Joy Tan is the deputy head of the commercial and corporate disputes practice, and the joint head of the corporate governance and compliance and financial services regulatory practices at WongPartnership LLP. Her main areas of practice are banking, corporate and commercial dispute resolution and contentious investigations.
Ms Tan has represented corporations and shareholders in disputes relating to fraud, minority oppression, corporate transactions and share valuations. She also regularly advises on corporate governance and financial services regulatory matters under the Companies Act, the Securities and Futures Act and other regulatory statutes, including in relation to corporate fraud, anti-money laundering and insider trading.
Ms Tan is one of the ‘Local Disputes Stars’ in Benchmark Asia-Pacific 2014. In Chambers Asia-Pacific, she is commended as an ‘experienced litigator’ in 2016, and is identified as a leading lawyer in the area of banking: regulatory since 2015, with clients noting that ‘she is extremely efficient and extremely intelligent, and I feel confident in the advice I get from her.’ Apart from being acknowledged as a leading lawyer for international arbitration in Best Lawyers 2017, she is also a recommended lawyer by The Legal 500: Asia Pacific for the areas of financial services regulatory (2017) and employment (2016) in Singapore. Recognised as the best in her field, she was awarded ‘Best in Corporate Governance’ at the Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2014, which celebrate the achievements of the best female lawyers across the region.