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18 Nov 2021 Singapore, SG

Atlas Asia Law Corporation ranked in Singapore’s best law firms 2022

Atlas Asia Law Corporation (AALC), a Singapore-based independent member firm of the global EY network, received the accolade in the second edition of the annual survey by The Straits Times and international market researcher Statista to identify Singapore’s best law firms in 17 different areas of legal practice.

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Evelyn Ang

Managing Director, Atlas Asia Law Corporation

Experienced lawyer advising clients on corporate and commercial law, M&As and corporate finance transactions in Southeast Asia.

Atlas Asia Law Corporation (AALC), a Singapore-based independent member firm of the global EY network, received the accolade in the second edition of the annual survey by The Straits Times and international market researcher Statista to identify Singapore’s best law firms in 17 different areas of legal practice. 

These areas range from banking and finance law to civil dispute resolution. The results are based on more than 12,000 recommendations from over 6,000 lawyers, clients and colleagues. This is an increase over last year's edition, which saw more than 10,000 recommendations from 4,000 people.

A total of 101 law firms received the awards, and AALC was ranked in the following practice areas:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Commercial Law
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Inheritance & Succession 

(Please refer to fact sheet for more information about AALC’s practice areas) 


Commenting on the ranking, Evelyn Ang, Managing Director of AALC, says:
“We are delighted to receive the accolade by clients and peers alike. The past year has been a disruptive one and we are glad to be able to support our clients through the challenging times in areas such as corporate reorganizations, capital-raising, M&As, venture capital and private equity investments. As a member firm of the global EY network, we will continue to tap on the strength and synergies of the various business service lines in EY to help drive greater value for our clients. This award belongs to everyone in AALC and is an affirmation of the efforts and dedication of the team to provide quality work and valued advice.”

In the global EY network, there are currently 3,500 legal professionals in over 90 jurisdictions around the world.

 

Notes to editors

About Atlas Asia Law Corporation

Atlas Asia Law Corporation (AALC) is a boutique corporate and commercial law firm with a strong focus on mergers and acquisitions, known for its practical and commercial approach in helping Singapore and international clients achieve their business goals. AALC is a limited liability law corporation incorporated in Singapore with UEN 201821490W. It is an independent member firm of the global EY network. atlasasialaw.com.sg

This news release has been issued by AALC, an independent member firm of the global EY network.

Fact sheet 

Atlas Asia Law Corporation practice areas

Corporate and commercial law 
Mergers and Acquisitions Representing private and public companies in diverse local and cross-border transactions, including asset acquisitions and disposals, take-overs and reverse take-overs, divestments of businesses, mergers and demergers, privatizations, delistings and leveraged buyouts.
Corporate restructuring and reorganization Advising clients on a broad spectrum of restructuring exercises, such as schemes of arrangements, capital reductions, redomiciliations, consolidations, management buyouts and joint ventures.
Corporate finance and capital markets Advising companies and banks on IPOs, reverse take-overs, rights issues, share placements and other fundraising transactions on Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited, as well as acting for issuers (Mainboard and Catalist companies) on their corporate actions and ongoing listing compliance requirements.
Private equity and venture capital Acting for companies seeking to raise funds, as well as investors in growth and venture capital transactions and private equity transactions.
Commercial agreements Assisting small and medium enterprises, as well as multinational corporations and conglomerates, in drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and advising on a wide range of commercial agreements — joint venture, collaboration, agency, supply and distribution, sale and purchase, franchising, licensing, leasing, outsourcing, profit-sharing, manufacturing, and intellectual property and technology transfer.
Employment Handling employment agreements, employee compensation and incentive schemes, employee benefits, retrenchment and termination matters, employee transfer agreements, employment-related policies and processes and data protection issues in the employment context.
AALC contact 

Evelyn Ang
Managing Director, Atlas Asia Law Corporation

Evelyn is Managing Director of Atlas Asia Law Corporation, an independent member firm of the global EY network in Singapore. She has extensive experience as a lawyer advising clients on corporate and commercial law, M&As and corporate finance transactions in Southeast Asia.

Her advice covers private and public M&As, public take-overs, corporate restructuring exercises and delistings. Evelyn advises clients on the Singapore law aspects of international restructuring exercises and acquisitions or divestments of businesses. Other areas include advice on rights issues, share placement exercises, as well as private equity and venture capital fundraising exercises.

Evelyn is also experienced in advising clients on compliance, licensing and other issues relating to Singapore’s Securities and Futures Act, Banking Act, Insurance Act and Moneylenders Act.

She has also received accolades as a “Leading Individual for Corporate/M&A” and a notable practitioner in the Chambers Asia-Pacific and IFLR1000 guides respectively.

Wan Hong Chan
Director, Atlas Asia Law Corporation

Wan Hong is a director at Atlas Asia Law Corporation with vast corporate and commercial law experience in corporate finance, capital markets, M&As, as well as venture capital and private equity investments.

He has advised extensively on initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, rights issues, share placements, public and private M&As, joint ventures and other corporate actions and transactions. His experience also includes fundraising transactions involving equity, convertible and debt securities issuance in venture capital and private equity investments.

Wan Hong was previously a senior partner in the corporate department of a large law firm in Singapore. He has also been recognized as a notable practitioner in the IFLR1000 guide.

Private client
Private client Advising high-net-worth clients in the set-up of their family offices in Singapore and their investments in the region.
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Emily Low
Director, Atlas Asia Law Corporation

Emily has extensive experience in private equity, private investment funds, as well as corporate and financial regulatory work. She has advised numerous clients on the formation of a wide variety of funds, including private equity, hedge funds, real estate and infrastructure funds as well as hybrid structures and platforms.

Besides assisting fund managers in licensing applications and regulatory compliance obligations in Singapore, Emily also represents sovereign wealth funds, funds of funds and institutions in fund reviews and due diligence on fund investments.

In addition to her work in funds advisory, Emily also advises high-net-worth clients in setting up family offices in Singapore, as well as on their investments across the region.

Before joining Atlas Asia Law Corporation, Emily was the general counsel for a FinTech company specializing in mobile payments, responsible for overseeing the legal, regulatory and compliance aspects of the business across Southeast Asia. She was also previously a partner with an international law firm and led its investment funds practice in Singapore.

Investment funds, financial regulatory advice
Investment funds Advising fund managers and sponsors in formation, structuring and negotiation of private investment vehicles across investment strategies in areas such as private equity buyouts, real estate, distressed assets, venture capital and hedge funds, as well as representing institutional investors — including sovereign wealth funds, family offices, corporations and other participants — on their investments in private funds.
Financial regulatory advice Providing financial institutions and family offices in Asia with financial regulatory advice on a wide range of issues.
Contact person

Emily Low
Director, Atlas Asia Law Corporation

Emily has extensive experience in private equity, private investment funds, as well as corporate and financial regulatory work. She has advised numerous clients on the formation of a wide variety of funds, including private equity, hedge funds, real estate and infrastructure funds as well as hybrid structures and platforms.

Besides assisting fund managers in licensing applications and regulatory compliance obligations in Singapore, Emily also represents sovereign wealth funds, funds of funds and institutions in fund reviews and due diligence on fund investments.

In addition to her work in funds advisory, Emily also advises high-net-worth clients in setting up family offices in Singapore, as well as on their investments across the region.

Before joining Atlas Asia Law Corporation, Emily was the general counsel for a FinTech company specializing in mobile payments, responsible for overseeing the legal, regulatory and compliance aspects of the business across Southeast Asia. She was also previously a partner with an international law firm and led its investment funds practice in Singapore.