Christopher Tan is an Of Counsel in the firm’s Singapore office with over 15 years of practice experience. His areas of practice include corporate and commercial (with a focus on cross border mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings), banking and finance (including structured and syndicated loans and debt capital markets) as well as employment law, frequently and wherever necessary instructing and collaborating with locally admitted counsel across different jurisdictions for these purposes.
Mr. Tan has represented private equity firms, multinational corporations and private companies on outbound and inbound investments in the region using both equity as well as hybrid structures, and has handled transactions covering Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, China as well as Mongolia.
Mr. Tan has also acted for both lenders and borrowers on onshore as well as offshore financing transactions, involving vanilla bilateral, structured, mezzanine as well as syndicated loans.
Mr. Tan also is a member of the employment practice in the Singapore office, and has been listed as a recommended lawyer for Employment in the 2017 edition of Asia Pacific Legal 500.
Mr. Tan started out at one of the largest top-tier local law firms in Singapore and prior to joining K&L Gates, was working in the Singapore office of a top-tier international firm (which was operating in a joint law venture with a local firm).