Martin Green  

Martin Green
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The Singapore office has been established in Singapore for nearly 20 years, and as part of the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance*, is widely recognised as being a top-tier firm in asset finance, shipping, international trade and corporate, covering the region from its Singapore hub.
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Our 46 lawyer Alliance team in Singapore, covering international and permitted areas of Singapore law, has built an enviable reputation for investment advice, shipping, offshore and aviation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and disputes.

The team in Singapore has strong expertise in the maritime industry. Our shipping and offshore team is one of very few in Asia to offer a complete ensemble of market-leading ship finance, corporate and litigation services to the maritime industry. Our clients include almost every major ship finance bank, many of the world's largest shipping, commodity and offshore multinationals and the world's leading shipyards.

We have an experienced corporate team boasting an enviable track record of market leading deals throughout Southeast Asia.

We are also recognised as having a market leading aviation finance practice. The team acted on a number of landmark and ground-breaking deals, including the world’s largest ever commercial aircraft and OEM order in history, a private placement of aircraft-backed bonds in Korea and the first foreign debt financing of aircraft in Myanmar.

We add value to the services we provide to our clients through 20 years of experience built up in Singapore. With both international and local expertise within the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance*, we have an insight into how business is done in the region.

*Stephenson Harwood LLP and Virtus Law LLP are each registered under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) of Singapore with limited liability and are members of the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance, a formal law alliance licensed in Singapore.

"A wealth of knowledge and experience."
Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

Opus Offshore Ltd

Advised Opus Offshore Ltd on the acquisition of 2 offshore rigs worth of US$200 million. (Marine Money Offshore M&A Deal of the Year 2014)

United Overseas Bank Limited

Advised United Overseas Bank Limited, the sponsor, issue manager, underwriter and placement agent in the initial public offering (IPO) of Soo Kee Group Ltd.

DVB Bank

Advised DVB Bank on US$26 million umbrella facility in relation to five Boeing B737-300 aircraft, for a joint venture partnership and subsequent leasing to airlines including Southwest and Continental.

Physical trading arm of international bank

Represented commodities trader as seller and charterer, pursuing and defending claims in arbitration references in London and Singapore. Structuring complex multi-party settlement agreements following ship arrests in a number of jurisdictions and achieving satisfactory settlement.

Engie (previously GDF Suez)

Advised Engie on its acquisition of Keppel FMO in Singapore and Qatar from Keppel Integrated Engineering and on its joint venture interests in the Filinvest district cooling project in the Philippines.

Multinational shipyard

Advised a multinational shipyard in respect of its S$123 million contract with a major shipping group with end user a national science agency, in respect of the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a dynamically positioned blue water research vessel.

Transportation Partners

Advised Transportation Partners on a structured US Ex-Im Bank bond and loan financing of up to 29 B737-900ER aircraft to be operated by Malindo Air, Batik Air, Thai Lion and Lion Air.

Singapore ship owner

Advised a Singapore ship owner on a US$676 million multi-tranche and revolving credit facility in relation to 29 vessels to be advanced by a syndicate of international banks.

BW LPG Holding Limited

Advised BW LPG Holding Limited on a US$400 million syndicated multi-tranche KEXIM and commercial lender backed loan facility for the purchase of 7 VLGCs under construction at Korean yard.

Crystal Jade

Advised the minority sellers in the sale of Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts Holding Pte Ltd and Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts Holding (Great China) Ltd (which own the Crystal Jade group of restaurants) to L Capital CJ Pte Ltd (part of the LVMH group).

Martin Green

Martin Green Managing Partner

T: +65 6226 1600
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Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance 
1 Raffles Place 
#18-61 Tower 2
Singapore 048616

T: +65 6226 1600 / +65 6737 1234 │F: +65 6226 1661 / +65 6339 4991

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The building drop off point is along Battery Rd. 

Head to Raffles Place MRT Station (NS26 - North South Line/ EW14 East West Line). Take Exit A. 

Church St - Service No. 186
Cecil St - Service No. 57, 131
Collyer Quay & Fullerton Rd - Service No.10, 10E, 57, 70, 100, 107, 128, 130, 131, 162, 196, 196E. 


Parking is available at the building. The carpark entrance is assessable via Market St and Malacca St.

Latest news & insights

26 Sep 2016

From Insights

Joint Myanmar bulletin from Inle Advisory, Kroll and Stephenson Harwood

In a joint briefing with Washington-based sanctions experts, Inle Advisory and Kroll, our leading Myanmar practice assesses the impact of the future lifting of US sanc..


04 Jul 2016

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance acts on US$500 million of M&A transactions in Q2 2016

The corporate team of Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised on several high-profile transactions during the second quarter of 2016, with an aggregate val..


04 Jul 2016

From News

Stephenson Harwood celebrates 20 years in Singapore

Stephenson Harwood is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in Singapore.


27 May 2016

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Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises on Asia Mid-Size M&A Deal of the Year

Law firm Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advised on the transaction awarded 'M&A Mid-Size Deal of the Year 2016' by Asian Legal Business. In the award winning ..


11 Apr 2016

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises on US$216 million K-Sure backed post-delivery financing for FSRU BW Singapore

International law firm Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance, advised a subsidiary of BW Gas on an export credit agency backed US$216 million post-delivery financing..


11 Jan 2016

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises on landmark aviation finance transaction

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised Transportation Partners on the world's first-ever Coface guaranteed bond transaction financing ATR aircraft.


04 Nov 2015

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Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises on M&A deals worth $300 million

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised on three high-profile M&A transactions across Asia in September and October 2015, with a total value of approximate..


02 Aug 2015

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises MIL on Apollo Towers investment

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advised Myanmar Investments International Limited in connection with its investment in Apollo Towers Pte. Ltd. (Apollo Towers)..


06 Jul 2015

From Insights

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28 Jun 2015

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises Singapore Technologies Telemedia

Stephenson Harwood LLP advised Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd on a strategic investment in Virtus Data Centres, the UK's fastest growing data centre provider..


27 Nov 2014

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises GDF Suez on acquisition

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advised GDF Suez on the acquisition through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cofely South East Asia of Keppel FMO.


10 Nov 2014

From News

SH alliance advises CSC on pan-Asian business services acquisition

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advised new client, Corporation Service Company on its acquisition of the IP Mirror group.


25 Jun 2014

From Insights

Singapore PDPA - remaining provisions come into force 2 July 2014

The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) was passed by the Singapore Parliament at the end of 2012 and sets out a framework for personal data protection with similariti..


26 Mar 2014

From News

Virtus Law and Stephenson Harwood announce formal law alliance

Virtus Law LLP and Stephenson Harwood LLP have received approval from the Singapore Attorney General's Chambers to form the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance.


10 Feb 2014

From News

Stephenson Harwood corporate team grows with new partner hire

International law firm Stephenson Harwood has appointed Tom Platts as a partner in its corporate practice in Singapore.


13 Jan 2014

From News

Stephenson Harwood advised Vietjet Air in aircraft engine purchase

International law firm Stephenson Harwood has advised VietJet Air, on the purchase of aircraft engines for up to 46 CFM 56 aircraft engines


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