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Benjamin Hirasawa

Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore

Partner/Head of Hospitality, Asia Pacific

Benjamin (Ben) is the Head of Hospitality, Asia Pacific at Clyde & Co. He represents hospitality, commercial, industrial, retail and residential developers in all real estate property transactions and advises on all aspects of the project development cycle, providing practical and commercially sound advice on international business transactions.

Ben’s practice includes private equity financings, joint ventures, start-ups, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, management and license agreements, and advising on various transaction structuring and project operational issues.

Ben advises leading real estate and hospitality and leisure companies across the Asia Pacific region on all aspects of development and operations, including niche areas such as property funds, timeshare, fractional ownership, REITS and branded residences. He has become the ‘go-to’ individual in Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, the Philippines, South Korea, Japan and various other jurisdictions in Asia Pacific for several of the world’s largest hotel operating companies and hotel owners.

In Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017, Ben was noted as being “renowned for his hospitality sector expertise, providing comprehensive support to hotel developers and operators”. He has also been included in Who’s Who Legal – Franchise 2015, and has been noted as a recommended lawyer for Thailand and Myanmar in Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Chambers Asia Pacific.

Benjamin's Sessions

Monday - 14th May 2018
14:45 - 15:25
14:45 - 15:25

Daniel Voellm, Managing Partner, HVS Asia Pacific


Andrew MacGeoch, Partner, Head of Asia Real Estate and Infrastructure – Global Head of Hotels Group, BLP

Peter Meyer, CEO, Lodgis Hospitality Holdings

Benjamin Hirasawa, Partner/Head of Hospitality, Asia Pacific, Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore

Lim Boon Kwee, Chief Operating Officer, Dusit International