Shuhui Kwok

Shuhui Kwok


Shuhui regularly advises banks, insurers, payment service providers, financial advisers, trading and clearing platforms and capital markets intermediaries on a spectrum of regulatory matters, including business establishment, business conduct regulatory compliance, transaction and change of control advice, as well as the drafting of their respective terms of businesses.

She has advised on a broad range of financial products and services, including securities dealing, OTC and exchange traded derivatives trading and regulatory issues relating to custody and collateral arrangements as well as payment systems.

Shuhui also has a experience in a wide range of corporate matters and transactions including mergers and acquisitions (private), joint ventures, divestments, share buybacks, capital reductions and general corporate, data protection and employment law advice across various industry sectors.

Prior to joining the firm, Shuhui trained and qualified as an advocate & solicitor at a leading local law firm.


Representative matters

Greenland Financial who lead a consortium of financial services and technology companies in their successful bid for a digital wholesale bank licence in Singapore.

USD667m: ACR Holdings and its major shareholders on their sale of Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte Ltd, a pan-Asian reinsurance platform, to Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd (a non-life run-off specialist).

Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, one of Japan’s biggest listed insurance groups, on its successful bid for a licence to carry out a life insurance business in Myanmar through a wholly-owned Myanmar-incorporated subsidiary.

FWD Group, the pan-Asian insurance business of Pacific Century Group, on its USD290m acquisition of PT Commonwealth Life, the Indonesian life insurer, from Commonwealth Bank of Australia and its local partners.

Pro bono

Contributing author to the Law Society of Singapore’s Pro Bono Services “Advocates for the Arts” legal handbook

Practice mentor providing guidance on practice related issues on the Law Society of Singapore’s PracMentor Scheme

Volunteer on the Law Society of Singapore’s Community Legal Clinics

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Law Society of Singapore
  • Member of the Corporate Practice Committee, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member of the Singapore Academy of Law
Shuhui Kwok was responsive, flexible, very knowledgeable, and provided very practical and cost-efficient advice.
Legal 500, Financial Services Regulatory, Singapore, 2021



Admitted as advocate and solicitor, Singapore, 2008


LLB, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2005

Diploma in Singapore law, National University of Singapore, 2006

LLM, Cornell University, 2007


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.