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Lawyer Returns from Cayman to Conyers’ Singapore Office

August 2009

Multi-jurisdictional law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman today announced the return of corporate and funds associate Preetha Pillai to its Singapore office, following a secondment to the firm’s Cayman Islands office. While on secondment, Preetha was admitted to practice as a Cayman Islands Attorney-at-Law and as a Solicitor in the British Virgin Islands. She is also registered in Bermuda to practice law.

Prior to her secondment, Preetha worked for two years in Conyers’ Singapore office. Before that, she was General Counsel at Singapore Telecommunications Limited. Preetha received her LLM from King’s College London in 1991. She was admitted to the English Bar in 1990, as an Advocate & Solicitor in Singapore in 1993, and as a Solicitor in England & Wales in 2000. Preetha is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple and the Cayman Islands Law Society.

Tan Woon Tiang, managing partner of Conyers’ Singapore office, commented: “I am pleased to welcome Preetha back to Singapore, where she will continue to advise on Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Bermuda law. Preetha’s experience in practicing in the Cayman Islands will prove invaluable in advising clients in the region. She is an important member of our pool of qualified and experienced attorneys based in Asia who can give real time advice.”

Conyers’ Singapore office has been established since 2001 and advises on the laws of the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda and Mauritius. Conyers’ Singapore office specialises in companies, partnerships, corporate finance, M&A, mutual funds and securities offerings, and assists with insolvency, litigation, dispute resolution, restructuring, structured finance, securitization, and trusts work and has played an instrumental role in the recent introduction of offshore companies as listing vehicles in Malaysia.



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