Joy Tan is the joint head of the commercial and corporate disputes practice, the corporate governance and compliance practice and the financial services regulatory practice.
Her main practice areas are banking, corporate and commercial dispute resolution, and contentious investigations. She also regularly advises on corporate governance and financial services regulatory matters under the Companies Act, Securities and Futures Act and other regulatory statutes, including in relation to corporate fraud, anti-money laundering issues and market misconduct. She has represented corporations and shareholders in disputes relating to fraud, minority oppression, corporate transactions and share valuations.
Joy graduated with first-class honours from Cambridge University. In 1992, she was awarded the UK Council of Legal Education prize at the non-vocational Bar exam. Joy is admitted to both the English Bar and the Singapore Bar. She joined the Singapore Legal Service as a justices’ law clerk with the Singapore Supreme Court before entering private practice.
Joy is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, sits on the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Panel of Arbitrators and is also a panel member of the Law Society disciplinary tribunals appointed by the Honourable Chief Justice under the Legal Profession Act.