Asian Legal Business has named corporate partner Jason Nelms to its 40 Under 40 list of outstanding legal professionals for 2019. The recognition highlights lawyers who have worked on some of the most significant deals and disputes in the region in the past year and have earned accolades from their peers, superiors and clients.

Based in Morrison & Foerster's Singapore office, Jason has over 14 years of experience advising Asia-based and U.S. sponsors and investors in the structuring, formation, and offering of private investment funds, including private equity funds, real estate funds, venture capital funds, co-investment vehicles, and other alternative investment products.

Among other notable experience, Jason represented Global Logistic Properties in the establishment of its US$5.6 billion Japan Development Partners III, the largest-ever Japan-focused logistics private real estate fund, and advised IndoSpace on the formation of IndoSpace Logistics Parks III, its US$1.2 billion India-focused industrial real estate fund.

Speaking to his success, Jason is ranked as a leading individual in China for Investment Funds by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019 and is also recommended for investment funds in Hong Kong and China by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019.

You can view the full list of outstanding legal professionals, as well as a profile of Jason's recognition in the publication's October 2019 Asia Edition.