Created Date:
19 May 2024

Four Carey Olsen lawyers star in Asian Legal Business Offshore Client Choice 2024

Carey Olsen Singapore partner Helen Wang and counsel Kate Lan, Rebecca Lee and Amelia Tan have been featured in the Asian Legal Business (ALB) Offshore Client Choice list for 2024. Asian Legal Business (ALB) curates the Offshore Client Choice list by identifying outstanding offshore lawyers who have built exceptional relationships with their clients. This recognition is based on direct client feedback, highlighting legal professionals who consistently exceed expectations and deliver high-quality service.

Specialising in complex offshore disputes, partner Helen Wang's expertise spans commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, and insolvency matters, particularly within the legal frameworks of Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. Clients consistently praise Helen for her exceptional service, highlighting her responsiveness and strategic thinking. Helen has been recognised by The Legal 500 Asia 2024 Guide as a Next Generation Partner and China Business Law Journal's 2023 A-List as a Rising Star. She has also been included in the prestigious ALB Top 10 Offshore Litigators list for 2023 and Asia 40 under 40 List for 2023.

Counsel Kate Lan brings unparalleled expertise to clients navigating complex cross-border legal matters, particularly in litigation, insolvency, and restructuring within Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Cayman Islands. Known for her meticulous attention to detail and deep understanding of offshore laws, clients describe Kate as "extremely capable". Kate has been listed as a Rising Star in The Legal 500 2024 guide and was lauded as "the powerhouse" of the Carey Olsen Singapore dispute resolution team in its earlier edition. Her arbitration expertise is also recognised by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), as the first offshore lawyer to be appointed to both the YSIAC Council and Reserve Panel of Arbitrators.

Counsel Rebecca Lee excels in handling complex finance and corporate transactions across Asia Pacific. Her expertise includes asset finance, fund finance, structured finance, equity capital markets, and general corporate matters. Clients describe her as a conducive personality who takes a commercial and problem-solving approach to transactions. Rebecca is fluent in English, Mandarin, Japanese, and Cantonese which facilitates communications and further earns her reputation as a trusted advisor to clients.

Counsel Amelia Tan stands as a distinguished counsel in the litigation, insolvency, and restructuring practice at Carey Olsen. Specialising in the laws of Bermuda, BVI and the Cayman Islands, she offers comprehensive offshore legal expertise in navigating complex international legal landscapes. Amelia's expertise and depth of knowledge exceed expectations, with one client noting, "Amelia's maturity and expertise are evident in every interaction, making her a trusted advisor beyond her years". Amelia is Chair of the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), Singapore Network and was also selected to participate in the inaugural Singapore Leaders Network fellowship programme (SGLN). She has also been recognised as a Rising Star in The Legal 500 2024 guide.