Lim, who joins the firm from Shook Lin & Bok where he was partner since 2015, has extensive experience advising clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions, particularly in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, capital markets, private equity and venture capital. He also advises listed companies and financial institutions on corporate governance, regulatory licensing and compliance matters.
In addition, Lim has substantial restructuring and insolvency experience and regularly advises both creditors and distressed companies on bankruptcy protection, schemes of arrangement, judicial management, administration and liquidation.
Lim’s clients include multinational corporations, financial institutions, listed companies and SMEs in the energy and natural resources, financial services, technology, education, transportation and logistics sectors, across Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Lim’s arrival follows that of Collin Seah who joined the firm as a director in December 2019 from Quahe Woo & Palmer LLC.
Bernard Yee, managing director of Resource Law LLC, commented: “We’re excited to have Johnny join the team. He’s a leader in his field and well known in the market.