Winston Seow

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Withers KhattarWong LLP is a Singapore law practice, affiliated with Withers LLP.

Winston is a partner in the corporate team.

His corporate practice covers a wide spectrum of corporate work including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, and banking and corporate restructuring.

Winston’s practice focuses on cross border transactions and foreign direct investment in Asia, in particular, Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

His clients include local and foreign small and medium enterprises, multinational corporations and state-owned enterprises, the majority of which are in the energy and shipping industries.

Winston is also the Vice Chair of the Banking and Finance Committee for The Law Association for Asia and the Asia Pacific (LAWASIA).

Secretary Nurul Aina AMIRUDEEN

Track record





Acted for both Series C investors in a round of funding by a global e-commerce platform based in Singapore. The investors included one of the world’s largest international mail, shipping and distribution organisations and a venture capital subsidiary owned by an Indonesia listed company. We advised our clients in the Series C round investment, including carrying out legal and IP due diligence in numerous countries, negotiation of various definitive agreements and completing the transactions.

Acted for a Chinese state-owned enterprise operating as a conglomerate that owns oil depots, hotels, storehouse, cargo transport trucks, garage, supermarkets, and gas stations, in its proposed investment in a coal-fired power BOT project in Nam Dinh, Vietnam.

Acted for a Singapore company in joint venture with Chinese listed company to, inter alia, establish solar power plants in Singapore.

Singapore, 1995

"How to mitigate risks when investing overseas", The Business Times Wealth Magazine - April 2018

‘Foreign Investment Laws in Vietnam’, AsiaLaw Corporate Finance Review - April 2008

Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commence & Industry

The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA)

"Belt & Road", 31st LAWASIA Conference, November 2018

"Foreign Investment Regulation- Applicable to M&A Transactions in Asia, and its Practical Measures", 30thLAWASIA Conference, August 2017

"Exploring ASEAN Markets", The Association of Small Medium Enterprises, July 2017



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