Kennedys has added a senior corporate and capital markets partner with close to 30 years’ experience to its growing team in Singapore. Robson Lee joins from Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, where he was a global equity partner for the last seven years, and prior to that was a senior partner at Shook Lin & Bok. He specialises in M&A and capital markets, regularly advising companies on issues such as licencing, securities, banking, insurance, compliance and on listing in Singapore. He acts for clients in other jurisdictions, including cross-border M&A and joint ventures, fund raising and market flotations. Lee also has extensive experience in regulatory work, and of the frameworks and guidance put in place by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for financial institutions. Qualified as a solicitor in Singapore and England and Wales, he is an active member of several professional bodies. He sits on the MAS’ Appeal Advisory Panels, is Assistant Secretary and Head of Legal Affairs at the Securities Investors Association (Singapore), and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Law Society of Singapore. A National University of Singapore graduate, Lee is also a distinguished alumni of the prestigious Hwa Chong Institution, where he was the Group Board Chairman in 2019. He will be based in Raffles Place, working alongside the rest of the Singapore team.