Farhana Sharmeen is a partner in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins’ Singapore office and heads the firm’s Singapore law practice. Ms. Sharmeen primarily handles corporate (mergers and acquisitions, investment funds, and debt capital markets) and finance (acquisition finance, structured finance, and leveraged finance) transactions. Ms. Sharmeen also advises on general corporate matters, including regulatory compliance and corporate governance issues. She has particular experience representing clients in real estate, financial institutions, and the luxury goods industry.

Ms. Sharmeen is recognized as a leading lawyer for corporate M&A in Singapore by Chambers Asia-Pacific, which highlights her “active public takeovers practice with expertise regarding fund formation and regulatory work.” In addition she is noted by The Best Lawyers in Singapore for her work in corporate law. 

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Singapore


  • LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore, 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English