Caroline Berube is the Managing Partner of HJM Asia Law (with offices in China and Singapore). She is admitted to the New York Bar, the Singapore Bar and holds a BCL (civil law) and an LL.B. (common law) from McGill University in Montreal. Caroline also studied for a year at the National University of Singapore in 1998, where she focused on Chinese law. Caroline has been working in Asia for more than 15 years with SMEs, MNCs and foreign banks, advising them in the field of commercial law, intellectual property, human resources and M&A in the Asia Pacific region. She spent the majority of this time in China, Bangkok and Singapore when she initially worked in a British law firm.
With an extensive presence on the ground in Asia, Caroline is well versed in the opportunities and risks associated with most Asian jurisdictions. She is highly regarded for her legal expertise in setting up legal and tax corporate structures in Asia, and navigating the challenges and options faced by potential and existing investors in Asia.
Caroline has been quoted in numerous publications, such as the Singapore Straits Times, the Business Times, Bloomberg News, Asian Legal Business and La Presse. She is also a regular speaker at various international conferences and presents a summer lecture series at the Sorbonne Assas Law School on legal corporate structures, M&A and restructuring deals, IP, HR and tax in Asia.
|Managing Partner||HJM Asia Law & Co LLC||2006 - Present|
|Attorney||Trust Law Firm||2003 - 2006|
|Attorney||Watson, Farley & Williams||1999 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Alliott Group||Deputy Chair- Asia Pacific||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|International Bar Association||Senior Vice-Chair, Asia Pacific Forum||N/A|
|International Business Law Consortium||N/A||N/A|
|Inter-Pacific Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Law Europe International||N/A||N/A|
|McGill Alumni Singapore||President||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|International Society of Primerus Law Firms||N/A||N/A|
|Union Internationale des Avocats||N/A||N/A|
|Laval University||Administrateur de sociétés certifié (ASC)||2013|
|McMaster University||Chartered Director (C.Dir.), Dual Certification||2013|
|National University of Singapore||International Program||1999|
|McGill University||LL.B.and BC.L||1998|
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