Yap Ling Man

Senior legal associate | Registered foreign lawyer, Withers KhattarWong*

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

Ling Man is a registered foreign lawyer in the corporate team.

She focuses on corporate and capital market transactions involving corporations in many countries. Ling Man also advises on employment law, partnership and compliance matters; and as a foreign practitioner, Ling Man provides advice in banking and finance as well as intellectual property law in Singapore.

As a member of the Withers tech team, Ling Man works with venture capital funds, private investors and both established and emerging tech companies. She has particular experience in Fintech and is well versed on the existing and changing regulatory framework surrounding this area of rapid growth and development.

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.

Acting for PT PLTG Celukan Bawang, owner of a power plant project located in Bali, Indonesia, as the lead counsel on its joint venture and cooperation with Chinese conglomerate Shanghai Electric Group Co. Ltd, in developing, building and owning a gas-fired power plant in Indonesia valued over US$1.3 billion. The Belt and Road Initiative projects along Indonesia’s Regional Comprehensive Economic Corridor (CEC).

Acting for PT Kayan Hydro Energy, an Indonesian owner of a hydropower plant located in Kalimantan, Indonesia, as the lead counsel, on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract exceeding US$1 billion with Power China Group’s Sinohydro, as well as related financing matters. The EPC contract forms part of the US$17.8 billion energy projects to be built by PT Kayan along the Kayan River in North Kalimantan. The Kayan Hydropower Station is a key project along Indonesia’s Comprehensive Economic Corridor within the Belt and Road Initiative.

Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court in Malaya, Malaysia, 2009

Foreign Practitioner Certificate for Foreign Lawyer (S36B COR). Permitted to advise in Singapore Law across banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property law.



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