Carey Olsen strengthens Singapore corporate and investment funds team with double hire

Carey Olsen strengthens Singapore corporate and investment funds team with double hire

Carey Olsen has added to its corporate and investment funds team in Singapore with the appointments of counsel Rebecca Lee and associate Toh Wei Xun.

Rebecca has extensive experience advising on a variety of finance and corporate matters, including asset finance, general banking, fund finance, as well as mergers and acquisitions. She has a particular focus on the aviation industry, having represented various financiers, borrowers and lessors on a wide range of asset financing and leasing transactions over the duration of her 10-year career. Rebecca joins Carey Olsen from another leading offshore firm and, prior to that, Clifford Chance. She is fluent in English and Mandarin, with a working proficiency in Japanese and Cantonese. 

Wei Xun’s expertise spans fund formation, investment management, mergers and acquisitions and he frequently counsels fund managers on licensing and ongoing compliance requirements. Wei Xun has acted for a diverse range of clients including sovereign investors, sovereign wealth funds, real estate groups and aviation businesses. Prior to joining the firm, Wei Xun qualified as a solicitor in Singapore in 2016 and trained at Allen & Gledhill LLP before joining Magic Circle law firm, Clifford Chance. 

The appointments of Rebecca and Wei Xun follow the arrival of investment funds specialist Tom Katsaros, another high-profile appointment for Carey Olsen’s Singapore office.

Carey Olsen is a leading offshore law firm advising financial institutions, corporations and private clients on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey from a network of nine international offices. 

Sonia Carcano

Author: Sonia Carcano