Meet the team
Karen started practice with the equity capital markets department of one of the largest local law firms in Singapore, advising on initial public offerings (IPOs), post-listing corporate actions and regulatory & compliance matters. She subsequently expanded her practice into mergers & acquisitions work and other corporate work in both the domestic and the international market, including advising on overseas IPOs in Hong Kong and the PRC.
Karen has also been acting for numerous charitable foundations and institutions, such as the City Harvest Church and an independent Singapore based theatre production company on their corporate related matters and advising them on their ongoing compliance obligations.
Karen currently works with Altum Law Corporation on a locum basis, on projects or clients involving or drawing on her area of expertise and network of clients. Her practice includes mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, overseas IPOs and corporate finance. Some of her recent notable transactions include the listing of Khoon Group Limited and JLogo Limited on the Main Board and GEM Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange respectively and the sale by a project developer of its renewable diesel projects in the USA.
Education and Qualifications
Karen graduated from the University College London in 2001. She continued to pursue a joint masters in law program at the same institution in conjunction with Kings College London and the London School of Economics. Karen is admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2005 and the rolls of solicitors in England and Wales in 2007.
Other Positions Held
Karen is currently an independent director at Allied Technologies Limited and has been an independent director of companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. She is also a member of the Commercial Precedents Committee under the Singapore Academy of Law.