Areas of Practice & Work Experience
a) Helen does general corporate and corporate secretarial advisory work for clients from various industries including companies in the trading, manufacturing, consultancy firms, futures trading companies, banks and listed companies.
b) Helen is an experienced practicing chartered secretary and lawyer and acts as the Company Secretary for several public listed companies, foundations and charitable organizations and over 150 private limited companies. Have served the boards of the
• Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) Scholarship Fund,
• LKY Fellowship Fund,
• Goh Kheng Swee Scholarship Fund,
• The Insead,
• St Gabriel’s Foundation,
• Singapore Maritime Foundation Limited, and
• The Little India Arcade.
c)She provides general corporate advice on the SGX-ST Listing Manual requirements and compliance matters including advice on announcements and notifications for listed companies as well as advisory services on the Singapore Company’s Act.
d) She assisted in the Hitachi acquisition of IBM’s hard disk drive business worldwide, particularly with the Singapore law issues. She was one of the only three lawyers in the law firm that was involved in the deal which received a mention in the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) publication in 2002.
e) Helen has given several in-house seminars to financial controllers, company directors and company secretaries, dealing with corporate secretarial, corporate governance and general corporate law issues.
f) Ms Helen was a speaker at the Asian Business Forum on the Role of the Company Secretary and Corporate Governance in 2003 and 2004. She is on the panel of regular speakers/lecturers for the SID and the course speaker for the Singapore Institute of Director (“SID”) Courses since 2004 on the “Key Essentials For Directors” and the “Listed Company Directors Course” that is run quarterly by the SID.
• SAICSA – Member.
• F.C.I.S. – Fellow of the ICSA in UK and in Singapore.
• Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) – Member.
• Member of The Law Society of Singapore.
• Member of The Singapore Academy of Law.
• Member of the Law Society of England and Wales.
• Audit Committee Member – Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
LL.B (Hons.), Barrister-at-Law, F.C.I.S. in UK and Singapore.