Firm Profile > TSMP Law Corporation > Singapore, Singapore
TSMP Law Corporation Offices
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TSMP Law Corporation > The Legal 500 Rankings
TSMP Law Corporation's compact corporate practice frequently earns highly-prized engagements from the market. In recent years it has landed headline deals in the REIT, hospitality, and resources sectors. It has worked on a series of high-value mergers in the REIT space and some of the largest transactions in the hotel sector. The firm is frequently chosen as counsel to financial advisors to major M&A transactions. Stefanie Yuen Thio is a prominent dealmaker and Jennifer Chia is at the forefront of corporate real estate transactions.
‘The high quality of TSMP’s deliverables and the competency of its people sets it apart from other firms. TSMP’s partners and associates are committed and diligent, providing fast responses to queries and ensuring that deadlines are met in a timely manner.’
‘The firm’s experience with and ability to address a wide range of legal needs is also a differentiator. The team at TSMP provides a personal touch that makes it a pleasure to work with.’
‘June Ho has wealth of knowledge and experience, offers sound guidance and advice, and is well versed in negotiations.’
‘Rachel Tang is focused, dedicated, efficient, provides practical advice, and is very responsive.’
Slaughter and May
YTL Cement Singapore
Singapore Medical Group
Web Structures Group
Highly reputable litigator Ian Lim at TSMP Law Corporation is the go-to figure in the practice, with a successful track record representing multinationals and C-Suite executives in employment tribunal and High Court cases in claims involving non-competition, dismissal, data privacy, and harassment, among others. He is also able to offer day-to-day HR support in relation to employee transfers and industrial relations. Senior associate Nicholas Ngo also represents clients in disputes alongside Lim.
Other key lawyers:
‘Ian Lim has been very responsive to all of our inquiries and provided excellent legal advice to us. Especially in this pandemic situation, Ian and his team have been a great resource for us to navigate the employment market and solve our ad hoc problems with solid legal knowledge and precise understanding of our business needs.’
Peter Tan Shou Yi
Marsh & McLennan
Construction: Local firms Tier 3
TSMP Law Corporation retains a good level of activity in front-end and contentious work, representing developers contractors and in construction and engineering disputes as well as adeptness in drafting contracts, advising on bids and tenders, and general day-to-day advice on ongoing projects. Derek Loh and Melvin Chan are the key figures.
TSMP Law Corporation bolstered its disputes capability with the addition of a new senior director and former Deputy Solicitor-General, Jeffrey Chan Wai Teck, who lends his extensive in commercial arbitration, public law, criminal law, and investment disputes to the robust practice. The firm is particularly well known for its representation of financial institutions and companies operating in the construction and engineering sector. Key figures include Thio Shen Yi SC, for commercial litigation; Adrian Tan for technology and IP disputes, and Melvin Chan for contentious construction matters.
Compagnia de Navegacion Palomar, S.A. (Panama)
Cosmopolitan Finance Corporation (BVI)
Dominion Corporation S.A. (Panama)
John Manners & Co (Malaya) Pte Ltd
Peninsular Navigation Company (Pte) Ltd (BVI)
Straits Marine Company Pte Ltd (BVI)
Peter Tan Shou Yi
YTL PowerSeraya Pte. Limited (“YTLPS”) and Seraya Energy Pte Ltd (“SE”)
The Kheng Chiu Tin Hou Kong and Burial Ground (“THK”)
Royston Moh Tai Suan
Industries Chimiques du Senegal
Longmen Group Ltd
Singapore Medical Council
Focusing largely on insolvency litigation and creditor-debtor disputes, TSMP Law Corporation is led by Shen Yi Thio, SC, an all-round disputes specialist with a good level of experience in contentious restructuring and insolvency. The firm is also able to advise on debt restructuring and workouts and co-ordinate multi-jurisdictional restructuring work.
Mizuho Bank of Japan
Agritrade International (Pte) Ltd (“AIPL”)
Hontop Energy (Singapore) Pte Ltd
New Target Investments Limited
Pertamina Energy Services Pte Ltd (In Members’ Voluntary Liquidation) (“Pertamina”)
Creditors of Victoria Medical
TSMP Law Corporation continues to focus on corporate real estate financing, particularly land acquisition financing and land development financing. It represents several of the key Singapore banks and a number of developer conglomerates. More recently, the firm has turned its attention to deals involving foreign investors targeting industrial and commercial property assets in Singapore. In addition, it remains active in working capital facilities for multinational clients. Jennifer Chia is an experienced figure in the real estate finance space.
‘Good follow up and professional in their dealings. Constantly updating clients on the latest developments.’
‘Jennifer Chia is highly meticulous and reliable. She is professional, approachable, and responsive.’
INEOS Styrolution APAC
Pan Asia Realty Advisors (Singapore)
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation
TSMP Law Corporation continues to be engaged for headline and challenging transactions, despite the slowdown in capital markets activity in 2019 and 2020. This covers both debt and equity, including recapitalisation programmes and international bond offerings. Public takeovers are a core area of expertise for the highly esteemed firm. In this regard, Stefanie Yuen Thio has an outstanding reputation.
Other key lawyers:
‘We were very pleased to get actionable/can do advice on the key issues we needed to have addressed.’
‘When we were in a critical, time-sensitive period on our transaction, the TSMP team came through with a creative solution that literally saved the day.’
‘Their advice is to the point. Unlike some firms who caveat their advice so so heavily, I always could understand what their best, considered advice was.’
INEOS Styrolution APAC
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.
|Mr Melvin Chan||Partner, Co-head of Construction & Engineering||View Profile|
|Ms Jennifer Chia||Partner, Head of Banking & Finance and Corporate Real Estate||View Profile|
|Ms June Ho||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Kelvin Koh||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Ian Lim||Partner, Head of Employment & Labour||View Profile|
|Mr Derek Loh||Partner, Co-head of Construction & Engineering||View Profile|
|Ms Pei Ching Ong||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Adrian Tan||Partner; Head of IP & TMT||View Profile|
|Ms Felicia Tan||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Shen Yi Thio, SC||Joint managing partner, Head of Dispute Resolution||View Profile|
|Ms Stefanie Yuen Thio||Joint Managing Partner, Head of Corporate||View Profile|