Loo & Partners focuses on providing quality banking and capital markets advice, capturing a significant amount of initial public offering (IPO) work in China.
Asialaw Profile
Loo & Partners’ reputation is founded on its work for the Taiwanese Civil Aeronautics Administration in its defense of a claim over a crash in 2000 brought by Singapore Airlines.
The Asia Pacific Legal 500
…That regional expertise extends to banking work, where the team, has impressive instructions… also an authority on corporate governance… advises on shipping groups and others in the sector on financial issues…
The Asia Pacific Legal 500
“Loo & Partner LLP’s boutique practice provides ‘prompt responses and reliable turnround’ advising Chinatrust Commercial Bank, Nordea Bank Group and UniCredit Banking Group. Name partner Loo Choon Chiaw is ‘highly experienced, technically sound and commercially savvy’. ”
– The Asia Pacific Legal 500

“Loo Choon Chiaw has a ‘wealth of experience’ in the ship finance sector.”

– The Asia Pacific Legal 500

We have received accolades for the services we provide in the field of banking and finance, which is one of our core practice areas. Within the practice area of banking and finance, however we provide the entire spectrum of service. Our firm has a particularly strong record in shipping finance, advising clients in the shipping sector and preparing banking documentations on loans secured by these vessels for what the Asia Legal 500 has described as ‘impressive array of international banks among its clients’. And meanwhile we are proud to keep good relationship with dominant player in the ship industry from Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea.

Some of the transactions which we undertake are as follows:

  • Establishing Singapore branch offices for foreign banks and financial institutions
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Structuring secured or unsecured financing transactions
  • Opining on the validity and enforceability of banking, financial and security documents
  • Banking and financing documentation
  • Advising on swaps, derivative and other hedging transactions (whether based on ISDA terms or otherwise)
  • Banking Products
    (custodian arrangements, factoring agreements, stock lending, bullion and other commodity trading, electronic banking services, and standard form document)
  • Bank mergers and acquisitions
    (regulatory and all other requirements, due diligence and other transaction documentation)
  • Asset securitisation
  • Syndicated loan
  • Project financing
  • Ship financing
  • Equipment financing and leasing
  • Leveraged acquisition finacing
  • Rescheduling and standstills
  • Financial restructuring and bankruptcy
  • Financial services regulatory