Boon Wah’s areas of practice encompass direct and indirect acquisitions and divestments, private equity property funds, regional investments and real estate deals involving complex structuring and multi-jurisdictional issues.

His clients include property developers, investment funds, REIT managers, government-linked companies and institutional property investors. In his years of practice, he has built up considerable experience in advising on various commercial and real estate transactions both locally and in the region. 

He joined the Firm in 2005 after serving out a scholarship bond with a Singapore statutory board, and has been a partner since 2008.

Boon Wah has been described as a “very responsible partner and good lawyer” in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Work Highlights

  • Acted as counsel for SPH and Kajima in their successful tender bid for the Bidadari commercial and residential site at the price of S$1.132 billion.
  • Acted as transaction counsel for Alpha Investment Partners in the divestment of multiple HDB retail centres at a combined transaction value of at least S$500 million.
  • Acted for an ARA property fund in its acquisition of a portfolio of five retail malls located across Malaysia (including KL, Ipoh and Malacca), through the acquisition of an investment group structure comprising various property holding companies in different jurisdictions.