Areas of Practice:
Conveyancing and Real Estate
Corporate and Commercial Law
Estate and Succession Planning
Intellectual Property Law
Landlord and Tenant Law
Probate and Administration of Estates
LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore
Memberships and Appointments
- Commissioner for Oaths, Singapore
- Notary Public, Singapore
- Legal Advisor, Singapore Lee Clan General Association
- Legal Advisor, Singapore Teochew Lee Clan Association
- Member, Law Society of Singapore
- Member, Singapore Academy of Law
- Board of Governors, Spirit of Enterprise Limited
- Member, Singapore Institute of Directors
Soo Chye was called to the Singapore Bar in 1990.
Soo Chye represents banks, listed companies, private companies and individuals, both local and overseas. He also works extensively with foreign counsel in multi-jurisdictional matters.
Soo Chye has advised clients in initial public offerings, reverse takeovers and mergers and acquisitions. These include management buy-outs, debt restructuring, shareholder matters and succession planning for businesses. He has also successfully assisted clients in applications to government agencies for grants and incentives under the various government schemes.
Soo Chye acts for both retail and corporate clients in real estate transactions, and advises on the structuring of real estate transactions such as divestment of land through the grant of leasehold estates from freehold estates.
Soo Chye advises clients in succession and estate planning and estate administration. This includes advice on wills and trusts and the use of trusts as an instrument to address client-specific needs.