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Charlotte Kouo

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Charlotte Kouo is a member of the firm’s banking and asset finance practice group. Her legal practice involves various corporate matters including cross-border and multi-jurisdictional bilateral and syndicated loans, mergers and acquisitions, group restructuring, joint venture arrangements, sale and purchase of businesses and commercial real estate, liquidation of asset portfolios and licensing and regulatory compliance.

Professional Background

Ms. Kouo graduated from the University of Leicester with LL.B. (Hons) in 2017 where she represented the university at various national and regional mooting competitions. She also studied economic theory and corporate governance at Harvard University. Ms. Kouo was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor to the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2020.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law

Additional Information

  • ‘The Prospects of Introducing Neurochemical Intervention in Crime Policy’ [2018] 6(2) Legal Issues Journal
  • 'Post-Prest Corporate Group Veil Piercing: Alternative Avenues to Justice’ [2016] 4(2) Legal Issues Journal
  • Advised local and international companies in Singapore on compliance with employer obligations under COVID-19 additional measures and regulations introduced by the Ministry of Manpower, Ministry of Health, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore and Immigration & Checkpoints Authority.
  • Assisted in the corporate restructuring of a charitable Singapore-headquartered global higher education and professional development institution, valued at approximately S$450 million in a group restructuring of assets.
  • Assisted in the financing of a proposed acquisition of a corporate group operating international schools in Singapore, valued at approximately S$200 million.
  • Assisted in the due diligence process of a proposed global acquisition of a multinational catalyst services provider.
  • Assisted in advising and acting for various financial institutions in local and cross-border bilateral and syndicated loan facilities with both domestic and foreign securities.
  • Assisted in various sales of business, factories, dormitories and other real estate, including properties owned under JTC leases and properties with government licensing restrictions.
  • Assisted in advising and drafting the collective sale agreement, and other related documents, for the redevelopment of a freehold property valued at approximately S$201 million.
  • Assisted in advising and acting for financial institutions in asset restructuring exercises, including drafting the relevant documents for public tenders and auctions of various residential properties valued at approximately S$35 million.