Liu Hailing

Special Counsel

Hailing is a special counsel in our corporate team.

Hailing focuses on hospitality in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly across Southeast Asia. In her corporate and commercial practice, she works with hotel owners, operators and businesses in the wider hospitality leisure sector and advises on a wide range of cross-border transactions involving hotel ownership (acquisitions and divestments), hotel management, hotel operations, franchising, timeshare, co-working, leasing and legal due diligence.

Hailing also has experience with the S-REIT sector, where she has worked with real estate companies, REITs and business trusts in Singapore on their equity capital markets transactions (spin-offs/IPOs, private placements and rights issues/preferential offerings), general corporate transactions and regulatory compliance matters. In particular, she has advised on IPOs, post-IPO acquisitions and fund-raisings for SGX-listed hospitality trusts with multi-jurisdiction asset portfolios.

Secretary Lynn Ker

Track record

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Advising regional hotel owners and operators in Southeast Asia on management agreements, franchise agreements and licensing arrangements.

Advising an international hotel owner on the divestment of its property interest in an Australian hotel to its related hospitality trust.

Advising international hotel operators on corporate and land due diligence matters prior to their signing of new hotel management agreements and/or franchise agreements.

Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore (2011)

Lexis Advance® Annotated Laws of Singapore – Innkeepers Act and Hotels Act

International Association of Privacy Professionals – Member; Certified Information Privacy Professional/Asia (CIPP/A)

Law Society of Singapore – Member

Singapore Academy of Law – Member

May 2021 – Panellist for session on “Lessons on diversity and inclusion from around the world” at Festival of Inclusion organised by WiHTL (Women in Hospitality, Travel and Leisure).

March 2021 – Co-Presenter for session on “Branded Residences – Legal Considerations” at HOFTEL Global Virtual Members’ Summit.

Education


Languages


  • English
  • Mandarin

Dates


Joined

2021

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