John Rogers

John Rogers

Managing Partner

T +65 6595 4673
M +65 9299 1514
E john.rogers@walkersglobal.com

Practice Areas

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

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 - Ranked Lawyer – Band 1, Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - Asia-Pacific Region.  "John Rogers is a well-respected, leading practitioner in Singapore"

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 – Eminent Practitioner, Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - Asia-Pacific Region. "Singapore managing partner 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."

The Who’s Who Legal: Banking Lawyers 2016

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 – Ranked Lawyer – Band 1, Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - Asia-Pacific Region. "John Rogers manages the Singapore office and 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."

The Who’s Who Legal: Banking Lawyers 2015

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 – Ranked Lawyer – Band 1, Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds - Asia-Pacific Region. "John Rogers manages the Singapore office and 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."

Chambers Global Guide 2014 – Ranked Lawyer – Band 1, Asia-Pacific Region, Offshore

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014 – "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.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013 – "Singapore managing partner John Rogers heads the firm's global corporate and finance group. He is extremely well regarded in the region, and clients truly appreciate his 'very good, practical and pragmatic response'."

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012 - "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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