WHO WE ARE
LPA Singapore is a Singapore-based boutique business law firm serving multinational corporations of all sizes in corporate and commercial transactions. As a member of the global network of LPA-CGR, we seamlessly merge the unparalleled distinction and sophistication of an international law firm, with the detail-oriented approach of a boutique.
Our partners have practised with highly regarded international law firms and have worked as in-house counsel at private companies. With significant experience in different jurisdictions – including civil law and common law countries – and possessing a deep knowledge of the ASEAN region, we arbitrate on highly sophisticated and multi-jurisdictional transactions and aim to play the role of strategic advisor for overseas clients with a continuous effort to lead your projects until completion. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a private investor, a venture capital / private equity fund or a multinational company looking to expand your endeavours in Singapore or the region, or to invest from Asia to Europe, we are shaped to protect your interests and to deliver personalised advice.
LPA Singapore lawyers put great importance in working closely with our clients, and understanding your needs. We are results-oriented counsels, and always consider your legal and business issues as a whole to deliver pragmatic and efficient solutions.
AN INTRODUCTION TO OUR PRACTICE
Bérengère brings more than 8 years’ experience to cross border and domestic M&A, financings, commercial and restructuring transactions, and various corporate matters. She represents companies and individuals in their acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures, in their investments and in their financing transactions and restructurings.
Bérengère has strong skills in mergers and acquisitions with a particular focus on cross-border private equity transactions and specific expertise in the energy and commodities sector.
Arnaud Bourrut-Lacouture is a highly experienced corporate lawyer who has exercised in 3 jurisdictions: in Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City), in France (Paris) and since 2013 in Singapore. Arnaud spent 4 years at Morgan Lewis Stamford (ex-Stamford Law Corporation) leading a francophone and Vietnamese desk where he was promoted as partner.
Arnaud advises clients on a wide range of cross-border corporate and M&A transactions in the ASEAN region.
Astrid has more than 12 years’ experience in offering key strategic execution for the end-to-end management of worldwide long and short-term assignments, permanent transfers, localisations and repatriations.
Prior to joining LPA, she was a Senior Manager and Attorney-at-Law at PwC Tax and Legal in Paris. She has been also a consultant in the European Social Mission attached to the President of EDF for lobbying in Brussels and Paris. She advised MNCs and SMEs as a senior specialist in Global Mobility and Compliance and as an International Employment Structuring Expert. She was designated as an EURES Expert Trainer for the European Commission.
Astrid holds a Ph.D. in International and European Law (Highest Honours & Publication Prize) from Paris II, Pantheon-Assas University, a Master of Advanced studies in Management of Social Transformations from SciencesPo Paris; a Research Master in Employment and Social Law and a Master in Economic Science and Social Management (Employment Policy and HR) from Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne University.
She is qualified in France (Attorney-At-Law, Paris Bar) and for the last three years has volunteered at the Pro Bono Services of the Singapore Law Society.