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TSMP Law Corporation

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Partner; Head of IP & TMT


Adrian Tan is a litigator specialising in technology, intellectual property, real estate and shareholder disputes.

Adrian’s background as former general counsel of CrimsonLogic (a Singapore government technology company providing network services in the legal, healthcare and trade sectors) enables him to understand the issues facing technology service providers. His degree in computer science and psychology gives him the foundation to address technology-related disputes. He has represented clients in a wide range of technology and intellectual property disputes, ranging from data centre construction, social media defamation, copyright infringement and passing-off in relation to consumer electronics, and patent infringement of vaccines.

His real estate practice includes appearing for subsidiary proprietors involved in collective sales litigation, and he has acted in a number of en bloc proceedings, such as Gilstead Court, Thomson View, Shunfu Ville, Katong Mall, Goodluck Garden, Cairnhill Mansion, Citimac and Brookvale Park.




  • Vice-President, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law Professional Affairs Committee
  • Board Member, Maxwell Chambers Pte Ltd
  • Honorary Legal Counsel, Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped


Degree – LL.B. – National University of Singapore (1992)
Degree – B.Sc. (Computer Science & Psychology) – UniSim-Open University (2004)

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Dispute resolution: local firms

TSMP Law Corporation has extensive dispute resolution pedigree. It has an outstanding record in boardroom, investment and shareholder disputes, and is at the forefront of trusts litigation. Thio Shen Yi SC has plenty of big-ticket case experience; he is noted for commercial and trusts litigation, along with contentious insolvency and restructuring matters. Adrian Tan has an impressive record in TMT, IP, data and collective sales disputes. Melvin Chan is recommended for construction cases, acting primarily for contractors. Ian Lim leads on employment and data protection disputes.

Singapore > Restructuring and insolvency: local firms

Core areas of activity for TSMP Law Corporation include insolvency litigation, where it acts for companies in liquidation, schemes of arrangement and in bankruptcy and voluntary arrangements; creditor-debtor disputes; debt restructuring and workouts. The practice has bolstered its litigation and transactional bench strength with the recruitment of Adrian Tan and Pei Ching Ong from Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC in 2018 and Felicia Tan from Incisive Law LLC in February 2019. Shen Yi Thio, SC and Stefanie Yuen Thio are the key partners.