Ferish Patel

Partner in Charge – Singapore


Ferish Patel heads Cooley’s Singapore corporate practice. For over 18 years, Ferish has advised clients across the full-spectrum of corporate matters --- including private financings of all stages, IPOs, bank financings, leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate governance matters. This breadth of transactional experience has allowed Ferish to provide strategic guidance to founders, high-growth companies and investment funds on matters in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the US. In so doing, he has assisted clients in raising over US$100 billion in public and private financings, involving equity and debt capital.

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  • St. John's University School of Law

Admissions & Credentials

Solicitor of Hong Kong

New York

Singapore (Registered Foreign Lawyer, New York)

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers Asia Pacific: Band 1 for Startups & Emerging Companies in Singapore (2021)

    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Leading Lawyer for Corporate and M&A in Singapore (2021)

    India Business Law Journal: International A-List Lawyers (2021)



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