Laura Rogers

Laura Rogers

Partner

T +65 6595 4675
M +65 9299 5944
E laura.rogers@walkersglobal.com

Practice Areas

Laura Rogers is based in Walkers' Singapore office where she is a partner specialising in private equity, hedge funds, joint ventures and providing general corporate advice. She regularly advises international financial institutions, onshore law firms, corporates, investment banks, investment managers and private equity funds in relation to the establishment and structuring of private equity and hedge funds in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands through the use of companies, partnerships and trusts. She also advises private equity funds in relation to down-stream investments as well as provides general advice to established private equity and hedge funds.

In addition, Laura has an active corporate practice which includes providing general corporate advice on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. She also advises corporate vehicles and investors in relation to equity financing transactions to include the issuance of preference shares and convertible securities.

Laura worked in Walkers' Hong Kong office for four years before moving to the Singapore office.​

Prior to joining Walkers, Laura worked with Allen & Overy in London from 1999. She was then relocated to Allen & Overy's Hong Kong office. In both London and Hong Kong, Laura worked in Allen & Overy's corporate finance department. While working with Allen & Overy, she advised investment banks and leading corporates on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate matters. Laura was also seconded for 12 months from Allen & Overy to the Hong Kong branch of a leading US investment bank. She was in Hong Kong from 2001 to 2009 and worked on a number of PRC related matters during her time at Allen & Overy and since joining Walkers.​

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

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Laws with Honours, University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Adelaide

2019 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)

2018 Chambers Global Guide - (Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds) A Notable Practitioner. "She has a wealth of experience working on private equity and M&A transactions, and she has been able to answer any complex question or provide feedback on a proposed structure at a moment's notice."

2018 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)

2017 IFC Power Women Top 200 - Citywealth Magazine

2017 CityWealth Leaders List

2017 International Who's Who of Private Funds Formation Lawyers

2017 Chambers Asia-Pacific - "Laura Rogers is a top-notch, commercially savvy lawyer"

2016 IFC Power Women Top 200 - Citywealth Magazine

2016 Chambers Asia-Pacific - "Laura Rogers wins acclaim for her advice to international financial institutions, banks and private equity funds. One impressed client lauds her as 'super-bright, I was totally blown away by her!'."

2015 IFC Power Women Top 200 - Citywealth Magazine

2015 Chambers Asia-Pacific - "Laura Rogers is praised as a lawyer who is 'intelligent, responsive, thoughtful and incredibly helpful'."

2013 Chambers Asia-Pacific - "Senior counsel Laura Rogers is a promising lawyer with a broad practice, covering hedge funds, private equity and corporate matters. Clients 'rely on her for more technical issues and to get an understanding of specific matters relating to Cayman laws'."

2012 Chambers Asia-Pacific - "Laura Rogers is rated for the range of her expertise, which encompasses private equity, hedge funds and general corporate advice. Interviewees say: 'We can rely on her for technical issues and practical solutions. She is very thorough, responsive and can cope with demanding schedules'."

2011-2015 International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers.

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