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Southeast Asia

World-class team guiding clients on the full spectrum of transactions across Southeast Asia

Why Cooley
  • Cooley is the #1 law firm for high growth, new economy companies and investors in Singapore and across Southeast Asia, advising companies from private fundraises to public-listings and acquisitions.
  • Cooley also has the largest private funds practice in Southeast Asia, representing many of the leading general partners and institutional investors in the region.
  • Our Southeast Asia practice is focused on the region with a particular emphasis on Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam and is headed out of the Cooley Singapore office.
  • We represent some of Asia’s most innovative and dynamic tech companies, advising on their financings, M&A and joint ventures, IPOs, de-SPACs and other strategic transactions at all stages of their growth.
  • We are committed to developing a rich and innovative technology ecosystem for Southeast Asia. We launched Cooley GO Asia site in 2020, which is the leading resource for entrepreneurs and investors across Asia. Cooley GO's Asia content includes region-specific material, as well as document generators for a variety of standard forms that may be used by technology companies, including employment and investment documents.
Group contacts
Ferish Patel  Partner in Charge – Singapore Singapore, Hong Kong
Matthew Bartus  Partner San Francisco, Singapore, Palo Alto
Sean Murphy  Partner Singapore
Tim Pitrelli  Partner Singapore
Patrick Loofbourrow  Partner Singapore, Shanghai, San Diego
Andrew Harline  Partner Singapore, Shanghai
Will Cai  Partner Hong Kong, Palo Alto
Gwenlynne Lee  Counsel Singapore