves Chinese clients. Key names include Bill Jamieson and Amit Dhume whose work includes advising one of Southeast Asia’s leading early stage private equity-focused funds on its successful closing. The team has also advised on a number of Cayman Islands-domiciled funds, including the formation and structuring of a fund focused on alternative renewable energy projects.

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Singapore: Labour and employment

Labour and employment – Local firms

Within: Labour and employment – Local firms

CNPLaw LLP 'is very strong in this area'. The team, which is jointly headed by Bill Jamieson and Pradeep Kumar Singh, advises employers and employees on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law including aspects of immigration law. Recent work includes acting for an employer client in a matter pertaining to allegations of breach of a confidentiality and a non-compete and non-solicitation clause by a former employee. Other work includes advising on the employment ramifications of corporate restructures and the transfers of workforces. Senior associate Michelle Chan is another name to note.

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