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About Samuel Sun

Sam is a corporate associate in our global transaction group in London, specialising in advising clients on public and private M&A transactions and general corporate and listed company matters.

During his time at Freshfields, Sam has spent time on secondment at the firm's Singapore office. 

Recent work

Sam's recent experience includes advising:

  • Croda International Plc on the sale of a majority of its Performance Technologies and Industrial Chemicals businesses to Cargill
  • A major global US headquartered tech company on a series of bolt-on private acquisitions of digital content and AI related software businesses across Europe from founders and funders
  • General Atlantic and Dragoneer Investment Group on their investment in VNLife Corporation, Vietnam's second unicorn and leading fintech digital payments company
  • CPPIB on its investments in: (i) Flipkart Group, one of India's leading digital commerce companies, alongside GIC, Softbank and Walmart; and (ii) Eruditus Group, a global edtech business
  • A Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund as a major shareholder in ReNew Power in ReNew’s business combination with SPAC RMG Acquisition Corp. II
  • The Blackstone Group on its privatisation and delisting of SGX-listed Soilbuild Business Space REIT



  • BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course
  • London School of Economics, LLB

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor, England and Wales