Divya is a Registered Foreign Lawyer at Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC, a Singapore law corporation affiliated with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. She is also a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.
Divya Thakur, who leads the firm’s investment management practice in Singapore, has an extensive background in advising both established and first-time fund sponsors and managers in the formation of a broad range of investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, and other structured fund products. She is also highly skilled in advising institutional investors on their fund investments. Her practice includes counseling clients on carried interest plans, co-investment arrangements, structuring business and ongoing operational, management, and compliance issues. Divya is a member of the firm’s India Initiative Advisory Committee.
Divya is qualified in New York and England and Wales and brings her deep knowledge of international fund offerings and market terms to her representation of an array of clients, including sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, investment banks, multinational companies, and US, European, and Asian companies.
She has long represented sponsors and managers focused on emerging markets, including in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Clients describe her as “client-oriented,” “good at problem solving,” and “technically strong.”
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Divya worked in the London and Singapore offices of another global law firm.
One of India’s largest infrastructure finance intermediaries in the structuring, organization, and formation of its private-equity style fund
A Singapore-based manager in structuring, organizing, and fundraising for an private-equity style social impact fund
A prominent sovereign wealth fund in negotiating its investments in numerous investment fund products globally
An international fund manager in the establishment of its technology-focused venture capital fund investing in Asia and the United States
Served as legal counsel to one of the world’s largest global private equity fund managers in organizing its regulatory compliance and management program in Asia
New York University School of Law, LL.M.
University of Mumbai, India, LL.B.
England and Wales
Singapore – Registered Foreign Lawyer
Awards and Affiliations
Leading Lawyer, International A-List, India Business Law Journal (2019–2021)