Michael Leow

Michael's practice is media and entertainment, corporate and commercial law. He has developed close relationships with the major players in the film and TV industry in Asia and abroad, and has successfully established himself as one of the leading entertainment lawyers in the Asia Pacific Region.

Michael has advised both mini and major film studios, financer, banks, independent producers and directors, sales agents and distributors, and multimedia companies in the film and television industry in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, USA and Europe on a diverse range of international transactions and entertainment related issues including talent arrangements and management, international and pan-asian film and television co-productions, production services, film and TV financing, sales and distribution, development and acquisition of underlying rights and intellectual property, remake rights and subsequent productions, releases and clearances.

On the corporate and commercial law side, Michael has advised on local and cross border JVs and sale & purchase of shares and businesses, general licensing, banking, IT and new media.

Michael has been involved on the creative side of the film business. He was coproducer in Taiwanese film "AU REVOIR TAIPEI" directed by Arvin Chen and producer in Singapore comedy drama "A FANTASTIC GHOST WEDDING". He was also involved in the Asian financing for the Wachowski-Tykwer directed sci-fi feature "CLOUD ATLAS".

Professional Qualifications:
Bachelor of Laws(Hons), University of North London(1989)
Master of Laws, Kings College University of London(1990)
Barrister-at-Law of England and Wales, Gray's Inn(1992)
Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore(1993)
Solicitor, Hong Kong(2001)

Michael Leow | +65 6221 6360

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