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3 May 20242 minute read

DLA Piper appoints Vincent Seah as sole Country Managing Partner in Singapore

DLA Piper has announced the appointment of Vincent Seah as sole Country Managing Partner (CMP) of its Singapore office, effective from 1 May 2024. Vincent has held the role of Co-CMP, alongside Corporate Partner Joe Bauerschmidt, since October 2023. Joe, who was appointed CMP in May 2016, will remain with the firm and continue to play an important role in its Singapore Corporate practice.

Vincent joined DLA Piper in 2019 and is a key member of the firm’s leading Finance practice in Asia. Vincent focuses on the development and financing of projects in the energy and infrastructure sector, with a particular focus on renewable and energy transition projects across South Asia and Southeast Asia. He has advised on some of the most significant, first of its kind projects in recent years. He is dual-qualified in Singapore and England, and is recognised as a leading lawyer by several independent legal publications.

DLA Piper Singapore is a key strategic office in the firm’s network and as the gateway to Southeast Asia, it plays a critical role in the firm’s regional strategy. 

Commenting on the appointment, Satpal Gobindpuri, Regional Managing Partner, Asia, said: “I am delighted to announce Vincent as our sole CMP in Singapore. Vincent has excelled in his role as Co-CMP and I have every confidence that our Singapore office will continue to grow from strength to strength with Vincent at the helm. The opportunities in Southeast Asia are abundant, and the potential growth for our Singapore office is significant. I am excited to see how our Singapore office develops.”