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Yin Mei Lock



Lock Yin Mei
Yin Mei Lock



Yin Mei's practice includes advising on capital raising, mergers & acquisitions, investment funds as well as regulatory issues for private and public companies, financial institutions and other intermediaries. She has acted on some of the largest and most complex public equity, debt and hybrid fund raising, takeovers, M&A and privatisation transactions. She regularly advises sponsors and fund managers in the establishment and syndication of private funds.

Yin Mei has been recognised by clients and key industry publications as a leader in her area of practice. Chambers highlights Yin Mei has been described by clients as “my go-to lawyer” and “combines local knowledge with international legal judgement.” Her team is praised for their ability to tackle complex transactions. One client explains: “It was not an easy deal, it was unprecedented in many ways. They helped us navigate that very well and generally they were very responsive getting it done in a challenging timeframe.”

Yin Mei's leading capital markets practice includes advising on initial public offerings, Rule 144A/ Regulation S offerings, private placements and follow-on offerings. She also has extensive experience advising on cross-border transactions, mergers & acquisitions, investment funds as well as regulatory issues for financial institutions, listed companies and other intermediaries.

News & insights

Publications: 16 SEPTEMBER 2020

The Variable Capital Company (VCC): a new corporate structure for funds in Singapore

The Variable Capital Company (VCC) is a new corporate entity structure under which several collective investment schemes (whether open-end or closed-end) may be gathered under the umbrella of a single…

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News: 26 AUGUST 2020

A&O advises on the first REIT IPO in the Philippines

Allen & Overy has advised AREIT, Inc., a subsidiary of Ayala Land, Inc., on its approximately USD 250 million IPO. 

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Publications: 17 APRIL 2020

Singapore Passes the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 to Support Businesses and Enterprises

As with many other jurisdictions around the world affected by the Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic, the Singapore government has put in place a variety of measures intended to allow businesses to keep…

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Publications: 03 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: how the APAC courts and arbitral institutions have adapted to the challenge

As Covid-19 coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, the various forums for dispute resolution worldwide find themselves presented with novel challenges, in particular relating to issues…

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Admitted as advocate and solicitor, Singapore, 1992

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2000

Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2012


LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore

LLM, Jesus College, Cambridge University