Shook Lin Bok LLP


Firm Profile


Shook Lin & Bok’s Trust, Asset & Wealth Management Practice is one of the pioneer legal advisers in this area of the law in Singapore and has grown in size and sophistication to meet the developing demands of the industry.


We regularly advise asset and wealth managers, institutional clients and sponsors on licensing conditions and exemptions under the Singapore funds regulations, the establishment of private equity, hedge and real estate funds and the applicable safe harbours for offerings in Singapore. We also advise clients on issues relating to financial sector regulatory licences, exemptions and compliance, as well as assisting with the making of applications and representations to the local regulators.


We have successfully worked with asset and wealth managers in obtaining fund management licences and exemptions, especially for start-up fund management companies and European external asset managers and family offices.


As for the wealth management space, we have advised on and structured private trusts, family offices set-up and documentation, and wealth migration and transition issues.




“This team has had a busy year in terms of regulatory advice, advising clients on how to respond to the recent legislative changes in Singapore. This complements the practice's long-standing reputation in regard to REITs and unit trusts, where it continues to receive mandates on formation and registration. The firm is also active on IPO work in the funds space. Sources say: ‘The team is very committed’.” Chambers Asia 2013


“This year, the firm demonstrated its growing prowess in the REIT space through a number of significant mandates.” Asialaw Profiles 2012


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