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Kashib Shareef Ahmad

Associate   |  
Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

Kashib graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2020 with a Bachelor of Laws, Second Class Honours (Upper).

key areas of practice

  • Cryptocurrency, Technology and Payment Services
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Advisory

Prior to joining PDLegal LLC, Kashib trained with the Corporate and M&A team of an esteemed local law firm. Whilst training, Kashib assisted in various share acquisition transactions as well as in advising tech start-ups.


Kashib has a keen interest in technology and cryptocurrencies. He has, amongst others, assisted in advising social media start-ups and cryptocurrency exchanges in relation to their regulatory compliance obligations and privacy policies.


Further, Kashib has experience in acquisition-related work, having assisted in structuring and executing various share acquisition deals. Amongst others, Kashib has also assisted in advising an e-commerce platform during its Series A funding round.

key areas of practice

  • Cryptocurrency, Technology and Payment Services
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Advisory

Work Highlights

Cryptocurrency/Technology/Payment Services/Personal Data

  • Assisted in advising an e-commerce start-up and drafted various documents required prior to the operation of the platform including the platform’s privacy policy, terms of service and agreements with merchants on the platform;
  • Drafted a legal memorandum on the viability of a potential suit against a cryptocurrency exchange – the subject thereof included possible causes of action as well as the likelihood of Singapore courts establishing legal jurisdiction over the platform;
  • Assisted in advising a social media start-up and drafted various employment and ESOP documents intended for new hires in senior management; and
  • Assisted in advising a cryptocurrency exchange which lists security and debt tokens on their platform. He assisted in researching and suggesting an eligibility criterion for the listing of potential tokens.

Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate Advisory

  • Assisted in the review of a share to loan conversion agreement;
  • Assisted in the incorporation of a company to be involved in large telecommunications contracts. He assisted in structuring the division of shares and drafting various documents – share transfer documents, shareholders’ agreement, company constitution and option agreements for new investors;
  • Assisted in advising clients on the regulatory requirements for the establishment of various corporate structures in Singapore – Registered Fund Management Companies and Variable Capital Companies;
  • Assisted in the negotiation process and review of SAFE documentations in relation to the client’s potential incoming investments.

Publication / Editorial Contribution

  • Obligations to be wary of under the Payment Services Act (to be published)


  • English
  • Malay

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