Managing Partner: Kannan Ramesh, SC
Number of partners: 13
Number of other lawyers: 28
Firm Overview: Founded in the year 2000, Tan Kok Quan Partnership has already gained significant recognition for its litigation and arbitration work. The firm’s lawyers have seen mention in The International Who’s Who, Chambers and Euromoney guides.
Main Areas of Practice:
Arbitration & Litigation: The firm has the depth and experience to handle contentious work across a wide spectrum of areas including, banking, company law, contract law, defamation, employment law, family law, fraud, insurance, land law, partnership, probate, professional negligence and trusts. Handling civil and commercial disputes is a core competency of the firm, and it is no stranger to handling sophisticated and complex litigation briefs.
Contact: Kannan Ramesh, SC
Building & Construction: The firm has a strong building and construction practice group. Both non-contentious and contentious work is undertaken. In addition to the mainstream work relating to building and construction law, the group advises on a wide range of other areas that are relevant to the construction industry including agency, insurance, insolvency and employment law issues.
Contact: Karam S Parmar
Corporate: The firm’s corporate lawyers offer support to clients at various stages of business development including start-up, fund raising, expansion, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and hiving off. They have also developed in-depth experience in handling cross-border transactions and the firm currently operates a China Desk for clients investing or operating in the People’s Republic of China.
Contact: Nicole Tan
Family Law & Matrimonial: The firm has significant experience in contentious and non-contentious family law and matrimonial matters. This area of work includes advice on issues concerning adoption, divorce, custody care and control of minor children, maintenance, division of matrimonial assets and prenuptial agreements.
Contact: V Kanyakumari
Insurance: The firm boasts one of the largest insurance practice groups in Singapore. It provides litigation and advisory services to many players in the insurance industry, both local and foreign owned. The firm has extensive expertise in a wide range of classes including professional indemnity, business interruption, banker’s blanket bonds, public liability, motor insurance, machinery risk, workmen compensation, bailee’s liability and product liability/product recall.
Contact: Teo Weng Kie
Insolvency & Restructuring: The firm has significant experience in advising on complex cross-border insolvencies and restructuring, including handling related investigations which arise. The head of this practice group is a chairperson of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore (IPAS) Committee on cross-border issues. He is a member of the International Insolvency Institute, New York and the International Insolvency Institute’s Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is also a member of INSOL International and IPAS.
Contact: Kannan Ramesh, SC
Probate, Trusts & Estate Planning: The firm has vast experience in this area of the law and regularly advises on a variety of matters such as succession planning, wills, trusts, duties of trustees, estate planning, asset preservation, fiduciary duties, tax matters and probate.
Contact: Tan Kok Quan, SC
Real Estate: The firm acts for corporations, public listed companies, statutory boards, banks, financial institutions and property developers in the entire gamut of real estate work involving residential property, commercial complexes, industrial buildings, en-bloc sales and purchases, leases and real estate investment trusts.
Contact: Tan Su Ean
Clients: The firm’s clients include major banks and financial institutions (both domestic and foreign), export-import agencies, multinational companies, international hotel owners and operators, major telecommunication providers, statutory boards, government-linked corporations and public listed companies.
Areas of Practice
Arbitration & Litigation
Building & Construction
Corporate & Commercial
Family Law & Matrimonial
Insolvency & Restructuring
Mergers & Acquisitions
Probate, Trusts & Estate Planning