Kesavan Nair

Managing Director

+65-6653-1924

kesavan.nair@bayfrontlaw.sg

Kesavan graduated from University College of Wales in 1988 and was called to the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1992. He is currently a Director of Bayfront Law LLC. Kesavan is also admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Australia and as a Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple), England and Wales. Kesavan is also a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths.

Kesavan has appeared as Counsel at the State Courts, the High Court, and Court of Appeal, Arbitrations and Mediations in various commercial, corporate, criminal and other disputes. Kesavan has also been briefed by the Housing and Development Board (HDB) as Counsel in appeal proceedings under the Land Acquisition Act and in complex multi-jurisdictional divorce matters.

  • Arbitration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Advisory

Sharmila Nair

Director

+65-6653-1924

sharmila.nair@bayfrontlaw.sg

Sharmila’s practice draws on her experience in professional practice as well as acting as group legal counsel in a well-established Singaporean private company. She was also seconded by her law firm as legal counsel at a Singapore public-listed company as well as a global pharmaceutical company. Her areas of practice include corporate commercial litigation, family law, criminal law, mediation and arbitration.

  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Advisory

Melissa Leong

Director

+65-6653-1923

melissa.leong@bayfrontlaw.sg

Melissa’s focus is on general litigation work and her practice includes commercial and contractual disputes, criminal matters, disputes between landlord and tenants, employment, probate and administration and insurance matters. Melissa also acts for clients in contentious and non-contentious divorces, including advising on issues of child custody, division of matrimonial assets, separation and family violence.

Prior to joining Bayfront Law LLC as one of its founding Directors, Melissa worked in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department of a reputable law firm where she was involved in a broad range of general litigation matters including corporate and commercial disputes, insurance matters, arbitration, enforcement of intellectual property rights, criminal matters and building and construction matters. Melissa has appeared as lead and assisting counsel in all levels of the Singapore Courts.

Melissa’s practice includes non-contentious matters. She has advised local businesses and small medium enterprises on corporate advisory matters, restructuring and employment matters. She also regularly handles conveyancing work for corporate and individual clients involving commercial, private and public (HDB) properties.

  • Arbitration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Advisory
  • Real Estate

Melissa Tan

Director

+65-6653-1928

melissa.tan@bayfrontlaw.sg

Melissa Tan’s practice area is non-contentious corporate law and commercial law, specializing in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Her practice encompasses negotiating and drafting documentation for commercial matters as well as regulatory and compliance advisory work for private companies in Singapore.

Melissa graduated from the National University of Singapore and is called to Singapore bar.

  • Domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate advisory
  • General Commercial

Jonathan Wong

Associate Director

+65-6653-1928

jonathan.wong@bayfrontlaw.sg

Jonathan advises on general corporate and commercial matters with a particular focus on cross-border joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and investments.

His area of practice also includes advising clients on day-to-day business matters, including regulatory compliance issues and employment related matters. He is also able to advise on civil and commercial disputes.

Jonathan graduated from the University of Nottingham and is called to the Singapore bar.

  • Domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Commercial Contracts
  • General corporate advisory
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Corporate Governance
  • Non-contentious Employment

Alvin Ngai

Associate

+65-6653-1928

alvin.ngai@bayfrontlaw.sg

Alvin’s area of practice is in corporate law and commercial law. He has experience in mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate transactions.

Alvin is able to advise on employment and personal data protection issues, as well as advising on general civil disputes.

Alvin graduated from Victoria University of Wellington and is called to the Singapore bar.

  • Domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate advisory
  • General Commercial

Lo Kim Seng

Director

+65-6653-8348

kimseng.lo@bayfrontlaw.sg

Lo Kim Seng is a Director of Bayfront Law LLC. Mr. Lo’s practice areas are primarily in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial. His clients are mainly Singapore listed companies.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate advisory
  • General Commercial
  • Corporate Counseling and Regulatory Compliance

James Wong

Director

+65-6653-1928

james.wong@bayfrontlaw.sg

James graduated with Master of Laws from University of Pennsylvania in 1997 and is a Director of Bayfront Law LLC. James was called to the Bar of England in 1996 and admitted as advocate & solicitor of Singapore in 1999.

James has 20 years of professional experience of which 15 years were spent specialising in private equity investments and primarily funds advisory formation work. He has been in legal practice for over a decade and previously led positions as profit sharing partner in a joint law venture as well as had founded a law firm managing a team of 8 lawyers.

  • Corporate Law
  • Private Equity Investments and Funds
  • Regulatory and Restructuring advisory
  • Cross border transactional structuring

Ms Chin Su Xian

Senior Associate

+65-6653-1928

suxian.chin@bayfrontlaw.sg

Su Xian is a Senior Associate and works with the corporate team. Her work focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Compliance, Employment matters.

She graduated from University of Tasmania and is called to Singapore Bar in 2014.

  • Domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate advisory
  • General Commercial

Mr Bruce Qiu

Associate

+65-6653-1928

bruce.qiu@bayfrontlaw.sg

Bruce has recently graduated and called to Singapore Bar in 2019.

He assists in corporate matters including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring.

  • Domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate advisory
  • General Commercial

Ms Anna Dorcas Lee

Associate

+65-6653-1928

anna.lee@bayfrontlaw.sg

Anna graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the National University of Singapore in 2016, and admitted to the bar in 2017.

Anna currently assists in the private equity and funds practice, and completed her tour of duty with a Singapore-based fund management company that is beneficially owned by Middle-Eastern royalty. She handles cross-border and cross-disciplinary matters.

  • Corporate Law
  • Private Equity Investments and Funds

Clarence Guo

Director (Fintech)

+65-6653-1928

clarence.guo@bayfrontlaw.sg

Clarence is a lawyer in Singapore of almost 10 years’ standing who specialises in the blockchain and early stage investment space, regularly advising leading token projects, funds and crypto exchanges on regulatory/documentary matters. He has been involved in a significant number of successful token projects in Singapore over the past 3 years, and is a trusted advisor to many visionaries in the space.

Prior to focusing on the blockchain industry, he was practising at a reputable firm known for its banking finance practice, assisting major local and international banks, funds and fund managers, as well as established real estate developers and owners. He has been endorsed in the banking and finance section of the Legal 500 2017 edition as having a “fine record in real estate finance”.

  • Corporate Law
  • Private Equity Investments and Funds
  • Regulatory and Restructuring advisory
  • Cross border transactional structuring

Ms Andrea Wang

Associate

+65-6653-1928

andrea.wang@bayfrontlaw.sg

Andrea has recently graduated and called to Singapore Bar in 2020.

She assists in corporate matters including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring.

  • Domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate advisory
  • General Commercial

Mr Edwin Tan

Associate

+65-6653-1928

edwin.tan@bayfrontlaw.sg

Edwin has recently graduated and called to Singapore Bar in 2020.

He assists in corporate matters including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring.

  • Domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate advisory
  • General Commercial