Geraldine Ong


GLS Global

+65 6817 8204

Geraldine is a Consultant of GLS Group. She has previously worked as a finance lawyer with expertise in the areas of aviation finance and advising retail funds on various financing and compliance matters. Geraldine has also advised SMEs and startups on various corporate matters. Her prior experience spans across the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Indicative Experience

SE Asia: Review and drafting of loan documentation for Lion Air and Spring Airlines.

SE Asia: Review of regulatory and licensing issues for a hedge fund.

SE Asia: Review of PRC Brokerage Agreements (in Mandarin)

United Kingdom: Advising Deutsche Bank Luxembourg on the financing of one Cessna Citation 560XL aircraft and one Piaggio Avanti Evo aircraft.

United Kingdom: Advising Deutsche Bank Suisse on the financing of one Global Express XLS aircraft.

United Kingdom: Advising Natixis/ UKEF/ COFACE on the termination of financing for 4 Airbus A320-214 aircraft.

SE Asia: Advising Amicorp on a Trust Deed and a Private Placement Memorandum.

SE Asia: Advising Absolute Asia Asset Management on the termination of a fund.

SE Asia: Advising HSBC Global Investment Trust and HSBC Specialist Funds on retail funds.

SE Asia: Advising Lion Global Investors on retail funds.

SE Asia: Advising BNY Mellon on retail funds.

SE Asia: Advising Philip Capital Management on retail funds.

SE Asia: Advising DBS Trustees on the termination of a fund.

SE Asia: Advising Citicorp trustees on regulatory and compliance issues.

SE Asia: Advising East Spring Investments on Regulatory and Compliance issues.

Hong Kong: Advising Sun Hong Kai Investments on Singapore tax law.

SE Asia: Advising the Nanyu Group on corporate matters.

SE Asia: Advising on the purchase and financing of Boeing and Airbus Aircraft, Pratt & Whitney engines for Lion Air.

Hong Kong: Advising on the sale and leasebacks of Boeing Aircraft for Jackson Square Aviation.

SE Asia: HSBC Global Investment Trust, HSBC Global Liquidity Fund, HSBC Investment Funds Trust, HSBC Investment Trust, HSBC Specialist Funds – Lodging of Annual Declarations and drafting of Information Memorandums.

SE Asia: Philip Capital Management – Review and drafting of Discretionary Account Management Agreement for Accredited Investors for Philip Private Portfolios.

SE Asia: Alcentra European Loan Fund (BNY Mellon) – Instructed by Lead Counsel Linklaters; Registration of Fund and drafting of Fund Information Memorandum.

SE Asia: Alcentra European Loan Fund (BNY Mellon) – Review of advertisement for Fund Pitch Book and Fact Sheet for compliance with regulations.

SE Asia: DBS Trustees – Termination of the Lumiere Value Fund and drafting of termination documentation.

SE Asia: East Spring Investments – Advised on Regulatory and Compliance Issues.

SE Asia: Sun Hong Kai Investments Services Limited – Advising on Tax issues in relation to Proposed Loan Agreement with Treasure Wagon Limited (Hong Kong).

SE Asia: Regulatory and Compliance work, Onshore and Offshore Investment Funds and other Alternative investment vehicles with a broad range of investment objectives, including private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds.

Professional Qualifications

Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore

Prior Positions

Simmons & Simmons


Chan & Goh LLP


Stephenson Harwood LLP



National University of Singapore

LLB (Hons)

Key Strengths

Relationship management at client and counterparts level

Efficient management of working teams on complex cross-border transactions

Business Development and Marketing

Efficient Document Review and Production

Goal-driven negotiations for clients


Documentation Engineering

Process Efficiency Consultancy

Resource Leverage Consultancy

Standardisation Based Efficiency