Ms Pat Lynn Leong > Dentons Rodyk > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Dentons Rodyk
80 RAFFLES PLACE
#33-00 UOB PLAZA 1
SINGAPORE 048624
Singapore

Work Department

Real Estate Practice Group, Corporate Real Estate & REITS, Planning & Land Use, Project Development & Sales, Real Estate Finance, Enterprise Banking, Corporate Banking.

Position

Leong Pat Lynn is a senior partner in Dentons Rodyk’s Corporate Real Estate practice group.

Pat Lynn’s experience cuts across diverse real estate and banking and finance transactions. Her real estate experience includes acquisition and disposal of investment portfolios, sale and purchase of development sites, commercial and industrial assets/portfolios, as well as working on real estate aspects of banking and corporate merger and acquisition matters.

Over the years, Pat Lynn has represented various real estate developers in all aspects of development of residential, commercial and industrial properties. Her portfolio of work would also include leasing of commercial complexes for different uses like entertainment, shopping centre and office in Singapore. She has advised on sales and acquisitions with leaseback of commercial buildings and negotiated long term leases representing landlords or tenants for different uses.

She is involved in many projects dealing with various planning issues, the change of use and redevelopment of existing projects. Pat Lynn has represented land owners in projects involving dealings with the State and State agencies for the change of use and upgrading of lease tenure for the site and special purpose sites built for State agencies.

Pat Lynn’s banking and finance experience includes representing both lenders and borrowers in numerous domestic loan transactions including negotiating and documenting all security and financing documentation, involving security being created over real estate and real estate project assets.

Pat Lynn has represented investors, REITs and property funds in some of Singapore’s biggest corporate real estate acquisitions, including Mapletree Anson, 78 Shenton Way (now known as AXA Tower), 20 Anson Road, Crowne Plaza Hotel Changi Airport, DBS Towers 1 and 2 (now known as OUE Downtown). On banking and financing, Pat Lynn has dealt and advised lenders financing landowners and REITs of most of the major commercial or commercial related buildings including Suntec City, Capital Tower, assets under Fraser Commercial Trust, CapitaCommercial Trust etc.

Career

Senior Partner – Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP (formerly Rodyk & Davidson LLP) (2002 – present)
HelenYeo & Partners (1994 – 2002)

Languages

English, Mandarin

Education

LLB (Hons) University of Exeter, England, 1991

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Real estate: local firms

Dentons Rodyk has one of the largest real estate teams in the Singapore market, embedded in a strong international network. It continues to represent some of the leading Singapore developers, REITs and investors.  It consistently advises on headline deals in the market, including the headline sale of Keppel Bay Tower. Liat Yeang Lee is co-head of the team, noted for real estate acquisitions and disposals, collective purchases and developments. Maureen Ann leads the land rights and leasing practice, and Melanie Lim and Pat Lynn Leong are co-heads of the corporate real estate team.