Sandra Seah

Bird & Bird (Singapore)
Lawyer (Partner)

Sandra is an experienced corporate lawyer with extensive experience in local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions in energy & utilities and real estate & infrastructure, as well as in public projects. She is the joint managing partner of our Singapore office. Today, she provides advice to government agencies, regulators, multinationals and international organisations. She routinely advises on corporate restructures and transactions, and advise on post-merger integration. She handles a large number of transactions for utility and infrastructure projects, technical and IT contracts, public procurement and tenders, state leasing work, as well as strata management in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific region. She also acts as the legal adviser to a number of local regulators including the Energy Market Authority of Singapore, the Building & Construction Authority, Jurong Town Corporation, the People’s Association, and the National Arts Council. She has advised on a number of innovative public projects in Singapore, such as the first EPC template contract for energy conservation, electricity futures, contestability, energy storage testbeds; the first sectoral competition appeal in the gas sector and the first tri-generation project. She also advised on Singapore’s first LNG terminal as well as the iconic SportsHub PPP project. As well as speaking at professional events covering energy, competition and corporate governance, she sits on the council of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS), the Energy Studies Institute (ESI) and the Waste Management & Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS) and on the board of two local charities. She is the appointed legal advisor to Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) and Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC).

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Bird & Bird (Singapore)
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Jonathan Kao, Sandra Seah The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore receives the notification for a commercial cooperation covering the scheduling, pricing, sales and marketing between two airlines companies (Singapore Airlines / Malaysia Airlines)


Feedback Sought on Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines Cooperation On 30 October 2019, Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines notified the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (’’CCCS’’) of a proposed commercial cooperation between the parties covering scheduling, pricing, and (...)

Sandra Seah, Jonathan Kao The Singaporean Competition Authority proposes updates to its guidelines on the substantive assessment of mergers likely to have great impact on digital and data-driven industries


The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) has proposed updates to several of its guidelines. Among these, are updates to the Guidelines on the Substantive Assessment of Mergers. The proposed amendments are likely to have great impact on digital and data-driven industries. (...)

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