Jess Yong

JESS YONG

Practice Areas
Banking & Finance
Shipping & Admiralty Law

LLB (Hons) University of Bristol
Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
T: 65 6230 1161
E: jess.yong@hhp.com.sg

Background
Jess deals primarily with non-contentious admiralty matters and is part of the ship financing team in the firm. Her area of practice comprises mainly the corporate/transactional aspects of shipping work including but not limited to ship finance transactions, sale and purchase of vessels and general banking. Jess assists clients with the negotiation of ship sale and purchase transaction and assist to prepare the legal documentation required for the sale and purchase transaction and advising on legal issues in relation to the transaction. She also advises on matters relating to corporate law in the shipping industry, charter contract issues and marine insurances in connection therewith. She works with local and foreign banks as well as institutional lenders in structuring loans and credit facilities. She often liases with the ship registry of Singapore and other countries in connection with the registration and discharge of ship mortgages.

Qualification
LLB (Hons), University of Bristol
Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court