Norton Rose Fulbright expands Singapore banking and finance team with new partner hire

Global Press release - Firm April 2024

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has further strengthened its banking and finance team in Singapore with the appointment of new partner Beelee Seah.

Beelee, who joins from Baker McKenzie, has been based in Singapore for more than a decade and covers all Southeast Asia loan markets.

He has extensive experience in structuring and executing cross-border financings, with a particular focus on fund finance and the Vietnam market.

With Beelee’s breadth of experience in the region, he will work alongside all the practice areas in Singapore, as well as colleagues throughout the firm’s global network, to advise lenders and borrowers on the full spectrum of financings.

Yu-En Ong, Head of Singapore at Norton Rose Fulbright, said:

“We are delighted to have Beelee join us. We are currently seeing huge demand across Southeast Asia and Beelee’s outstanding experience - working in Singapore, Vietnam and the wider Asia-Pacific region - will enable us to further enhance our offering to our clients.”

Beelee said:

“I am elated to be joining Norton Rose Fulbright as a banking and finance partner. The firm’s broad regional presence and global platform make it the ideal place to grow my practice within Southeast Asia and, most importantly, to help my clients capitalise on the ongoing growth in this region.”

As one of the largest law firms in Singapore, Norton Rose Fulbright is recognised for its strengths in banking and finance, dispute resolution, international arbitration and corporate, M&A and securities across a range of industries.

In addition to its Singapore presence, the firm is active throughout Asia, advising leading global and regional corporations on transactions in Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Pakistan, Cambodia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as well as being a conduit for regional players investing into Europe and Australia.

For further information please contact:

Katie Mark, Senior Public Relations Manager

Tel: +44 20 7444 2498