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Leslie Tay


CMS Holborn Asia
7 Straits View
Marina One East Tower
Singapore 018936
Languages English

Leslie Tay is an Associate at CMS Holborn Asia, specialising in mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Prior to being admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2021, he trained in the corporate and TMT teams at CMS Holborn Asia, and was involved in matters relating to early-stage equity fundraising, shareholder and joint venture arrangements, technology, data protection, and intellectual property.

Leslie holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the Singapore Management University where he was placed on the Dean’s List and graduated with a Cum Laude (Distinction).

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Relevant experience

  • A financial institution, in assisting on the acquisition of a stake in a leading Uzbek food retailer at an investment value of US$11.5 million.
  • Nomu Pay, a Finch Capital funded company, in assisting on its acquisition of Wirecard APAC entities.
  • An international food company, in advising on its marketing content and voluntary claims across the Asia, MENA and Africa regions. 
  • A software company, in advising on various corporate and employment-related matters, including reviewing its shareholders’ agreement and employee share option plan. 
  • A tech startup, in advising on corporate and financing-related matters. 
  • A technology services company, in assisting on its acquisition of a Singapore-based data analytics and consulting services firm.
  • A multinational data centre company, in advising on regulatory matters across the Asia Pacific region. 
  • A multinational entertainment and media company, in advising on its APAC employee data privacy notice.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Law Society of Singapore
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  • 2020 - LL.B. (Cum Laude), Singapore Management University
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