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Chris Moore

Managing Partner

Singapore

Moore Chris
Chris Moore

Managing Partner

Singapore

Chris heads the APAC Corporate and M&A team. He specialises in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and foreign direct investment in South East Asia. He has been advising on these transactions since 1996 (and in particular in ASEAN and India). Chris’ M&A experience covers many sectors including: Financial institutions, TMT, consumer and F&B, transport, infrastructure and energy. He has been recognised by clients, the press, key industry publications and in independent market research as a leader in his field.

“Chris Moore is a highly respected practitioner whom commentators consider to be an ‘excellent lawyer.’ He is known for his work on high-profile acquisitions, joint ventures and foreign direct investments.” - Chambers 2018

“Described by commentators as ‘very competent, thoughtful and thorough’.” “He's as good a corporate lawyer as you can find in Singapore," reports one client, who adds: “His technical grasp of the law is excellent; he ticks all the boxes.” - Chambers 2017

“Chris Moore wins plaudits from peers and clients for his long-standing experience in the region, one source noting, ‘he has excellent technical skills, is very reliable, trusted and proactive.’ He is a popular choice for advising on cross-border M&A” - Chambers 2016

Sources say Chris “brings the service standard of the London magic circle with that local experience as well.” - Chambers 2016

News & insights

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News: 23 SEPTEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy to host inaugural virtual APAC Corporate Academy

Series of six webinars provides mid-level M&A/corporate counsel with insight into regional trends and best practice in M&A transactions.

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Publications: 22 APRIL 2020

Transacting in the time of Coronavirus

The current Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic presents a number of unique challenges for dealmakers.  Accepted truths and processes need to be challenged and adapted for the current circumstances.

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Publications: 20 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: key legal considerations for bancassurance arrangements

The ultimate consequences of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic remain unclear, but banks and insurers have begun to take stock of the potential risks and liabilities that they may face.

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Publications: 30 AUGUST 2019

Digital banking licences in Singapore: MAS opens applications

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on 29 August 2019 that it will begin accepting applications for new digital bank licences.

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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, 1992

Academic

BA (Hons), Law, St John's College, Cambridge University, 1987

LLM, St John's College, Cambridge University, 1988