Sharon Lau

Sharon Lau is a partner in Latham & Watkins’ Singapore office. Ms. Lau’s practice focuses on corporate finance transactions where she represents both issuers and underwriters in international securities transactions, and mergers and acquisitions where she represents buyers and sellers in public and private transactions.

Ms. Lau’s corporate finance expertise includes: 

  • Initial public offerings 
  • Global equity offerings and private placements 
  • High-yield and investment grade debt offerings 
  • Convertible debt offerings 
  • Exchange offers

Ms. Lau’s mergers and acquisitions expertise includes:

  • Public takeovers
  • Joint ventures and other private investments
  • Venture capital investments 
  • Privatizations
  • Restructurings

She also advises on regulatory compliance and corporate governance issues.

The Singapore Business Review cites Ms. Lau as “a trusted advisor to many of the largest corporations and financial institutions across Asia,” honoring her as one of the '20 Most Influential Lawyers Under 40'. Ms. Lau is also recognized as an 'Up & Coming' lawyer for capital markets in Singapore and Indonesia by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014 and is ranked in the 2014 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets, noted for her “highly respected practice”.