Ascendant Legal strengthens real estate capabilities in Singapore with new Director hire

Global Press release December 2019

Ascendant Legal today announced that Lynette Low has joined the firm as Director.

Lynette is a real estate lawyer based in Singapore. She has more than 20 years of extensive real estate experience, both as a practicing lawyer and an in-house counsel.

Qualified in Singapore and in England & Wales, Lynette joins Ascendant Legal having previously worked in some of the leading local and international law firms in Singapore, and until recently was legal consultant at one of the world’s largest real estate investment management companies.
Lynette has advised and represented domestic and foreign investors, governmental agencies, statutory boards, institutional investors, property funds, financiers, developers and asset managers in all aspects of real estate transactions including those relating to regulatory, corporate and compliance issues.

In January 2019, Norton Rose Fulbright announced the establishment of a Formal Law Alliance (FLA) with Singapore law practice Ascendant Legal LLC. The alliance, Norton Rose Fulbright Ascendant, was created following approval from the Singapore Ministry of Law, and it provides clients with comprehensive suite of legal services.

Chew Kei-Jin, Managing Director of Ascendant Legal, commented:

“We are excited to have Lynette join our team. Her calibre, experience and depth of knowledge in real estate will significantly boost our offering in that sector. Real estate has been one of the focal points for our practice in alliance with Norton Rose Fulbright – it represents a key area of growth for us and Lynette’s joining will certainly help us seize those opportunities.”

Yu-En Ong, Head of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Singapore office, commented:

“We are pleased to welcome Lynette to Norton Rose Fulbright Ascendant and look forward to working closely with her. Lynette’s wealth of experience and deep domestic and regional market knowledge will strengthen and enhance our local and global real estate offering. By doing so we hope to be the go-to legal advisor for real estate matters across the region working closely with our global teams across Norton Rose Fulbright.”

For further information please contact:

Jessica Seah, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager, Asia

Tel: +44 20 7444 2202; Cell: +44 7511 027361

 

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