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TSMP Law Corporation

Felicia Tan

Felicia Tan

Director

TSMP Law Corporation
Singapore

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Profile
Felicia is an experienced advocate who specialises in dispute resolution, with a particular focus in commercial, employment and insolvency disputes. Prior to joining TSMP, she spent several years in the dispute resolution department of one of the big four firms, before moving on to head up the China practice at another firm where she represented clients across industry sectors on a full range of legal issues and high-level cases.

From Felicia's dispute resolution background, her clients have come to expect nothing but direct, comprehensive and commercially savvy advice, especially since she also spent years as a senior in-house counsel at the Jurong Town Corporation where she had a diverse portfolio advising senior management on projects spanning the divestment of multi-million dollar properties, construction and infrastructure disputes, regulatory compliance and collaborations with other government agencies.

It comes as no surprise that in her work Felicia frequently juxtaposes novel arguments with a firm grasp of convention and first principles. A passionate fan of both modern and traditional cultures, Felicia is trained in the form of chess known to the Chinese as Wei Qi (also known as Go in Japan), and the Latin salsa dance, while she also enjoys playing the musical instrument Er Hu and online competitive battle gaming. Felicia writes and speaks fluent English and Mandarin (including the Hokkien and Cantonese dialects) and enjoys the occasional Japanese conversation.

Bar Admissions

Singapore

Education

LL.B. (HONS) (LSE)
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Lead Counsel in a landmark case before the Court of Appeal in which the CA was invited to consider how the fundamental rules of insolvency interact (and should continue to interact) with the century old practices of the shipping industry. This case was raised in Parliament and specific amendments to the Companies Act were attributed to this.

Successfully represented local businessman in shareholder dispute involving claims of breach of shareholders’ agreement over a company whose main asset is its F&B business at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.

Successfully represented global brands in intellectual property infringement matters against local entities.

Successfully defended local university against claim for defamation and other employment claims.

Successfully defended statutory board against judicial review applications at both the Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal levels.

Successfully defended statutory board against injunction, breach of lease agreement and misrepresentation claims where the claimed damage was approximately SGD one billion.

Successfully defended a statutory board against a reputable international contractor’s complex multi-million dollar arbitration claims for liquidated damages, unforeseen physical conditions and other variation costs in relation to several infrastructure contracts.

Successfully defended one of Singapore’s leading power generation companies and key provider of energy solutions in a complex arbitration against another major oil and gas company over a multi-tiered gas supply agreement.

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