Due diligence department
Clares De Cruz
Singapore lawyer and UK Solicitor
Clares is a Singapore lawyer and UK Solicitor, qualified in and with 22 years practice experience in UK (London), Singapore and Italy (Milan), and focused on international trade, commercial and corporate law.
She specializes in international business and commercial transactions, and cross-border corporate transactions: joint ventures, acquisitions, with a specific focus on China, Hong Kong, Asia and UK.
She has significant experience working with a diverse range of foreign companies, as well as Italian companies having international interests.
Clares is Singapore-born and graduated in law at University of London in 1994. She qualified in the UK as a Barrister (1995) and Solicitor (2001), and in Singapore as an Advocate and Solicitor (1996), and specialized in maritime law and international trade law. Having previously practiced in Singapore and London with leading law firms, Clares has been based in Milan since 2003, registered as an Italian lawyer with the Milan Bar Association for Lawyers.
She is a speaker at various conferences, and is the author of various publications, including Singapore: Gateway for Doing Business in Asia (Filodiritto, 2013).
Languages: English, Malay, Italian
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