Lauren Tang > Virtus Law LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile
Virtus Law LLP Offices
1 RAFFLES PLACE, #18-61 TOWER 2
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Lauren is a partner at Virtus Law and is an experienced commercial litigator with a focus on restructuring and insolvency.
Her highlights include advising and assisting one of the first foreign companies in successfully obtaining a scheme moratorium after the 2017 amendments to the Singapore Companies Act (Cap.50) (which resulted in the first reported judgment on the requirements of a scheme moratorium); representing a major secured lender on the collapse of a well-known Singapore oil trader (Hin Leong Trading); advising on one of the first pre-pack schemes approved under section 71 of Singapore’s Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act since it came into effect in July 2020; and acting for the agent bank of a syndicate of banks in the restructuring of the obligations of a business trust through the placing of its trustee manager under a scheme of arrangement, which was the first of its kind. She has also acted for a global freight forwarder in a complex Singapore High Court matter involving allegations of breach of duty of care; acted for a Singapore public listed company and its subsidiary in a complicated vessel-related dispute and acted for a cryptocurrency purchaser against a distributor in a successful SIAC arbitration.
Lauren has appeared at all levels of the Singapore courts, including the Court of Appeal and also has been involved in SIAC/ HKIAC / LMAA arbitrations. Lauren is qualified in practise in Singapore and England & Wales.
She is a member of the Singapore Law Society and is Vice-Chair of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (Singapore).
Virtus Law LLP has a fine record in transport and offshore sector restructurings and insolvencies. The firm is closely associated with the shipping industry, which has resulted in a stream of mandates relating to workouts, restructurings, and enforcement of ship finance transactions. Its Formal Law Alliance with Stephenson Harwood LLP brings it further credibility in cross-border matters. Lauren Tang is a recognised specialist in maritime restructurings in the region. Jason Yang is also rated.
Virtus Law LLP retains expertise in resolving disputes relating to maritime and international trade, restructuring and insolvency, commercial litigation, employment and international arbitration. Recently, the practice has seen an uptake in fraud, regulatory and investigation instructions from private clients, dedicated family office and private investment funds. Practice head Daryll Ng specialises in fintech, shareholder and marine dispute resolution. Co-head Terence Seah is noted for dealing with white-collar crime matters. Commercial litigator Lauren Tang completes the leadership trio, focusing on restructuring and insolvency issues.