Linklaters today announced that Evan Lam has joined as a partner in the firm’s financial regulation and structured finance and derivatives practices in Singapore.
Evan joins Linklaters from Ashurst, where he was a partner and head of the Singapore financial regulation practice. Prior to this he was a partner at Allen & Gledhill in Singapore.
Evan has extensive experience advising international and domestic clients on the full spectrum of Singapore financial regulations, with particular expertise in sectors such as banking and securities regulation, fintech, ESG and funds. He also advises clients on derivatives, supporting industry bodies and financial institutions in connection with derivatives regulatory reform, netting and collateral enforceability, and derivatives and structured product transactions.
Linklaters’ partner and Singapore Head of Financial Regulation Group, Peiying Chua, commented:
“Evan is a fantastic addition to our financial regulation practice. We have seen growing opportunities in the Singapore financial regulation market, and Evan’s strong technical expertise will further expand our offering on complex regulatory work as we continue to deliver best in class service to our clients.”
Linklaters’ partner and Asia Head of Structured Finance and Derivatives Chin-Chong Liew, added:
“We are excited to welcome Evan to Linklaters. His deep industry knowledge and technical expertise on the ground in Singapore will further strengthen our regional capability to meet the increasing demand for sophisticated structured financing solutions in this fast-growing region.”