Corporate, Commercial & Technology

Our lawyers have extensive experience in advising clients in a wide range of corporate, commercial and technology matters. We adopt a multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to structure effective and innovative legal solutions to meet the business needs of our clients.

We have advised and assisted our clients in corporate mergers and acquisitions including asset acquisitions and joint ventures in Singapore and in the region; and structuring their investments, ventures and transactions. We understand the special needs of technology start-ups, and are able to provide strategic legal advice in their business. In particular, we have the expertise in advising them on structuring their companies to receive venture capital financing and investment funding and structuring their employees’ stock option plans.

We assist our clients negotiate and structure their business transactions. Our experienced lawyers have advised on franchising and licensing, distribution and agency transactions in Singapore and in the Asia-Pacific region. As many companies in Singapore including small and medium sized businesses adopt the franchising and licensing business model to growth and productivity, we take special care to understand our clients’ businesses, and advise and counsel our clients, both franchisors and franchisees, on the advantages and pitfalls.

The commercial experience of our lawyers in the Technology Group combined with the expertise of our Intellectual Property Department provides a comprehensive and integrated approach to solving legal and commercial issues faced by our clients in the New Economy. Our Technology Group serves a wide variety of technology clients in information technology, computer and software, multimedia, on-line services, networking and the internet, and telecommunications. We have advised technology developers, vendors, distributors and other licensors to end-users, inventors, and licensees.

Gan Choon Beng
Head of Corporate, Commercial and Technology
DID: (65) 6389 9199
Fax: (65) 6223 9329

Bernie Neo
DID: (65) 6389 9167
Fax: (65) 6223 9329

Pamela Chong
Head of Conveyancing and Real Estate
DID: (65) 6389 9166
Fax: (65) 6323 6788

Nicole Tan
DID: (65) 6389 9009
Fax: (65) 6223 9329

Kalaiselvi Singaram
DID: (65) 6389 9170
Fax: (65) 6223 9329


•  Incorporation of companies

•  Joint ventures

•  Venture capital financing

•  Mergers and acquisitions

•  Corporate and debt restructuring

•  Corporate secretarial services


•  Franchising and licensing

•  Distribution and agency

•  Trade mark licensing

•  Commercial agreements

•  Hire purchase and leasing

•  Advertising

•  Entertainment

•  Product endorsements and merchandising

•  Insurance

•  Employment

•  Immigration


•  Patent licences

•  Technology licences

•  Software development agreements and licences

•  Collaboration agreements

•  Website development and hosting agreements

•  E-commerce

•  Reseller and distribution agreements

•  Application service provider agreements

•  Research and development agreements

•  Telecommunications services agreements

•  Biotechnology research, development and licensing