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Tilleke & Gibbins International Ltd


Tilleke & Gibbins Bolsters its Regional

Corporate/M&A Capabilities with the Hire of

Derrick Khoo

Tilleke & Gibbins is pleased to announce that it has further strengthened its capabilities with the hire of Derrick Khoo as a partner in the regional Corporate/M&A team, where his cross-border transactional experience in handling complex legal matters amidst challenging legal and regulatory environments will facilitate the firm’s clients to achieve their business objectives in the ASEAN region.

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Derrick’s practice focuses on M&A, growth equity investments, pre-IPO investments, corporate real estate, foreign direct investments, JVs, and other corporate and commercial transactions. He has represented a diverse client base including sovereign wealth funds, private equity funds, investment banks, state-owned enterprises and Fortune 500 corporations.

Over the course of his career, Derrick has been involved in numerous prolific M&A, private equity, and capital markets transactions, including high-value transactions that have garnered top recognition by some of the legal industry’s leading publications.

Prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins, Derrick was general counsel for an international group with investments in real estate, telecommunications, F&B, and other sectors, where he oversaw all legal and regulatory matters in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Myanmar. He has also amassed more than a decade of cross-border transactional experience as a private-practice lawyer with top international firms while based in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, and Dubai.

Derrick is qualified as a Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong SAR, an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. As a fluent Mandarin Chinese speaker, Derrick will co-head Tilleke & Gibbins’ China desk and serve as a key liaison with the firm’s China-based clients. Full Profile