Ms Christy Lim
Christy Lim is a Partner of the Banking & Finance Practice at WongPartnership LLP. Recognised as a leading lawyer in major legal publications, Christy contributed to the growth and development of the firm’s banking and finance practice which today is a top-tier practice in Singapore and highly recognised across various legal journals.
A veteran in this space, Christy’s main practice areas are banking, finance, security arrangement and documentation, syndicated loans, club deals, cross-border and multi-currency transactions, transferable loans, loans with embedded debt-instrument conversion options with a strong focus on acquisition/leveraged financing involving takeover offers (both mandatory and voluntary), schemes of arrangement, delisting proposals/exit offers as well as mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring, international and cross-border financing transactions involving Singapore law, banking, financial laws and regulations. She has been involved in some of the most intricate and complex acquisition financing deals spanning various jurisdictions.
Christy has been recognised as a leading lawyer in the Banking & Finance arena by Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and by Chambers Asia Pacific – Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2009. She has also been commended for her work in the Banking & Finance Industry by IFLR1000: Financial & Corporate – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, The Legal 500: Asian Pacific – The Client’s Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession, Asialaw Profiles – The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Law Firms, Who’s Who Legal: Banking and in the areas of Banking Law and Finance Law by Best Lawyers. Christy is also listed as one of the top 100 lawyers in Singapore in “2019 Asia Business Law Journal’s – The A-List Top 100 Lawyers”. She graduated from the National University of Singapore and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1997.
Christy has been an active contributor to various publications, such as The Private Equity Review, Investing Singapore Chapter published by Law Business Research since the 2012 edition, and The European Lawyer’s inaugural Private Equity reference book.
Christy’s dedication and commitment to the legal profession extends beyond the framework of the legal practice. Apart from having sat on leadership committees within the firm, she has also facilitated various discussion groups that promote work-life balance in the professional space and also shared about gender diversity in the workforce. Christy also actively mentors younger lawyers in her field of work.