Marcus focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance matters, and is highly experienced in cross border transactions in Asia.

Marcus is head of the Corporate Group in the Singapore office.

His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, equity capital markets and regulatory compliance work.  He also advises on corporate governance and Singapore stock exchange related matters. He is involved in regional cross border transactions in PRC (including Hong Kong), Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and India.

Marcus has previously worked at several international law firms in New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. He has experience in a range of industries including manufacturing, retail, construction, real estate, food and beverage, banking and finance, airlines, mining and agriculture and technology. Marcus previously worked at Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited where he was in the issuers' regulation department in charge of vetting listing and IPO applicants and enforcing continuing listing obligations on listed companies. 

Marcus graduated with an LL.B. from the National University of Singapore and an LL.M. from the University of Virginia. He also holds a certificate in Governance as Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Marcus is qualified to practise in Singapore and New York, USA.  

Marcus was on the Singapore Law Society’s committee, an adjunct lecturer at the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and a tutor at the National University of Singapore, Mochtar Riady School of Business. 

Marcus appears in the Chambers Global/Asia Pacific 2017-2018, Asialaw Profiles 2018 and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015-2018 reports, and is recognised as a leading lawyer in IFLR1000 2017-2018.

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. “Marcus Chow is an excellent leader who is resourceful, efficient, flexible and creative. He always has a solution, proving his experience and deep understanding.”

    Chambers Global, 2018
  2. Marcus Chow's “commercial approach is excellent,” reports one happy client; "I honestly can't think of anything that could have been done better."

    Chambers Asia Pacific 2017
  3. “‘Marcus is very committed to his job and always provides solutions,’ says a client”

    Asialaw Profiles 2014