Kristin Bong

Senior Associate

Kristin advises clients on a wide range of investment fund matters, including the establishment of investment funds across a range of asset classes, including real estate, private equity, private credit, infrastructure as well as funds of funds and joint ventures.
She is also part of our tier 1 institutional investor practice advising sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, development finance institutions, insurance companies, family offices and other institutional investors on fund investments, co-investments, funds of one and managed accounts across all asset classes. She also provides advice for asset managers on key regulatory matters affecting the sector, with a focus on ESG and sustainability related regulation.


Representative matters

A Singapore-based manager on the establishment of private equity funds, structured as a Singapore umbrella variable capital company structure.

A Singapore-based manager on the establishment of a venture capital fund, structured as a Singapore non-umbrella variable capital company.

A global asset manager on the establishment of an open-ended global transport and infrastructure fund, structured as a Luxembourg limited partnership.

A Singapore-based manager on the establishment of their China-focused programme as part of its sustainable urban renewal strategy.

Pro bono

Managing the activities of the social finance and impact investment practice group across the Firm. 
Advising and training advisers for pro bono legal advice clinics in London. 
Representing individuals in British citizenship applications and Exceptional Case Funding applications with the Home Office and the Legal Aid Agency. 
Research and representation work on accountability for sexual and reproductive health rights in conflict zones, including through advancing the UN women, peace and security agenda and engagement with CEDAW. 
Advising a social finance intermediary on a performance-based funding mechanism for rural drinking water services in Africa.



Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2016


Bachelor of Laws, King’s College London, 2013
Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, University of Law, 2014


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.