Elaine Chew

Vietnam office

Profile and Expertise

Elaine has been involved in a wide range of corporate and real estate transactional matters. This experience covers mergers and acquisitions, joint venture arrangements, investment structures, management arrangements and private equity transactions.
Elaine has worked with local and international corporations in the private equity, hospitality and tourism, food and beverages, retail, education and healthcare sectors, covering a spectrum of projects ranging from development of fitness service businesses, commercial, high-end condominium and villa resort developments to retail as well as food and beverages projects.
Elaine worked within the real estate department of Mayer Brown JSM Vietnam, a highly respected practice operating within the Vietnam real estate market.


・ Sale of Villas – Advised on a US$30 million resort which includes the building of villas for the sale and developing a structure for sale to non-resident foreigners.
・ Strategic Investment – Advised on a US$1.5 million strategic investment in a Vietnamese company involved in the tourism and real estate sector.
・ Supermarket Business – Advised and structuring the setting up and operations of various supermarket businesses.
・ Development of Fitness Service Business – Advised on various aspects of the fitness service business which includes, the structure, financing and development of spa and beauty, retail and fitness application business.


The University of Reading

Bar Qualifications



Malaysian and English