Ayesha Thapar

Ayesha Thapar


Ayesha’s practice focuses on cross-border and multijurisdictional M&A, joint ventures and private equity transactions across the ASEAN region.

She has advised clients across a number of different industry sectors and jurisdictions, and has a particular focus on FIG and TMT M&A, including advising on a number of major bank and insurance sector transactions in ASEAN over the last few years, strategic M&A for telecommunications clients and local and regional bancassurance and distribution partnerships across the ASEAN region.

Ayesha is both UK and Singapore law qualified.



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2014

Admitted as advocate and solicitor, Singapore, 2020


A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.