Ms. Tan has more than 20 years of experience in a broad spectrum of energy, mining, LNG and oil and gas matters including, among other projects: power plant, smelter and refinery construction, financing and operation; oil and gas exploration and commercialization; infrastructure development; electric power sale and distribution; and hydrocarbon and mining assets sale and disposal.
Ms. Tan has advised government linked corporations, financial institutions and private enterprises on a number of notable energy, mining and oil and gas projects around the world. She has been involved in many projects from their inception to their commercial realization. As well as advising on project development and construction, Ms. Tan has significant experience in advising on the financing aspects of transactions. Her experience includes advising on project, structured, trade and asset financing incorporating swaps and other financial derivatives. She has led negotiations on construction contracts, loan agreements, and commodity, asset and corporate sale and purchase agreements; advised on joint ventures and project structures (including various public private partnership (PPP) projects); conducted risk allocation and reviewed the ‘bankability’ of project agreements; structured financing arrangements and other relevant security packages and considerations; and managed complex mergers and acquisitions. Her in-depth experience, broad technical knowledge and seasoned commercial approach are well regarded by her clients and peers. Ms. Tan has been ranked as a “Recognized Practitioner” in the 2015 Chambers Asia Pacific, Singapore, Projects and Infrastructure section and as a “Noted Practitioner” in the 2016 Chambers Asia Pacific, Projects & Energy (International Firms) (Expertise Based Abroad) Indonesia and Projects & Infrastructure: International, Singapore, sections.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Tan was a partner at several large international law firms based in Singapore focusing on cross-border energy, infrastructure, power, mining and metals, and oil and gas project development, structuring and financing, construction, and mergers and acquisitions.