Stefanie Yuen Thio’s journey has been shaped by a modest Asian upbringing that instilled a strong sense of responsibility to contribute to society. “I want to make a difference, because I believe I have been tremendously blessed – having grown up in Singapore, having had the opportunities I have had, being able to apply my God-given skills. It’s my obligation to use all that experience and ability to do some good...
TSMP Law Corporation is a law firm with both dispute resolution and transactional law capabilities. Boutique in size with over 60 dedicated lawyers, we punch far above our weight, whether in the courtroom or across the negotiating table.
What's the word on the street?
We're consistently ranked in top legal journals for our work across many practice sectors.
Every Client - Our Only Client
TSMP is not in the business of providing cookie cutter legal product. Every client is different - from his business problem to his preferences - and we invest time in understanding those needs, customising our service and solutions to meet them.
This means three things: High partner engagement, bespoke legal solutions and out-of-the-box thinking.
Our frequent engagement on multi-jurisdictional transactions and with international counsel mean we're used to 24-hour turnaround demands. Our in-depth knowledge of how Asia thinks and works has, time and again, proven invaluable in getting the deal done.
Excellence with Integrity
The law is a noble profession. It demands uncompromising standards of excellence without sacrificing the principles of integrity. This underpins everything we do.
"Highly renowned and a firmly established name in the legal community"
- Chambers Asia
"This firm confirms the maxim that size is not everything. It has the capability and experience to represent both international and local banks, listed companies and government entities".
- Chambers Global
Year this Office was Established: 1998
Lawyers Worldwide: 125
Languages: English, Mandarin. Bahasa Melayu
Areas of Practice
Joint Managing & Senior Executive Directors
Executive Directors & Directors
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On 26 July 2021, TSMP Law Corporation joint managing partner Stefanie Yuen Thio was quoted in a Business Times article about the increased IPO activity in South-east Asia, a trend that is expected to continue till the end of the year. She noted that soaring US markets have helped feed appetite for IPOs. She said “Singapore lags behind, partially as a victim of our own economic success.” She also noted that the US has had a boom of SPACs that are seeking attractive targets. But Chinese companies have not been a good option for these SPACs – given current relations between the US and China, and Beijing’s crackdown on homegrown unicorns...
TSMP advised Allianz Real Estate in its approx. US$190 million all-cash purchase of 98 per cent of the ZLink office tower in Beijing. The property investment arm of Germany's Allianz SE expects China to account for up to half of its Asia-Pacific fund allocation going forward from 40 per cent now, with focus on the new economy and logistics sectors. Allianz Real Estate is just one of many foreign investment firms betting on growth in the commercial property markets of China's top-tier cities, driven by high demand from small start-ups to large corporates...