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Bor Jern’s areas of expertise span acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate actions and capital markets.

He has been involved in advising on a broad range of complicated and notable transactions in various areas including data centres, e-commerce, infrastructure, healthcare and hospitality.

Bor Jern has been described by Chambers Asia-Pacific that “sources particularly highlight his ‘deep local knowledge and excellent relationship with issuers and regulators’” and by Chambers Global that “sources are quick to commend his expertise and market prominence”. IFLR1000 has ranked Bor Jern in the “highly regarded” category and described him as having "very good knowledge of the law and has a good relationship with regulators, and therefore is able to give us some insight on our matters from the regulators' perspective". The Legal 500 has described Bor Jern to be “extremely helpful in providing solutions to many complex issues”. Bor Jern has also been cited as an expert in Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets. In the FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2023, Bor Jern was the sole recipient of “Best Legal Advisor – Singapore” award in the Dealmaker Poll category.

Bor Jern regularly advises PRC-based clients as he reads and writes Chinese. He has spoken in seminars organised by the Singapore Exchange, the Institute of Banking and Finance, the National University of Singapore and others. He was formerly the Chief Editor of the Singapore Law Review. Bor Jern sits on the General Committee of Orchid Country Club, which is part of the Singapore labour movement. He was one of the six persons conferred “Friend of Labour” by the Singapore National Trade Union Congress as part of the May Day Awards 2020. Bor Jern led the winning team from Allen & Gledhill LLP to emerge as the overall quiz champion in the SGX Cares Bull Charge Ultimate Quiz Challenge 2023.

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