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Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow

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Singapore > Labour and employment: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Kelvin PoaBaker McKenzie Wong & Leow

Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow handles contentious, non-contentious, investigatory and day-to-day employment-related issues, with complementary expertise in employment-related tax and immigration matters. Disputes partner Celeste Ang advises clients on compliance and regulatory issues in multi-jurisdictional investigations, terminations, breach of fiduciary duties and enforcement of restrictive covenants and confidentiality provisions. Kelvin Poa, and senior associates Ng Zhao Yang and Clarence Ding, make up the other key figures in the team. Aran Alexander left the firm in September 2019 for an in-house role.

Singapore > Investment funds: local firms

With a core focus on venture capital, private equity and real estate, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow‘s team is ‘knowledgeable and experienced‘ in representing managers and investors in multiple jurisdictions, including Thailand, Malaysia and South Korea. Kelvin Poa and Derek Kwan are the lead practitioners.

Singapore > Investment funds: foreign firms

At Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, Kelvin Poa leads an ‘excellent team with very good understanding of local and foreign laws and regulations‘.  Drawing on his experience in private equity, Poa advises leading funds on fund formation and structuring, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, restructurings and exits.  Derek Kwan is an ‘excellent lawyer‘; he is particularly noted for the structuring, formation and operation of a range of closed-end funds and private investment vehicles, with a strong focus on private real estate funds.