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Desmond says
“…the true value of a corporate lawyer lies in his ability to understand his clients’ needs rather than his willingness to be influenced by their wants.”

 Desmond Wee
Equity Partner

Practice Area:
Corporate Finance & Capital Markets Practice
Employment & Executive Compensation Practice
 LLB (Hons), University of Nottingham
Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple (non-practising)
Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore


T (65) 62320474
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Desmond joined the firm in 2000 and became a Partner in our Corporate and Capital Markets Practice Group in 2002. Desmond’s professional experience prior to that included practice in corporate and commercial litigation as well as being group legal counsel in a Hong Kong publicly listed corporation.

Desmond’s current areas of practice comprise:

  • Corporate restructurings
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (Singapore and cross border)
  • General Corporate and Commercial law
  • Employment and Labour 

Memberships / Directorships

  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
  • The Bar Council of England and Wales


  • Article on the fundamental considerations to consider in when formulating a ‘Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy’ published in the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited publication
  • Article on the duties and responsibilities of Employers and Employees in the context of Employment Law in connection with the SARS outbreak
  • Article on the applicability of gardening leave under Singapore law



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