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Tim Beech

Joint Managing Partner

Singapore

Beech Tim
Tim Beech

Joint Managing Partner

Singapore

Tim is a partner in our debt capital markets group based in Singapore, head of our Asia-Pacific Corporate Trust & Agency team and joint managing partner of our Singapore office. He advises corporate trustees and agents on all aspects of debt capital markets and loan transactions. He is rated highly by clients who appreciate that his “excellent technical legal knowledge is matched very well with his superb business acumen”. Tim has also been described as being “amongst the leading lawyers in the world of corporate trust advisory”.

Tim has extensive experience across all corporate trust products and services. He advises corporate trustees and agents across the market on the full range of debt capital markets transactions, including corporate and financial institution debt, regulatory capital and other subordinated debt, equity-linked products, repackagings, CLOs, securitisations, covered bonds and infrastructure and project finance. He has wide-ranging experience advising trustees on defaults, modifications, waivers, restructurings and liability management, as well as disputes and litigation. He also advises facility, security and intercreditor agents on all types of bank financing and custodians, escrow agents and depositary banks on standalone custody, escrow and depositary receipt matters.

Market Recognition

“…with Tim on the ground I now have counsel who I feel I can use as a sounding board rather than just for transactional support.” 
Client 

“Tim’s excellent technical legal knowledge is matched very well with his superb business acumen which is so necessary when it comes to the grey areas of default work.” 
Client 

“I have found him to be amongst the leading lawyers in the world of corporate trust advisory - and not just among his PQE peers but across the entire market….He is one of the handful of lawyers in the market I would turn to with almost any question. His status as the l‎eading corporate trust lawyer in the APAC region is already established.” 
Client 

“Tim is absolutely first-rate – he is a very trusted pair of hands, totally dependable and approachable with a good depth of knowledge and experience of the corporate trust products. He…is always happy to help and provides clear, sound advice on the smallest to the trickiest and most complex issues.” 
Client 

“The…team in Asia-Pacific appreciates his consistent approach in his roles as legal practitioner and relationship manager – he is hands-on, pragmatic and focused. Tim’s arrival in the region has not only significantly strengthened [the] APAC Corporate Trust relationship with the firm - he has also been instrumental in building the relationship with us beyond traditional areas of strength.” 
Client 

“Tim is able to analyse situations and articulate scenarios in a way that enables me to understand the commercial risks associated with a decision making process. He invariably provides alternatives or solutions to problems and is able to navigate complex transactions with a commercial approach whilst not increasing the risk profile for his clients.” 
Client

 

Experience highlights

Expertise

Practices

Capital Markets

Sectors

Banks

Office

Singapore

Allen & Overy LLP
50 Collyer Quay, #09-01 OUE Bayfront
Singapore
049321

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2006

News & insights

Podcast #1: Insights for trustees in Asia-Pacific

Publications: 16 SEPTEMBER 2021

Podcast #6: Insights for trustees in Asia Pacific - trustees, tech and the end of LIBOR

In our latest edition of Trust Us, a podcast addressing hot topics for trustees in Asia Pacific, Holly Hart from our Corporate Trust & Agency team moderates a discussion covering the role of advanced…

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Publications: 21 MAY 2021

Podcast: Trustee Discretion and The Keepwell Structure

In our latest edition of Trust Us, Louisa Ingham from our Corporate Trust & Agency team moderates a discussion covering trustee discretion and the use of Keepwell structures as a form of credit…

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Publications: 15 MARCH 2021

Podcast #5 Insights for Trustees in Asia Pacific - Market developments impacting Trustees in 2021

To kick off Season 2, our panel of speakers take us on a whistle-stop tour across Asia Pacific, discussing the latest capital market and restructuring developments and their implications for trustees…

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Podcast #1: Insights for trustees in Asia-Pacific

Publications: 18 DECEMBER 2020

Podcast #4: Insights for Trustees in Asia Pacific - latest developments in the loan market

The fourth episode of Trust Us, a podcast hosted by Allen & Overy’s APAC Corporate Trust and Agency team.

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