Valerie is a Consultant at our associated Singapore office, OC Queen Street LLC, having headed up the banking & finance practice at one of Singapore’s top law firms.
Valerie has over 20 years of experience in advising clients on banking and finance matters. Recognised in industry publications as a leading banking and finance practitioner, Valerie handles a wide range of matters that include bilateral and syndicated loans, bond issues, acquisition financing, debt restructuring, project finance and bank advisory work. She has led some of Singapore’s largest integrated, residential, commercial, and retail real estate financing projects and is frequently called upon to act as Singapore counsel for financial institutions and syndicates in major, cross-border financing transactions. She acts for a wide range of domestic and international clients on both the lending and the borrowing side.
Valerie’s expertise has been consistently recognised by leading legal publications such as the Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and the IFLR 1000. She has been recognized by IFLR 1000 and the Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a Leading Lawyer for banking & finance for 10 consecutive years and described as an “assiduous lawyer” with an ability to understand and solve “mind-boggling legal, commercial and administrative challenges.” (Chambers Asia Pacific 2018).
Valerie co-authored the Singapore chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending and Secured Finance. She is a member of the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Academy of Law.