Ivy Liu > Watson Farley & Williams LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Watson Farley & Williams LLP
6 BATTERY ROAD, #28-00
SINGAPORE 049909
Singapore
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PARTNER IN THE CORPORATE GROUP

Position

She has significant expertise in advising investors, lenders and contractors on deal structuring, due diligence, drafting and reviewing project and finance documents, implementation strategies and local compliance across a range of industries including the heavily regulated energy and infrastructure sector.

Ivy specialises in advising China and SE Asia-based clients on cross-border transactions with a focus on M&A in Thailand and Vietnam markets; she provides proactive and solution-oriented advice to solve knotty legal problems and is adept at ensuring her clients have a clear understanding of the local laws and in mitigating risk to their businesses.

Ivy holds an LL.M. (University of California, Berkeley, USA), and an LL.M. and LL.B. (Nanjing University, China). She is a member of the New York and China Bar Associations and speaks English and Mandarin.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: foreign firms

Watson Farley & Williams LLP has a strong focus on energy and transport transactions, along with a fast-developing venture capital practice. The venture capital piece is principally driven by Damian Adams, who returned to the firm from Simmons & Simmons in February 2020. His work centres on fintech, healthtech, medtech, and proptech, while moving into the firm’s forte areas, notably energy and transport (this includes sustainable shipping). Ivy Liu joined the team from the Bangkok office of DFDL Legal & Tax in November 2019 bringing additional expertise in China inbound investment; she is PRC qualified and a Mandarin speaker. Nick Dingemans has moved to Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP.