Elaine Seow

Singapore Office

Profile and Expertise

Elaine is a director in our firm overseeing our corporate practice. She is also a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths. An accomplished corporate lawyer, Elaine began her legal career in the litigation arena. She first practised in Singapore, then in London where, as a property litigation solicitor, she instructed barristers and Queen’s Counsel. She then returned to Singapore to practice as a corporate lawyer.


As a specialist legal counsel to clients in the food and beverage industry, Elaine has acted and continues to act for a number of Singapore brands in the bakery, Chinese cuisine, coffee, ice cream, fried chicken food segments in their franchising activities and is instrumental in the legal advisory scope of their overseas expansion. She also regularly advises overseas multinational corporations and institutions of higher education on their commercial, contractual and employment law matters in Singapore. She has a special affinity with medical professionals and of late, she has represented parties in joint ventures in the medical and healthcare sector and in a deal completed in the 2nd quarter of 2018, represented a group of doctors in a merger with a fund to set up a healthcare group practice in Singapore and is also advising another group in its expansion plans. She has been recognised in the 2016 Singapore Business Review’s “40 under 40 Influential Lawyers” and mentioned in the Legal 500 on Employment Law.


LL.B, National University of Singapore

Bar Qualifications

Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors (England & Wales)


English, Mandarin