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.
Birgitta von Dresky was born 1966 in Bonn and studied law at the University there 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.