Valerie NEO

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Born in Singapore, Valerie graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours). She participated in multiple international stints, including the Paris Summer Institute jointly organized by Cornell Law School and Sorbonne Law School. Valerie was also selected by her University to take part in an exchange program with Western University, based in Ontario.

In her career as a lawyer, Valerie emerged as one of the top candidates in the Singapore Bar Examinations. Valerie pursued her professional interest in commercial and corporate litigation in midsized boutique firms in Singapore. She played a leadership role as Senior Legal Associate with Tito Isaac & Co LLP prior to embarking on her MBA program.

Valerie's professional practice covered a wide range of complex commercial disputes, and included representing corporations in business negotiations. As a corporate litigator, Valerie stood at the forefront of failed business transactions and is familiar with reasons for the same. Her role required her to challenge the sanctity of business deals and seek the best course of action for her clients.

In her free time, Valerie enjoys exploring new cities and experiencing different cultures. She is also passionate about craftwork, having recently picked up leathercraft and knitting.