Trusted since 1861, Dentons Rodyk is one of Singapore’s largest and oldest law firms with a team of around 200 lawyers offering clients a full suite of legal services necessary to do business locally and globally. The firm regularly represents a diverse clientele across a broad spectrum of industries: corporate, banking and finance, intellectual property and technology, litigation and dispute resolution (including arbitration), and real estate.
The firm prides itself on providing the highest quality advice to its clients while maintaining strong working relationships with key public-sector agencies and leading organisations in the private sector.
Dentons Rodyk’s combination with global law firm Dentons created the dominant global law firm in the Pacific Rim. With more than 85 offices in the region and more than 8,000 lawyers serving 64 countries, the firm offers clients the benefit of quality experience in and of the communities in which they want to do business or resolve a dispute – from Canada and the United States, across Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Africa, and throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Doreen Sim is a senior partner in our Finance Practice Group. She specialises in general banking, finance and security transactions. She has extensive experience in a wide range of loan and other debt related transactions (both domestic and cross border) including bilateral, club and syndicated loans, property financing and acquisition and asset financing. Her clients include local and foreign banks, large corporates, real estate investment trusts and funds.
Doreen has led in major project finance, onshore and offshore financing, profit participation security transactions and securitisations. Doreen has also advised on banking, insolvency and other financial laws and regulations and has been involved in debt restructurings.
Doreen graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Law) degree from Girton College, Cambridge in 1988 and has been practising banking law since her call to the Singapore Bar in 1990. She has been named as a Leading Lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific since 2009 and in Chambers Global since 2009. She has been a Recommended Lawyer for Banking and Finance in Legal 500 Asia Pacific since 2007.
Doreen has been cited in Chambers Asia as "a highly respected name in this sphere, with particularly noteworthy experience in property financing" and who is regarded as "commercially aware, sensible and reasonable" by market sources. She has been highlighted in Chambers Global as a "true-blue banking lawyer with an active general banking practice who is adept at handling a wide range of banking and finance matters, including bilateral and syndicated loans and asset financing. She is particularly well known for property financing.” Doreen has been mentioned in Asialaw Profiles as being respected for her “commercial approach” and commended by clients for her exceptional drafting and negotiation skills.