Birgitta von Dresky

Birgitta von Dresky

Birgitta von Dresky

Singapore

T +65 6408 8008

Lawyer
Partner
Industries Mobility & Logistics , Singapore

Areas of Practice

Amongst other things, Birgitta mainly advises German and Swiss clients in relation to the proper structuring of their business, financial and fiscal affairs both in Singapore and regionally. Typically, this would include advice and guidance on M&A, Venture Capital, Private Equity, the setting up of corporate structures for the region, corporate restructuring, as well as drafting and negotiating the relevant contracts. Birgitta sits as a board member for a number of German and Swiss companies with interests in South East Asia. Birgitta is an active member of the Singaporean- German Chamber of Commerce and is Committee member of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Singapore.

Practices
Vita

Birgitta von Dresky studied law at the University with a focus on private international law. Subsequently, she worked for several years in Germany as an in-house lawyer for two well-known companies in the chemical/cosmetics industry, namely, Sasol and L’Oréal. Since 2003, Birgitta has been based in Singapore, working in private practice as a lawyer for internationally operating, multidisciplinary German law firms, becoming a Partner of Luther LLP in 2008. Birgitta is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore since 2003.

Honors and Distinctions
  • kanzleimonitor.de (2016/2017): Listed as top law firm in Southeast Asia
Clients

  • German venture capital companies: advice regarding their investment in startup companies in Singapore and the region
  • German and Swiss SMEs: advice in regard to their business activities in Singapore and the region (e.g. acquisition of companies)
  • Advising on private equity investments

Publications
Lectures
  • Doing Business in Myanmar, EuroCham Talk Series: How European companies can tap into Myanmar: Key strategies, opportunities and pitfalls to investing in this greenfield
  • Doing Business in Myanmar, SGC Breakfast Briefing
  • Integration, Connectivity and Financing, The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)
  • Rechtliche Aspekte Singapur, IHK Vortragsveranstaltung China und Singapur
  • Update: Marktchancen in Myanmar, IHK Rhein-Neckar
  • Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen und regulatorische Beschränkungen, Round Table Myanmar
  • Rechtsgrundlagen und Investitionsbedingungen in Myanmar, Vortragsveranstaltung "Marktentwicklung und Investitionspotentiale in Myanmar und Thailand
  • Doing Business in Myanmar, SGC Breakfast Briefing
  • Ländersprechtag Myanmar: Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen und Geschäftspotentiale für deutsche Unternehmen, IHK Hannover
  • Business-Frühstück Myanmar, IHK Köln Business-Frühstück