Nicolas is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Republic of Singapore and is qualified to practice law in Singapore, New York (USA), Hong Kong and England and Wales (UK).
Tel: +65 6808 6148
Nicolas commenced practicing law at the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department of Drew & Napier LLC where he read in chambers of Senior Counsel Davinder Singh. He then practiced as a lawyer at international law firms Sidley Austin (Hong Kong), Baker McKenzie (Singapore), Allen & Overy (Singapore) and Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners (Indonesia) before going inhouse as counsel to a US$6B Fortune 500 MNC’s Singapore headquarters where he was responsible for legal and compliance matters in South East Asia. His main areas of practice are litigation and dispute resolution, defamation, criminal law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance and banking.
Nicolas has experience advising on multi-jurisdictional transactions and disputes in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, the Middle East, Australia, Europe and the United States and has negotiated for and against parties in New York, London, Silicon Valley, China, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Taipei, Seoul, Jakarta, Surabaya, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, the Philippines, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands, France, Milan and Frankfurt.
Nicolas has significant deal experience with transactional cross-border M&A, with a specific focus on advising U.S., European or Australian companies on their acquisitions of Asian companies.
Representative transactions include:
Nicolas has advised and represented:
Nicolas has been involved in the following Singapore law reported cases: