Min-tze Lean

Min-tze Lean is a principal in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group at Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow. He has worked on a number of high-profile corporate headline transactions in Asia, some of which won the "Southeast Asia Deal of the Year" and "Singapore M&A Deal of the Year" awards at the Asian Legal Business Awards. Sources highlight his responsiveness, commerciality and the pragmatic advice he offers. Min-tze has been recognised by Chambers Asia Pacific for his technical legal knowledge and principled approach to structuring solutions to complex legal issues, and his "solution-oriented approach and ability to interface well with regulators". A client commended: "What I like is his expertise. He knows the regulations inside out and what is the market standard and practice". He has also been praised by clients for having "strong grounding in M&A regulations and tactics", Legal 500 Asia Pacific. Min-tze is ranked in Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific as a leading lawyer in Singapore for Corporate/M&A: Domestic. Min-tze's main areas of practice are M&A, joint ventures, corporate advisory and compliance, and restructuring and insolvency matters.

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