John Rogers

John Rogers

Managing Partner

T +65 6595 4673
M +65 9299 1514

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John Rogers is managing partner of Walkers' Singapore office.

John specialises in all aspects of finance and corporate matters including general banking, debt capital markets, structured finance, asset and project finance, acquisition finance, real estate finance, securitisation, private equity and general corporate transactions. He advises on both British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands law.

John was based in Walkers' Hong Kong office from 2003 and was Head of the Finance group in Asia. He relocated to Singapore in 2009 to open Walkers' Singapore Office.

Prior to joining Walkers, John worked in the asset finance team at Clifford Chance in London before being seconded to a finance team in the Hong Kong office of Clifford Chance in 2001. During his time with Clifford Chance in Hong Kong he spent 8 months on secondment to a major French financial institution in a project finance team.

Admitted In:
England and Wales (not practising)
South Australia (not practising)

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Laws with Second Class Honours, Bond University
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Adelaide

2020 Chambers Asia Pacific - Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - Eminent Practitioner - 'John Rogers is highly reputed in the market as a "very confident, senior lawyer" who heads the firm's finance and corporate team. Managing partner of the Singapore office, he has a wealth of experience in finance and corporate transactions.'

2019 Chambers Asia Pacific – Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - Recommended Lawyer - 'John Rogers is described as a "very strong lawyer" and he is appreciated by clients for being "very commercial" in his approach.'

2018 Chambers Global Guide - Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - A Notable Practitioner. "Responsive, commercial and pragmatic."

2018 Who’s Who Legal: Banking Lawyers 

2017 Chambers Asia Pacific - Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - 'John Rogers is a well-respected, leading practitioner in Singapore.'

2016 Chambers Asia Pacific - Eminent Practitioner, Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - 'John Rogers is regarded as a knowledgeable figure in the corporate and finance spheres. His expertise spans private equity, debt capital markets and general corporate and banking transactions under Cayman Islands and BVI law.'

2016 Who’s Who Legal: Banking Lawyers 

2015 Chambers Asia Pacific - Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - 'John Rogers draws on extensive banking and finance expertise. He enjoys an impressive reputation for his financing and debt capital markets work, and for his expertise in corporate and private equity transactions.'

2015 Who’s Who Legal: Banking Lawyers 

2015 Chambers Asia Pacific - Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds 

2014 Chambers Global Guide - Offshore

2014 Chambers Asia Pacific - 'The 'very well-respected' John Rogers manages the Singapore office and heads the firm's global corporate and finance group. He maintains a prolific practice acting on project finance, securitisation and private equity mandates.'

2013 Chambers Asia Pacific - 'John Rogers is extremely well regarded in the region, and clients truly appreciate his 'very good, practical and pragmatic response'."

2012 Chambers Asia Pacific - 'John Roger's wealth of Cayman Islands and BVI experience strengthens his finance and corporate practice. He is especially well regarded for his commercial approach and strong grasp of the law, earning praise as a 'user-friendly and reliable lawyer who understands the big picture and goes beyond just giving legal advice'."

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