Clares De Cruz

Singapore lawyer and UK Solicitor

Clares is a Singapore lawyer and UK Solicitor, qualified in and with 22 years practice experience in UK (London), Singapore and Italy (Milan), and focused on international trade, commercial and corporate law.

She specializes in international business and commercial transactions, and cross-border corporate transactions: joint ventures, acquisitions, with a specific focus on China, Hong Kong, Asia and UK.

She has significant experience working with a diverse range of foreign companies, as well as Italian companies having international interests.

Clares is Singapore-born and graduated in law at University of London in 1994. She qualified in the UK as a Barrister (1995) and Solicitor (2001), and in Singapore as an Advocate and Solicitor (1996), and specialized in maritime law and international trade law. Having previously practiced in Singapore and London with leading law firms, Clares has been based in Milan since 2003, registered as an Italian lawyer with the Milan Bar Association for Lawyers.

She is a speaker at various conferences, and is the author of various publications, including Singapore: Gateway for Doing Business in Asia (Filodiritto, 2013).

Languages: English, Malay, Italian


About us

LA NAIA, DI ORONZO & PARTNERS is a tax & law firm established in 1993 offering a full range of professional services for multinational companies doing business in Italy. These services include company formation in Italy, accounting system setting up, bookkeeping, tax and vat compliance financial reporting packs (IFRS, US GAAP, Italian GAAP), preparation of employment contracts, payroll management, transfer pricing documentation, corporate finance, legal advice, audit, immigration. and more. Our services allow our clients to focus on developing their businesses in Italy saving time and money. Our One-point-of-Contact business model effectively and efficiently matches your requirements with tailor-made solutions, saving you valuable time and resources. LDP will support you every step of the way in doing business in Italy.

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