Singapore – Sidley is pleased to announce that Tai-Heng Cheng and Charlie Wilson have been appointed co-managing partners of the firm’s Singapore office. Matthew Sheridan, the current managing partner, will continue to serve as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
“We are committed to continued growth in Singapore, and the appointment of Tai and Charlie, who each bring more than two decades of experience in the region, clearly demonstrates the strategic importance of advancing our presence in the Southeast Asia market,” said Mike Schmidtberger, chair of Sidley’s Executive Committee. “We thank Matthew for the significant contributions he has made during his tenure as managing partner.”
Mr. Cheng is global co-head of the Global Arbitration, Trade and Advocacy practice. He is a trusted advisor to companies, boards, and governments in Asia and around the world. He works with clients spanning many sectors, ranging from energy and infrastructure to pharmaceuticals, real estate, manufacturing, and financial services.
“For almost forty years, Sidley’s Singapore office has served our clients’ needs through thick and thin. Charlie and I share the same vision of further expanding long term partnerships with clients in Southeast Asia by supporting them with our premier multidisciplinary practice in Singapore and Sidley’s global platform,” said Mr. Cheng. “As the world finally begins to recover from the pandemic, we will continue to help our clients both overcome challenges and seize opportunities for growth.”
Mr. Wilson is co-leader of Sidley’s M&A and Private Equity group in Asia. He advises private equity funds and corporates on their strategic investments and disposals across the region.
“I’m honored to be appointed to this leadership role and team up with Tai to support our talented practices throughout the region,” said Mr. Wilson. “I’m excited to work with our partners and clients across the globe to continue expanding our business here in Southeast Asia.”
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