Maria Jayne Steeples

Maria Jayne Steeples


University of Warwick (LL.B., 2000)
College of Law, Chester (L.P.C., 2001)


Bar Admissions

England & Wales

Maria Steeples is an of counsel in the Corporate Department of Morrison & Foerster’s Singapore office. Her practice focuses on a wide range of corporate matters, including private M&A, private equity and joint ventures. She has extensive experience in both buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions across Southeast Asia.

She has a particular focus on financial institutions, energy and private equity and has worked on various high profile transactions for multi-national clients including HSBC, ACE, AXA, Macquarie and Fortress.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Ms. Steeples was an associate at another international law firm based in Singapore. She has lived and worked in Singapore since 2007. Prior to that she practiced in the corporate finance team of an international firm in the UK.

Ms. Steeples is ranked as an “Associate to Watch” for Insurance in Singapore by Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 and a recommended lawyer for Corporate M&A in Singapore by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017. She is highlighted by clients as “a go-to lawyer for warranty and indemnity advice”. Clients also praise her as “first-rate” and “very commercial”. She is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales.

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