Our Expertise

Malcolm Tan Chambers LLC is a full-service Singapore domiciled firm, with many international partnerships and associations with international law practices. It has primary practice areas in Fintech, ICO Advisory, STO Advisory, Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), Regulatory and Compliance, Escrow Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate & Commercial Law, and Commercial Litigation, Debt Recovery and Alternative Dispute Resolution. We also offer international incorporation services, structuring, and work with international tax consultants for such work.

We aim to provide the highest quality of legal services to our clients across our global practice. For our team, accomplishing is not just a matter of legal capability; it is also about understanding our clients’ businesses and what leads their industries and markets. We attach value on advising clients in a commercial and pragmatic perspective.

 

We have earned the trust of our clients, due to a relationship of transparency and understanding, and success with which we meet their demands.

For our clients,we place a strong importance on innovation and cost effectiveness. We focus on developing innovative solutions which are established to help our clients achieve their legal and business needs in compliance with the legal and ethical standards.

 

 

Our clients have expectations of us. To meet these expectations, we recruit the best people and believes in their continuous academic and professional training to perform to the highest level.

Our culture, our work, and the values we stand for are driven by our principles:

REACTIVITY

We ensure that all matters are handled with diligence, in a timely manner and with all of the firm’s resources to meet our clients’ demands and deadlines.

CREATIVITY

We do not provide “standard” services to our clients. We believe our clients deserve innovative, cost effective and practical solutions, tailored to their needs.

CONVIVIALITY

To our clients, we are not just their lawyers – we are a part of their team, to support their development and offer solutions to the problems and challenges they encounter. We make sure to maintain the human dimension of our work as the key to efficient service and solid professional bonds.

INDEPENDANCE

Malcolm Tan Chambers LLC is an independent Singaporean law firm practicing under lawyers’ professional and ethical rules, strict accounting and financial standards.

Our Areas of expertise

Our team of lawyers has advised on many Initial Coin Offering and Security Token offering projects and have issued legal opinions on whether the tokens would be regarded as “capital market products” under the Securities and Futures Act (Cap. 289) of Singapore (“SFA”).

With this new industry and fund-raising method gaining popularity recently, Singapore as a token issuance jurisdiction is a preferable choice for project owners benefiting from the current liberal and favourable legal regime in this area.

At the forefront of this promising industry, our lawyers regularly speak at various international events and assist governments and authorities.

We provide top notch, confidential, safe and secure escrow services for clients and brokers from the automotive industry, as well as in the financial services, M+A, and increasingly, in the digital assets space. With in-depth knowledge of the workings in such industries, we are well placed to provide such needed services as well as to connect clients who need such services with counter-parties as well.

 

Our law firm assists our clients with comprehensive services covering corporate and commercial law matters. We advise our clients on general corporate transactions and commercial agreements such as distribution and agency, franchising and licensing and technology transfer.

Our experienced lawyers also assist our clients in corporate restructuring such as join-venture, share capital modification or corporate and debt restructuring.

Our corporate secretarial team will provide assistance throughout the corporate life cycle of a company from incorporation, constitution’s amendments, compliance with Singapore regulations to dissolution. 

With significant experience in domestic and cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions practice, we advise clients across a wide range of industries in both emerging and developed markets including financial, healthcare and technology industries.

 

Our lawyers are experienced in handling strategic parties including financial vendors and acquirors, underwriters, funds and shareholders.

 

We assist our clients in every aspect of the transactions including undertaking due diligence investigations on all legal aspects, advising on the acquiring structure, the compliance with the applicable laws and regulations, liaising with legal counsels and regulatory authorities, negotiating and preparing the legal documentation, and closing the transactions.

 

·         Mergers and acquisitions

·         Partnerships and joint ventures

·         Corporate governance

·         Private equity

·         Stock market transaction

·      Restructuring

We provide advice and representation covering a wide array of contentious and non-contentious matters. We represent our clients in alternative dispute resolution and litigation proceedings before the High Court of Singapore and before the Court of Appeals. We also handle cases before various regulatory authorities.

 

Our clients include individual, small and medium companies, international corporations, local and foreign listed companies and financial institutions.

 

The firm is experienced in a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including:

 

·         Commercial and civil litigation involving contractual dispute and tort

·         Banking and finance litigation

·         Trademarks and patents infringement

·         Business criminal law

·         Corporate litigation, partnership/joint venture and shareholder disputes

·         Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution

·         Construction litigation

·         Insolvency

·       Debt collection

We provide our clients with effective and comprehensive corporate finance services advising on the best financing structures in leveraged finance.  

Our experienced lawyers analyse and structure a full range of project finance vehicles, leveraged lease, bond financing and develop innovative solutions to enhance tax regime.

We advise clients in a wide range of industrial and infrastructure projects, including construction, marine and land transportation facilities, and other infrastructure projects, as well as telecommunications in Asia.

 

·         Investment agreements

·         Joint-Venture agreements

·         Asset Purchases

·         Due Diligence

·         Corporate Restructuring

·         Security documents

·         Loan and facility agreements

With the constantly changing laws and regulations, we provide comprehensive and effective services to individuals and companies on contract law matters and visa applications.

 

Our lawyers have an extensive experience with employment law matters in Singapore, being able to advise on issues including:

 

·        Labour relationships, collective bargaining and working time

·        Restructuring strategy and implementation

·        Due diligence and labour aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions

·        Employment Contracts, Handbooks and Policies

·        Human Resources Advice

·        International mobility

·        Pensions, health and welfare schemes

·        Criminal labour law

·        Individual and collective disputes

·        IP/IT Protection and Litigation

·        Compensation and benefits

·        Day-to-day HR management

·       Wrongful Termination and Unfair Dismissal

Our team of data protection and cyber lawyers assist clients operating in various industries and facing a unique set of data protection, privacy and cybersecurity concerns.

We advise clients on complex issues related to personal and business data, including its collection, use, storage, disclosure, transmission and erasure. We assist clients on legal compliance relating to privacy and security risk management and cybersecurity and technology transactions. We also offer clients a complete risk management and incident response service which includes developing internal and external policies and procedures, conducting employees’ training and drafting incident response plans.

Our clients include corporations, government and data-rich companies operating across a broad range of sectors including financial services, retail, energy, telecommunications and technology.

Our areas of work include:
Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity risk assessment
Cyber risk management and incident response solutions and litigation
Development of security and privacy policies, best practices and procedures
Privacy policies for organizations and their websites
Mobile apps privacy issues
Cloud services
Cross-border data flow requirements
Use of personal information for advertising and marketing
Management of employee information and patient medical records