Press Release

Singapore Managing Partner Shortlisted for Prestigious Financial Times Innovative Lawyer of the Year Award

June 12, 2015

SINGAPORE, June 12, 2015: Morgan Lewis Stamford is pleased to announce Singapore office Managing Partner Suet-Fern Lee’s recognition by the Financial Times (FT) in the publication’s annual Most Innovative Lawyers (Asia-Pacific) contest. The firm was also ranked among the region’s leading firms in the FT’s Most Innovative Law Firms report.

Ms. Lee, who was selected along with only eight other individuals as a finalist for the FT’s Innovative Lawyer of the Year Award (Asia-Pacific), advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, and corporate finance. A profile of Ms. Lee published in the supplement identifies her as one of Singapore’s top mergers and acquisitions lawyers and as a true agent of change. The feature also highlights her unprecedented steps to help establish Morgan Lewis Stamford as a business transactions, litigation, and arbitration powerhouse that significantly transformed the country’s legal marketplace.

One of only four firms headquartered in the region to be singled out by the highly competitive contest, Morgan Lewis Stamford offers clients with strategic interests in Singapore and across expanding Asian markets an unrivaled platform of legal services and business solutions. The report emphasizes the firm’s status as Singapore’s only law firm able to practice in all areas of law in the country, undertaking work prohibited even to Singapore-licensed international firms. Research for the 2015 report covered work undertaken in Australia, China and Hong Kong, India, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Earlier this year, Morgan Lewis Stamford received 11 practice rankings in the distinguished 2015 Chambers Asia-Pacific guide and earned five individual lawyer recognitions.