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Corporate Governance 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Lisa Theng excels across a wide array of corporate matters, from advising boards to corporate restructurings.


Lisa Theng is the Managing Partner at CNPLaw LLP, a full-service law firm with a talent for cross-border business. Lisa has been in practice since 1991 and has vast experience in the areas of Corporate Governance, M&A, Corporate Advisory, and Corporate and Commercial services. 

Lisa regularly advises listed and private companies on compliance and corporate governance issues and in relation to their corporate actions. These companies include those within the healthcare, energy, manufacturing, real estate, exhibition, publishing, technology, food and beverage, and entertainment industries. In the area of corporate advisory, Lisa has advised listed companies and their audit committees and Boards in relation to potential disputes, irregularities, fraud and issues involving directors and shareholders.  

She is also experienced in mergers and acquisitions and cross-border joint ventures in the region and has advised on international sports and entertainment projects, including sponsorships and logistics agreements.   

Lisa is also endorsed for the following practices:  

  • Corporate Governance - Recommended by Who’s Who Legal in 2021 and 2020.    
  • Corporate and M&A - Recommended by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018, 2017 and 2016, and recognised as a Notable Practitioner by Chambers Asia Pacific in 2018 and 2015.  
  • Dispute Resolution - Recommended by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018, 2017 and 2016.  

CNPLaw and many of its lawyers, including Lisa, are annually recommended by professional and commercial publications, including Asialaw Profiles, Chambers Asia Pacific, IFLR1000 and the Legal 500 Asia Pacific, for their expertise in various practice areas. One of the reasons for the firm’s success is its continued commitment to provide its clients with innovative, yet practical and effective advice throughout the region.

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