Firm Profile > TSMP Law Corporation > Singapore, Singapore
TSMP Law Corporation Offices
6 BATTERY ROAD
TSMP Law Corporation > The Legal 500 Rankings
TSMP Law Corporation has made a further impression in public and private deals and corporate real estate transactions. It also receives regular engagements from financial advisers to M&A deals. It has an especially strong standing in TMT and REIT transactions. Stefanie Yuen Thio has an outstanding reputation for dealmaking, while Jennifer Chia is noted for corporate real estate deals.
TSMP Law Corporation provides 'prompt, friendly, expert and practical guidance on Singapore employment law' and has a strong track record in non-contentious employment advisory work, as well as advocacy in employment claims tribunals and High Court disputes. The practice typically acts for a range of employers in contentious matters involving breach of non-competition, confidentiality, and fiduciary duties, large-scale redundancies, constructive and wrongful dismissals, as well as conducting internal investigations and advising on reports to the Ministry of Manpower. Practice head Ian Lim is singled out for his 'legal acumen and remarkably sound advice', particularly in relation to the employment aspects of international transactions. Also of note is senior associate Nicholas Ngo, who is highlighted for his 'impressive legal knowledge and understanding'.
‘Great deal-maker team, with fruitful advice and practical yet sophisticated mindset.’
‘The team at TSMP provides timely, relevant and comprehensive legal solutions and legal advice. The team’s associates are responsive, thorough and offer an excellent level of service.’
‘The team provides prompt, friendly, expert and practical guidance on Singapore employment law and other contentious and non-contentious matters.’
‘Ian Lim lives up to his reputation as one of Singapore’s (perhaps APAC) best Labor law practitioners. His legal acumen and sound advice is remarkable, while he retains the practical and soft skills that show his understanding of the client’s perspective and constraints.’
‘Ian Lim is a hands-on and pragmatic employment law expert. He is personable and responds swiftly and is to the point.’
‘Ian Lim provides business-savvy legal advice, showing cognisance of business sensitivities and awareness of business realities.’
‘Nicholas Ngo, senior associate, is a talent that deserves greater attention. His legal knowledge and understanding is impressive, and his ability to explain legal jargon to laymen and willingness to complete “operational” tasks is highly commendable.’
Construction: Local firms Tier 3
TSMP Law Corporation regularly acts for multinational corporations and contractors in all types of construction-related litigation, arbitration and adjudication proceedings. On the non-contentious side, the team is able to advise clients on engineering procurement and construction-related contractual matters, project management and assistance with bids and tenders for large infrastructure projects. Co-heads Derek Loh and Melvin Chan have extensive experience resolving disputes in the construction and engineering industry.
GS Engineering & Construction Corp.
Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd
YTL Power Seraya / YTL Communications Sdn Bhd / YTL Cement Berhad
RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Pte) Ltd
‘Extreme responsiveness and availability at all hours to service clients’ needs, big or small.’
‘The firm runs lean teams and is cost effective.’
‘Thio Shen Yi SC is an experienced advocate with a good sense for how the Singapore courts will deal with arbitration-related matters.’
‘Ian Lim is an impressive operator, always available, always willing to take a view, always good fun to work with.’
Straits Marine Company
GS Engineering & Construction
Hyundai Engineering & Construction
‘The team provides a pragmatic and commercial approach to problem solving, with the back up of a senior counsel the should matter need to be taken to court.‘
‘Shen Yi Thio is a senior counsel with significant experience in complex cases.’
Mizuho Bank of Japan
New Target Investments Limited
TSMP Law Corporation is noted for corporate real estate financing, including land acquisition financing and land development financing. The firm advises both borrowers and lenders. Jennifer Chia is a corporate real estate specialist with an extensive finance background.
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation
United Overseas Bank
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank
TSMP Law Corporation is a recognised force in equity and debt issuances, including IPOs on the Singapore and Hong Kong exchanges. Despite a slump in capital markets issuances, the firm has remained active in Catalist deals, rights issues and MTN programmes. Stefanie Yuen Thio heads the transactional group and has extensive capital markets experience.
Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board
Singapore Medical Group
TSMP Law Corporation > Firm Profile
Established in 1998, TSMP Law Corporation is recognised as Singapore’s top corporate boutique law firm. It specialises in complex dispute resolution and cutting-edge transactions for a wide range of clientele, spanning from Fortune 500 companies to private wealth individuals, from Singapore and countries all over the world. As an independent law firm, TSMP is experienced in working with top-tier global firms on cross-border deals. TSMP’s work in M&A, dispute resolution, international arbitration, real estate, construction and employment is regularly recognised by leading legal journals. The firm also prides itself on its community engagement.