Jacqueline Chan


F +65 6428.2500


12 Marina Boulevard

Marina Bay Financial Centre #36-03 Tower 3

Singapore, SG 018982

T +65 6428.2433

F +65 6428.2500

Jacqueline is a partner in Milbank LLP’s Singapore office. She was previously resident in the firm’s Hong Kong office. 

Primary Focus & Experience

Jacqueline advises on a wide range of international corporate finance transactions and merger-and-acquisition transactions, and regularly represents sponsors, borrowers and lenders on complex cross-border acquisition finance transactions. In addition, she has significant experience with international debt restructurings in Asia. She specializes in structuring complex debt and equity transactions for clients both within and outside of Southeast Asia, and regularly advises many of the largest private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, corporates, leading banks and financial institutions in their various transactions globally and in particular throughout Asia.

Recognition & Accomplishments

Jacqueline is consistently recognized by Chambers Asia and Chambers Global as a leading lawyer for her excellence in the areas of Banking & Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency, and Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (both in Singapore and Indonesia), and is recognized by IFLR1000 as a leading lawyer in the areas of Banking, Energy and Infrastructure, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Project Finance. Jacqueline is ranked by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a “Leading Individual” for Indonesia and in Singapore for restructuring and insolvency and corporate M&A and is described as “outstanding in private equity and big-ticket M&A”.  She is also highly ranked by Chambers for her work in banking and finance, corporate M&A and restructuring. Transactions led by Jacqueline regularly receive “Deal of the Year” awards from leading industry publications, including Project Finance InternationalInternational Finance Review, and IJ Global

Jacqueline was named to “The A List” of Singapore’s top 100 lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal.  In Singapore, she has been consistently recognized by Best Lawyers for her expertise in Corporate, Finance, and Mergers & Acquisitions and is regularly listed among the world’s leading Mergers & Acquisitions and Energy lawyers by Who’s Who Legal.  Jacqueline has been named as a world’s leading attorney in the fields of Corporate M&A, Banking & Finance and Project Finance by Euromoney's Banking, Finance and Transactional Expert Guide.

Jacqueline was also named by Finance Monthly Global Awards 2017 as "Private Equity Lawyer of the Year - Singapore", and was recognized by Lawyer Monthly and receiving its “Women in Law 2017 Award” in recognition of her outstanding legal expertise and contributions within the practice area of corporate law.  Jacqueline was named among Private Funds Management's (PFM) “30 Under 40,” an annual list of the most influential private equity lawyers around the world under 40 years of age, which lists “superstar” lawyers who are recognized by professionals in private equity as well as other law firms as the “best of the best,” according to the magazine.

Additional Details
  • National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, LL.B.
  • England and Wales
  • Singapore