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Our civil litigation practice is helmed by Tan Shang Neng, who brings with him 10 years of dispute resolution experience in diverse areas of law, albeit with an especial focus on corporate and commercial disputes. Shang was ranked as “Next Generation Partner” by Legal 500 in its 2021 Asia Pacific Rankings, and the firm's disputes practice is ranked in Legal 500's 2024 rankings.

Our corporate & commercial practice is led by Tan Yi Lyn. Yi Lyn approaches each brief with a very unique set of skills and experience in corporate, commercial and tax law, honed over the last 11 years as corporate and tax attorney in one of the biggest international law firms and as in-house counsel of a dynamic international Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Yi Lyn was ranked as “Next Generation Lawyer for Tax” by Legal 500 in its 2019 Asia Pacific Rankings.

Our Team

Practice Areas

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Corporate / Commercial

  • Director duties

  • Shareholder disputes

  • Contractual disputes

  • Banking disputes


  • Land / Property

  • Wills / Probate

  • Tort

  • Negligence


  • Bankruptcy / Winding-Up

  • Debt restructuring

  • Garnishee

  • Seizure & Sale

Corporate & Tax


  • Establishment of funds

  • Fund governing agreements

  • Fund offering document

  • Fund / fund manager registrations

  • Internal compliance framework for funds

Corporate & Commercial Advisory

  • Venture Capital investments

  • Fund investments (Corporates, Angel Investors, Family Offices)

  • Joint Ventures

  • Startup fundraising - debt & equity financings

  • Drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts

Tax Advisory

  • Tax advice for corporate structuring

  • Direct & indirect taxes for M&A transactions & commercial contracts

  • Stamp duty

  • Withholding tax advice

  • Tax audits and investigations

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