ACC Singapore’s annual summer party full house

ACC Singapore’s annual summer party
The ACC Singapore’s summer party 2023

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Singapore celebrated its annual summer party at Bayswater Kitchen in Keppel Bay, with a full house of members and sponsors.

The 31 May event saw all the in-house counsel members happily mingling and catching up with each other alongside the sponsors.

ACC Singapore president Terry Thornley, who is also general counsel, APAC at American executive search firm Spencer Stuart, said the event’s success demonstrated that the association is a close-knit community of corporate counsel, colleagues and friends that know how to have a great time together.

“I am absolutely delighted by the success of our annual summer party,” Thornley added. “I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to everyone who played a part in making this event a resounding success.”

Other board members at the event included James Collison, senior counsel IP at Mastercard; Julien Willème, general counsel at biomedical engineering firm Boston Scientific; Jasmine Karimi, assistant general counsel and regional counsel, APAC at agricultural sciences company FMC Agro; Nathalia Lossovska, head of legal, APAC at insurance company Willis Towers Watson; Christopher Chan, Asia- Pacific general counsel at real estate company Jones Lang La Salle; David Sullivan, legal director, APAC at media investment company GroupM; David Blanco, APAC regional counsel at agriculture research company Bayer CropScience; Han Jiajun, counsel at multinational conglomerate Johnson Controls; Maree Myerscough, chief operating officer and general counsel, Asia-Pacific at investment company Aquila Capital; and Nicola Fell, general counsel at APAC Zurich Insurance; and ACC Singapore’s executive director, Caroline McConnon.

The gathering was also supported by the sponsors represented by financial market data provider Refinitiv, business consultancy firm FTI Consulting, global risk and strategic consulting firm Control Risks, Horizon Recruitment, as well as law firms Bird & Bird, Harry Elias Partnership, Littler, Morrison Foerster, and Schellenberg Wittmer.