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Wikborg Rein
30 Cannon Street
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Shipping Offshore


Lesley Tan is a Senior Lawyer in Wikborg Rein’s London Office. She began her career with Wikborg Rein in the Singapore office in 2007 before moving to the London office in 2010. Lesley specialises in project and asset finance, primarily for shipping and offshore clients. She is regularly instructed as lead counsel by both borrowers and lenders and has particular expertise in managing complex cross-jurisdictional transactions involving Europe, Asia and the States. These include a USD 700 million credit agreement with a Chinese bank for the financing of 10 container ships and a USD 200 million refinancing of 13 bulk carriers.

In addition to acting on project finance, Lesley regularly assists a core group of clients with all their legal matters including group restructuring and general corporate matters. She assists clients with closings, deliveries, sale and leasebacks, advice on construction contracts and financing, corporate due diligence, sale and purchase of vessels and ship registration. Lesley is qualified to practice both English and Singapore law.


2017 – Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein LLP, London 
2014 – 2017 – Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein LLP, London 
2010 – 2013 – Associate, Wikborg Rein LLP, London 
2007 – 2010 – Associate, Wikborg Rein Singapore 
2006 – Associate, Drew & Napier LLC, Singapore




National University of Singapore (LLB Second Upper)