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Sean  Cheong

Sean Cheong

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  • Thoughtful, thorough, practical, and willing to get personally involved
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  • Relationship focused - a trusted expert who understands us. Responsive and commercial in approach
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  • Very professional and engaging individual, with a wide knowledge of the law
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  • She supports me and my team on transactions from straightforward to highly complex
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Sean is a partner specialising in corporate and financial services, and heads up the firm's banking and finance team. Her practice area also covers M&As and capital markets.

Her clients include major banking institutions and other regulated entities in Channel Islands and UK. She regularly acts in cross-border transactions, particularly for clients based in South East Asia, as well as clients in Channel Islands with interests in businesses located in that region. Sean is recognised for her abilities in controlling and driving complex transactions. She also advises on the establishment of structures for international high net worth clients and institutions.

Sean is a solicitor of England and Wales and also a member of the Malaysian Bar.

Sean is a member of the Guernsey Branch of the Institute of Directors and the Securities & Investment Institute. She holds a certificate in Islamic Finance from the SII.

Although now located in the Guernsey office of the firm, Sean was responsible for setting up and leading the Singapore office of Collas Crill from August 2011.

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Insight

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