Firm Profile > Wong Tan & Molly Lim LLC > Singapore, Singapore

Wong Tan & Molly Lim LLC
80 ROBINSON ROAD #17-02
SINGAPORE 068898
Singapore

Banking and finance: local firms Tier 4

Wong Tan & Molly Lim LLC frequently acts as Singapore counsel on cross-border financings. The small firm, which is in a Formal Law Alliance with Watson Farley & Williams LLP, operates in multiple financing segments and draws on further expertise in the capital markets arena; it is active in syndicated finance, general corporate lending and asset finance. The firm advises a range of Asian and international banks and lenders, a number of Hong Kong- and Singapore-listed corporates, and numerous multinationals. Ong Beng Hong and Tan Swee Gek are the key figures in the team.

Capital markets: equity and debt: local firms Tier 4

Wong Tan & Molly Lim LLC has a strong domestic and international profile; it has an FLA with Watson Farley & Williams LLP. It has an established record in capital markets offerings, especially equity issuances. Ong Beng HongLow Wee Siong and Tan Swee Gek are key figures.

Key clients

UOB Kay Hian

New Silkroutes Group

Anchor Resources

The firm: Wong Tan & Molly Lim LLC was established by a group of lawyers who, up to December 1986, were senior associates with a major international law firm. The firm works frequently with lawyers from different jurisdictions, but has chosen not to participate in formal alliances or networks, preferring to remain independent and to maintain contacts with various firms worldwide and to choose the firms it works with on individual international transactions. The firm offers comprehensive legal services to clients with international business interests, but focuses on capital markets and corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, and general commercial and corporate law. The firm is recognised by major international journals and publications to be amongst the leading firm in its chosen areas of practice. The firm’s directors are also recognised as leading practitioners in their respective fields.

The firm works frequently on referrals from international law firms as well as directly with multinational corporations and Fortune 500 companies, particularly on international transactions with an Asian involvement. The firm has established working relationships with a network of lawyers across Asia with whom the firm has worked on many cross-border and international M&A and financing transactions.

Areas of practice: Capital markets and corporate finance: WTL advises clients on regulatory and other legal issues pertaining to securities, funds, REITs and derivatives. The firm has been involved in the primary and secondary listings of companies on the Singapore Exchange (Main Board and Catalist), secondary listings of companies on the Australian Stock Exchange and Taiwan Stock Exchange, reverse take-overs, take-overs of Singapore public listed companies. The firm also assist in secondary fund raising activities such as rights issues and placements, including the issuance of structured securities such as warrants, options, bonds and perpetual securities. banking and finance.

Mergers and acquisitions: The firm’s transactions in this area range from small private acquisitions to cross-border take-overs of listed companies.

Banking and finance: The firm covers all areas of banking and finance, including secured and syndicated loan transactions and guarantees, structured finance and project finance. The firm has acted for many international banks in drafting and advising on standard form documentation for general banking transactions.

Corporate: The firm advises on all aspects of general corporate law, including the drafting of contracts, the provision of corporate governance, compliance and corporate secretarial services, advice on regulatory issues and provides local representation services for many foreign and multinational companies.

Employment: The firm handles all matters relating to employment law, and has advised on, and structured many Employee Share Option Schemes.

Litigation and arbitration, mediation: The litigation department, headed by Molly Lim, Senior Counsel, deals with commercial litigation, national and international arbitration, and ADR. Its lawyers are frequently involved in cases before the Singapore Courts, including the Supreme Court.

Property: The firm advises clients on all aspects of property law including those relating to purchase, lease and development of residential and commercial properties.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers and aquisitions Sunny Wong
Mergers and aquisitions Ong Beng Hong
Banking and finance Sunny Wong
Banking and finance Ong Beng Hong
Corporate Ong Beng Hong
Corporate Tan Swee Gek
Employment Ong Beng Hong
Employment Tan Swee Gek
Securities and financial markets Sunny Wong
Securities and financial markets Ong Beng Hong
Corporate finance Ong Beng Hong
Corporate finance Tan Swee Gek
Litigation and arbitration Molly Lim (SC)
Litigation and arbitration Philip Ling
Building and construction contracts Molly Lim (SC)
Building and construction contracts Philip Ling
Receivership and insolvencies Molly Lim (SC)
Receivership and insolvencies Philip Ling
Family and divorce Angeline Jansen
Property Angeline Jansen
Photo Name Position Profile
Mrs ANGELINE JANSEN  photo Mrs ANGELINE JANSEN
Ms MOLLY LIM  photo Ms MOLLY LIM
Mr PHILIP LING  photo Mr PHILIP LING
Mr WEE SIONG LOW  photo Mr WEE SIONG LOW
Ms BENG HONG ONG  photo Ms BENG HONG ONG
Ms SWEE GEK TAN  photo Ms SWEE GEK TAN
Mr Sunny Wong photo Mr Sunny Wong
Number of lawyers : 20
English
Malay
Mandarin
Contacts : Sunny Wong (managing director, swong@wtl.com.sg)
Contacts : Molly Lim (SC) (senior director, mlim@wtl.com.sg)
Contacts : Ong Beng Hong (director, bhong@wtl.com.sg)
Contacts : Philip Ling (director, pling@wtl.com.sg)
Contacts : Tan Swee Gek (director, sgtan@wtl.com.sg)
Contacts : Low Wee Siong (wslow@wtl.com.sg)
Contacts : Angeline Jansen (property consultant, ajansen@wtl.com.sg)