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Allen & Gledhill LLP

ONE MARINA BOULEVARD, #28-00, SINGAPORE 018989, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6890 7188
Fax:
Fax +65 6327 3800
Email:
Web:
www.allenandgledhill.com
Singapore, Yangon

Wee Meng Tan

Tel:
Work +65 6890 7518
Email:
Web:
www.allenandgledhill.com
Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, Energy, Infrastructure & Projects, Technology, Media & Telecommunications.

Position

Partner.

Career

Wee Meng’s practice is focused on supporting clients in the energy, utilities, infrastructure and TMT sectors.

In the area of Media & Telecommunications, Wee Meng has unique in-depth experience and understanding of the development and regulation of these industries in Singapore, having been involved in advising clients in these industries since liberalisation. His clients include many of the major local, regional and international operators, who he has worked with on the various aspects of their business, including transactional, licensing and regulatory (including investigations). In addition to experience with traditional business areas such as mobile, pay-tv, leased circuits, fiber and submarine cables, he has also advised the operators on newer growth areas such as OTT services, cybersecurity, e-wallets, e-payments, remittance and data analytics. He has worked on projects across the region, including in Malaysia, Myanmar, Brunei and Laos.

In Energy, Infrastructure & Projects, Wee Meng has significant experience acting as counsel to financiers and sponsors and has been involved in a significant number of the major infrastructure public private partnership projects in Singapore and he has also worked on projects across the region. In particular, he has extensive experience with gas (natural gas and LNG), clean energy (solar and waste-to-energy), water (waste water treatment, NEWater and desalination plants), telecommunications networks, data centres and storage terminals. He also advises on licensing and regulatory matters involving the electricity and gas markets in Singapore.

Wee Meng also advises clients on general corporate matters such as employment, distribution and supply arrangements, services agreements, data protection and privacy and consumer protection laws.

Wee Meng was called to the Singapore Bar in 1997.

Wee Meng has been singled out for his Technology, Media and Telecommunications expertise by leading legal directories, including The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific  recognises Wee Meng as a “seasoned commercial lawyer”.

Languages

English.

Education

Graduated with an LLB (Hons) degree from the National University of Singapore in 1996.


Singapore: TMT

TMT – Local firms

Within: TMT – Local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP attracts praise for its 'sound and prompt advice and its bench strength'. The group's comprehensive expertise spans the acquisition and financing of technology companies, licensing, regulatory and data protection as well as related IP protection. It also advises on developing areas such as cloud systems and fintech. Tan Wee Meng and Yeo Boon Kia led a team that advised NetLink NBN and SingTel on a S$2.3bn IPO and listing of NetLink NBN Trust on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading. Other work included assisting the Asean Football Federation on its appointment of Lagardère Sports as the exclusive marketing and media rights holder for the Suzuki Cup. Kok Leong Tham  and Dr Stanley Lai, SC are highly regarded.

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