CHARLIE WILSON is co-leader of Sidley’s M&A and private equity group in Asia. He has advised on investments in Southeast Asia for more than 20 years and has extensive experience in advising private equity funds and corporates on their investments and disposals across the region. Previously, Charlie was a partner in the Singapore office of a global law firm where he served as the head of its Indonesian practice. Charlie is recognized as “M&A Lawyer of the Year” at the Asian Lawyer Emerging Markets Awards (2016), a leading Corporate M&A lawyer in the Indonesia and Singapore chapters in Chambers Asia Pacific (2014 – 2020), Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2015 – 2018) and IFLR1000 (2015 – 2020). He was named a “Best Lawyer” in the Singapore chapter of The Best Lawyer (2014-2021).
In the 2019 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific, Charlie is recognized as an experienced practitioner who is sought out for “his knowledge of Indonesia,” and is noted by a client as “someone I trust to help us accomplish our goals.” He represents private equity funds and corporates across a range of sectors and often on particularly large and complex transactions.