John Shum


Singapore, Singapore

John Shum is a partner in our Banking & Finance practice, based in our Singapore office. John has been advising financial institutions, corporate borrowers and funds for over twenty years on banking, financing and restructuring matters, including:

  • Structured finance
  • Leveraged and acquisition finance
  • Syndicated finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Trade finance
  • General corporate finance
  • Project finance
  • Fund finance
  • Share-backed finance
  • In- and out- of- court restructuring (including under US Chapter 11 and the new Singapore insolvency regime)

Prior to Singapore, John practiced in London, Miami, New York and Hong Kong SAR. He speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and Bahasa Indonesian.

John focuses on cross-border financings and restructurings in the South East Asia market, as well as in Hong Kong and China.