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The rapid and continuing development of Singapore as a regional and global financial centre has transformed the legal services required to support and facilitate the progression. Experience and technical expertise will need to be coupled with innovation and agility to deal with new demands of the financial industry.

At Legis Point LLC, we believe in constant development – of our exposure and experience, of our knowledge of the financial industry we support, of the skills and expertise of our people, and of our relationships with our clients. We maintain our recognized position in the field of Banking & Finance by our constant flexibility, sensitivity and response to the changing and varied needs and requirements of the financial industry and of our clients.

We are committed to providing personalized and customized solutions, be it in respect of advice, deal structuring, documentation, coordination, or dealing with regulatory authorities and third parties.

The extensive experience of our Banking & Finance personnel in matters in Singapore and the region includes:

•Aircraft Finance
•Ship Finance
•Project Finance
•Banking Structure and Compliance
•Capital Markets/Debts
•Loan and Credit Facilities
•Regulations and Licensing
•General Banking & Finance

Our clients include borrowers, foreign and domestic banks and financial institutions as well as funds and corporations. As an independent practice, we also provide Singapore law services to international law firms requiring specialist Singapore law advice.

Legis Point’s Banking & Finance practice is headed by YOUNG Chee Foong, who has won many accolades for his banking & finance expertise. Some recent accolades include:

Recommended Firm- Singapore, for Banking & Finance
(Asia Pacific Legal 500 2015/2016 and since 2006)

Leading Individual: Banking & Finance
(Asia Pacific Legal 500 2015/2016 since 2001)

"Known for its strength in aircraft finance, Legis Point LLCacts for corporates and financial institutions in matters such as acquisition financingfor new and used aircraft, and enforcement of aircraft liens. Young Chee Foong is recommended."
(Asia Pacific Legal 500 2015/2016)

“Aviation finance is a key strength at Legis Point LLC, which recently acted as Singapore counsel to the borrower on the financing of three aircraft. Young Chee Foong is the key contact.”
(Asia Pacific Legal 500 2014/2015)

Young Chee Foong and his team at Legis Point LLC have particular strength in aircraft and ship finance, preparation of standard form documentation and regulatory advice. Michelle Loh provides ‘great, prompt service’.”
(Asia Pacific Legal 500 2011/2012)

“The lawyers are also pleasant to deal with, whilst at the same time professional and firm, and are always protecting and enhancing our position. It is the firm of my choice.”
(Asialaw Profiles 2010/2011)

Young Chee Foong and his ‘knowledgeable, fast accessible’ team at boutique Legis Point LLC focus on complex deals.”
(Asia Pacific Legal 500 2010/2011)

Legis Point LLC provides Quality advice on difficult issues advising foreign banks on local documentation. ‘stand-out lawyer’ Young Chee Foong leads the practice.”
(Asia Pacific Legal 500 2010/2011)

Legis Point LLC regularly works on international transactions, and recently advised a Malaysian bank on obtaining a license to conduct fund management activities in Singapore. Clients admire the 'experienced’ Young Chee Foong and Michelle Loh.
(Asia Pacific Legal 500 2008/2009)

…. Legis Point has established a good line in loan facilities, trusts and general financing work in a relatively short time.
(Asia Pacific Legal 500 2007/2008)

Legis Point LLC … one client says “we have never found them wanting in terms of the quality and timeliness of their advice
(Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2006/2007)

Recommended Individual for Finance: Banking & Debt Finance: “Expert in financing, regulatory and advisory matters. Has worked on both international and national cases.”
(PLC Which Lawyer? 2006)

Leading Lawyer in Banking
(Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2005 and 2006)

Recommended individual for Banking & Finance
(PLC Which Lawyer? 2005)

…. highly regarded for providing well thought-out and easily understandable advice
(Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2003/2004)

Leading lawyers covering banking matters in Singapore include….Young Chee Foong...
(Leading Lawyers 2004)

…. respected ……
(Chambers Global, 2002-2003)

Young Chee Foong … good offshore practice.
(Chambers Global, 2001-2002)

Young Chee Foong was again recognised as an Asia Law Leading Lawyer, this time for his expertise in the field of finance law.
(Asialaw Profiles 2001)

Young Chee Foong (“very active”) has a fine reputation
(Chambers Global, 2000-2001)

Young Chee Foong was recommended, particularly for banking and finance related issues.”
(Global Counsel 3000) 

With our emphasis on understanding clients’ business and commercial objectives on a direct and personal level, our lawyers have developed long term relationships with our clients, to better understand and serve their legal requirements.