Christy Lim is a partner in the firm’s banking and finance practice.
Her main practice areas are banking and finance, syndicated loans and cross border financing transactions, with a strong focus in acquisition financing involving takeover offers, schemes of arrangement, delisting proposals and exit offers.
She is recognised as a leading lawyer in the banking and finance arena by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific since 2009. In the Chambers publications, she is recommended for being ‘sharp and articulate’ and whose ‘effective negotiating style’ has earned her ‘particular plaudits’. She is also commended as ‘someone you would always want to have on your side’ and praised for her ‘skills and proficiency’, ‘whose strong grasp of securities, acquisitions and debt restructurings makes her a lawyer of choice for a number of major private equity houses and investment banks’. Known for her ability to ‘handle the counsel on the other side very well, so that a reasonable outcome can be struck’, she has earned praise for her ability to ‘breeze through otherwise lengthy negotiations and appreciate commercial realities on transactions’. Appreciative clients have also commended her for being a practitioner who ‘understands our issues and when we have meetings she will push our points to try and get a good position for us’, and have also asserted that they ‘would recommend her’ and declared her to be a ‘very tough lawyer’.
She is also identified as a leading practitioner in various other publications – IFLR1000: Financial & Corporate, The Legal 500: Asia Pacific, Asialaw Profiles – The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Law Firms, Who’s Who Legal: Banking and Best Lawyers.
She graduated from the National University of Singapore and is admitted to the Singapore Bar.