Ms Stefanie Yuen Thio > TSMP Law Corporation > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

TSMP Law Corporation

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate and Equity Capital Markets


Joint Managing Partner, Head of Corporate


Stefanie specialises in mergers, acquisitions and privatisations; equity capital markets; debt capital markets, banking and finance; corporate restructurings and schemes of arrangement; cross-border investments; joint ventures; corporate advisory; employment; regulatory and licensing advice. Clients include MNCs, listed companies and banks.

Presently the Joint Managing Partner of TSMP Law Corporation and heads the corporate practice department. Trained at Khattar Wong & Partners, qualified in 1994. Publications of note: Named Leading/Recommended/Key Practitioner in: The Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Capital Markets (since 2006); The Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Corporate/M&A (2012 & 2013); Chambers – Corporate/M&A Global (2007 to 2013); Chambers – Banking & Finance (2011 to 2013); Chambers Global – Leading Individual (2014); Asialaw – Corporate Commercial (2006); Asialaw – Mergers & Acquisitions (2007 to 2013); Asialaw – Corporate Practice (2007 to 2013); Asialaw Leading Lawyer (2014); Legal Who’s Who Singapore Corporate Commercial (2003/2004); IFLR 1000 – Capital Markets (2007 to 2014); IFLR 1000 – Corporate Finance (2007 to 2014); Corporate/M&A, PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook (2008); Cross-border Handbooks – Mergers and Acquisitions – Corporate/M&A (2011/12).


English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Basic French.


Member, Singapore Academy of Law; Member, Corporate Practice Committee and Ethics Committee, Law Society of Singapore; Member, Council of Law Society of Singapore (2009 – July 2011).


National University of Singapore, LL.B. (Hons). Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore on 26 March 1994.


Member, governing council, Dover Park Hospice, Singapore-registered charity (2007-2012) and chairperson of fundraising. Volunteer, Project Law Help, a pro bono initiative of the Law Society of Singapore providing free legal services to charitable organisations. Director of Operation Smile Singapore Ltd (2006-2017) and Community Foundation of Singapore and Secretary of iC2 Prephouse, all registered Singapore charities.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Stefanie Yuen ThioTSMP Law Corporation

TSMP Law Corporation‘s compact corporate practice frequently earns highly-prized engagements from the market. In recent years it has landed headline deals in the REIT, hospitality, and resources sectors. It has worked on a series of high-value mergers in the REIT space and some of the largest transactions in the hotel sector. The firm is frequently chosen as counsel to financial advisors to major M&A transactions. Stefanie Yuen Thio is a prominent dealmaker and Jennifer Chia is at the forefront of corporate real estate transactions.

Singapore > Capital markets: equity and debt: local firms

TSMP Law Corporation continues to be engaged for headline and challenging transactions, despite the slowdown in capital markets activity in 2019 and 2020. This covers both debt and equity, including recapitalisation programmes and international bond offerings. Public takeovers are a core area of expertise for the highly esteemed firm. In this regard, Stefanie Yuen Thio has an outstanding reputation.