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Tim Beech


Tim is Co-Managing Partner of Singapore and Asia Pacific Corporate Trust and Agency Lead.

He advises corporate trustees and agents on all aspects of debt capital markets and loan transactions. He is rated highly by clients who appreciate that his “excellent technical legal knowledge is matched very well with his superb business acumen”. Tim has also been described as being “amongst the leading lawyers in the world of corporate trust advisory”. 

Tim has extensive experience across all corporate trust products and services. He advises corporate trustees and agents across the market on the full range of debt capital markets transactions, including corporate and financial institution debt, regulatory capital and other subordinated debt, equity-linked products, repackagings, CLOs, securitisations, covered bonds and infrastructure and project finance.

He has wide-ranging experience advising trustees on defaults, modifications, waivers, restructurings and liability management, as well as disputes and litigation. He also advises facility, security and intercreditor agents on all types of bank financing and custodians, escrow agents and depositary banks on standalone custody, escrow and depositary receipt matters.


Representative matters

A global financial institution in its trustee and agent capacities for the issuance by Lotte Shopping of U.S. Dollar-Settled Zero Coupon Exchangeable Bonds.

A global financial institution as trustee and agent on the issuance by ABJA Investment of 4.45% Notes Due 2023 and 5.45% Notes Due 2028.

DB Trustees (Hong Kong) as US$ Trustee for the issuance by Firstmac Fiduciary Services of Class A1-U Mortgage Backed Floating Rate Notes.

A global financial institution as trustee and agent on the issuance of notes by C.H.M.T. Peaceful Development Asia Property to purchase The Center in Hong Kong.

Tim is absolutely first-rate – he is a very trusted pair of hands, totally dependable and approachable with a good depth of knowledge and experience of the corporate trust products.
Tim is able to analyse situations and articulate scenarios in a way that enables me to understand the commercial risks associated with a decision making process.



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2006


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.