Mei Sum's expertise is in corporate finance and corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and venture capital investments.

Mei Sum has experience advising issuers and underwriters in the Asia Pacific region. She acts on a wide range of debt and equity, capital market transactions, including capital raisings, equity- linked issues, high-yield issues, Rule 144A/Reg S transactions, GTMN, and EMTN programmes, private placement, rights issues, initial public offerings, structured products and liability management exercises.

She also regularly advises on local and cross border M&A transactions, , joint ventures, venture capital investments and corporate restructurings. She has represented buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions as well as investors and investees.

Her clients include public and private companies, financial institutions, venture capital firms and technology start-ups. She has been involved in transactions across a broad spectrum of industries including technology (including fintech), energy and natural resources, infrastructure, real estate, consumer and life sciences.

Mei Sum is recommended by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Capital Markets.

Mei Sum is qualified to practise Singapore law. Prior to joining DLA Piper, she worked at several top-tier law firms in Singapore.