Singapore: Linklaters bolsters derivatives practice with senior hire


Linklaters today announces the addition of Jacqueline Low as a consultant in our Singapore derivatives and structured products team.

“Ms Low is a senior hire and is recognised across the industry and region for her unparalleled  expertise in derivatives. Her extensive experience with European, American and Singaporean banks will be a great asset to the firm,” said Kevin Wong, Singapore Managing Partner, Linklaters.

Ms Low bolsters our already strong international derivatives and structured products offering. Her expertise in emerging markets across Asia is well-recognised. 

Prior to joining Linklaters, Ms Low had been the Senior Counsel, Asia, International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.

Ms Low’s appointment further strengthens our ability to provide our global clients with sophisticated multi-jurisdictional advice. Her expertise in Singaporean law and capability in derivatives and structured products is market leading,” said Chong Liew, Capital Markets Partner, Hong Kong.  

Ms Low has a broad and diverse legal experience across corporate and institutional banking, treasury products, securities brokerage, corporate finance, private banking, asset management, structured finance and securitisations in Singapore and South-East Asia. Ms Low has previously held senior positions in-house for Citibank, DBS Bank, Rabobank and UBS. 

“We’re pleased to be welcoming someone of Jaqueline’s calibre to Linklaters. Her reputation and experience is yet another demonstration of our commitment to appointing the best possible talent to meet client needs,” said Chong Liew, Partner, Capital Markets, Linklaters.

Her appointment comes as a timely addition to the Linklaters team as the global and Asian derivatives markets undergo significant regulatory changes and market reform.

“Someone of Jaqueline’s stature underscores our strong market offering in derivatives and structured products,” Mr Liew added.

Singapore and English law qualified, Jacqueline serves on the Advisory Panel of the National University of Singapore Centre for Banking and Finance Law.