Senior Partner


+65 6885 3616

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

England & Wales



Practice areas:

Capital markets

Corporate and capital markets specialist, focussing on real estate investment trusts and business trusts, debt capital markets, structure products and regulatory work. Nicholas has advised on various and award-winning multi-jurisdictional (cross-border) REIT initial public offerings, rights issues, M&A transactions and fund raisings.

  • Acted for Perpetual (Asia) Limited, as REIT trustee, in the initial public offering of Cromwell European REIT raising gross proceeds of approximately EUR865.7million.
  • Acted for Centurion Corporation Limited in the update of its S$500million multicurrency medium term note programme to a S$750million multicurrency debt issuance programme.
  • Acted for DBS Trustee Limited, in its capacity as trustee of OUE Commercial REIT, in the acquisition of 67.95% of indirect effective interest in One Raffles Place for a purchase consideration of S$1.128billion.
  • Acted for Surbana Jurong Private Limited in relation to the subscription by its wholly-owned subsidiary of S$300 million in aggregate principal amount of fixed rate bonds due 2029 and 300million detachable warrants issued by Changi Airports International Pte. Ltd.

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Private equity

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Financial services

  • England and Wales
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore

  • Law Society of Singapore
  • Singapore Academy of Law

  • LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore, (1991)