Valerie is counsel in the Finance group.

Valerie advises banks and financial institutions in asset, offshore oil & gas, project finance and various general banking & finance transactions. She has acted for syndicates in debt restructuring, work-out and enforcement situations and has also acted for various shipowners as well as container and ship leasing companies, on sale-and-leaseback transactions and other asset financing structures.

Valerie has worked on various financings involving the leading export credit agencies in Asia, with a particular focus on transactions with CEXIM, KEXIM, SINOSURE and K-SURE in the maritime sector.

Valerie has been recognised recently by Legal 500 and Expert Guides as a rising star as well as by Chambers Asia Pacific as an up and coming lawyer in the shipping finance sector. Clients have commented that Valerie is “very much on top of her game” and “a safe pair of hands, who is very good and client friendly”.

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  1. 2017 · Solicitor, Hong Kong
  2. 2010 · Solicitor, England and Wales
  3. 2008 · Admitted as Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore
  4. 2007 · Diploma in Singapore Law, National University of Singapore
  5. 2006 · Called to the English Bar, Middle Temple
  6. 2005 · LLB (Hons), University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Memberships and Associations

  1. Law Society of Hong Kong
  2. Law Society of England and Wales
  3. Singapore Academy of Law
  4. Middle Temple, United Kingdom