13.04.2016

Singapore: Luther appoints Carina Rogerio as new partner

Luther lawfirm appoints Carina Rogerio (37) as partner with effect from 26 February 2016. Carina Rogerio joined Luther in 2011 and is Head of the firm’s French Desk in Singapore.

Background

Luther lawfirm appoints Carina Rogerio (37) as partner with effect from 26 February 2016. Carina Rogerio joined Luther in 2011 and is Head of the firm’s French Desk in Singapore.

Carina Rogerio, together with her team, mainly advises on French and European investment projects in Singapore and the Asia Pacific Region. In particular, she advises in the areas of Corporate Law, M&A, Trade law, Contract Law and Employment Law. She also supports French groups such as Engie Lab (formerly GDF Suez), Veolia Water Solutions, bioMérieux and Altran.

Claus Trenner, Managing Partner of Luther LLP in Singapore: "Carina’s appointment as partner is an expression of the growing importance of French companies in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Our intention is to continuously adapt and improve our services to the French clients in the region."

Carina Rogerio: "Singapore hosts over 700 French companies who mostly use the city state as a hub in Southeast Asia. It is the second most important destination for French investments in Asia, right after Japan. There still is enormous potential for cross-border projects for which we offer our services in Singapore and the Luther offices in the region."

About Carina Rogerio
Carina Rogerio is a member of the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore and currently holds the position of Board Director in the Belgian Luxembourg Business Group. Since 2016 she has been a Visiting Lecturer at Sorbonne Assas International Law School.She was born in 1979. She studied law at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and then at the University of Paris-Sud XI, France, earning a European Master's degree in Economic and European Law. In 2008, she worked as a qualified lawyer in the Department of Competition, Contract and European Law of an international law firm in Paris. From the end of 2008 to 2010 Carina Rogerio worked as a lawyer in a German-French business law firm.

Luther in Singapore
For many years, Luther has been advising primarily multinational corporations, banks, public institutions, associations, and mid-sized companies in Singapore and the area and is by far the largest German-speaking law firm in Singapore with more than 80 employees.

We are a long-standing advisor for numerous companies which are represented in Singapore or in the region by subsidiaries, branch offices, joint ventures, regional headquarters or other representative offices. Furthermore, we are consistently the point of contact for German and European companies who are interested in expanding into Asia for the first time. In cooperation with our offices in Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Delhi-Gurgaon and Yangon as well as with our network of long-standing cooperation partners in Asia-Pacific, we also regularly advise on cross-border transactions and on multi-regional matters.

 

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Author

Dr. Claus Trenner, LL.M. (NUS Singapore)
Director
Singapore, Kuala Lumpur