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Shang represents directors and shareholders in corporate matters involving directors' duties and shareholder disputes.

Shang read law at the University of Manchester and was admitted to the English bar in 2012. He returned to Malaysia and was called to the Malaysian Bar in November 2013, eventually being made partner at a leading boutique counsel and solicitor set in January 2018. In January 2020, Shang set up Tan Shang Neng.

While he retains a special interest in corporate disputes, Shang also has 10 years of experience managing a wide range of other civil and commercial matters. This includes contract, banking, tort, probate and land disputes.

Shang has been ranked as a "Next Generation Partner" by Legal 500 in its 2021 Asia Pacific rankings, and leads the firm's disputes practice ranked in Legal 500's 2024 rankings.

Shang is co-author of Malaysian Litigation Series: Disclosure and a contributor to Law and Practice of Injunctions in Malaysia, both published by Sweet & Maxwell.


Client testimonials

The personal attention to all matters is much appreciated. The knowledge of court procedures and time-keeping abilities is excellent.’

‘Clued on and responsive.’ 

‘Tan Shang Neng is not just a smart litigator but a jewel to work with.’


Practice Areas

Corporate / Commercial

  • Director duties

  • Shareholder disputes

  • Contractual disputes

  • Banking disputes


  • Land / Property

  • Wills / Probate

  • Tort

  • Negligence


  • Bankruptcy / Winding-Up

  • Debt Restructuring

  • Garnishee

  • Seizure & Sale

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