U-Shaun Lim is of counsel in the Singapore office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Global Finance Practice Group.
U-Shaun’s experience spans a range of markets including South and Southeast Asia. In his practice, he regularly represents sponsors, borrowers and lenders on complex cross-border leveraged and acquisition finance transactions as well as project finance, sustainable finance, debt buy-backs, asset-backed lending, receivables financing, reserves-based financings and pre-IPO financings. Recently, U-Shaun has been advising a number of lenders and borrowers on fund financings and loan transactions including subscription line, NAV and “hybrid” facilities.
In addition, he has extensive experience advising private equity, credit and hedge funds, as well as their portfolio companies on highly complex structured products and OTC derivative transactions, including credit default swaps, equity derivatives and stock-lending transactions. His experience also includes secondments to two leading investment banks as legal counsel to their prime brokerage and foreign-exchange desks.
U-Shaun is recognized as a leading lawyer “Rising Star” in Banking by IFLR1000. He sits on various finance committees in Asia and is a member of the Indonesian Steering Committee of the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA).
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn in 2015, U-Shaun was a senior associate in the Singapore office of a major international law firm, and before that, he spent five years at a Magic Circle firm in London.
He gained his Bachelor of Laws from University College London in 2005 and his law qualifications (LPC) from BPP with distinction in 2006. He is also an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. His working languages are English and Mandarin.
BPP Law School - 2006 Postgrad Diploma LPC
University College London - 2005 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
England & Wales - Solicitor
Singapore - Advocate and Solicitor