Firm Profile > Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC > Singapore, Singapore

Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC

The firm: Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC is a Singapore law firm, with its roots dating back to 1998, the firm is an award-winning business-centric commercial law practice with particular strengths in intellectual property, technology, telecommunications, media and privacy and a strong international outlook. The firm is renowned for its legal excellence and has been active in cutting-edge cross-border legal transactions involving new and significant business trends. Its industry-focused approach enables the firm to combine in-depth industry experience with sophisticated legal skills to provide its clients with a unique and informed perspective. The practice has earned a solid reputation for thorough and insightful legal representation.

The firm offers business-driven premium legal services with a personal touch. Its service philosophy is to make each client experience seamless and uncomplicated. The firm’s pre-emptive, holistic, thoughtful and commercial approach to its work and strategies underpins its mission to be lawyers who lead, in the business needs of its clients and in its field.

Areas of practice: Corporate and commercial: practice includes establishment and maintenance of companies, corporate compliance, private equity investment and M&A projects, sale and purchase of assets, businesses and companies, joint ventures, strategic alliances, partnerships, various forms of business collaboration and business finance transactions. Commercial transactions handled range from toll manufacturing, franchising, agency, distribution and supply, to complex multi-jurisdictional business acquisition and global brand development projects. Also advises on competition law.

Intellectual property: expertise includes trade marks, domain names, patents, copyright, designs and trade secrets. Handles registration of trade marks, designs and patents, enforcement, exploitation, licensing, commercialization, acquisition and disposal of IP assets. Handles anti-counterfeiting work and enforces IP rights, including litigation in Singapore and the region, arbitration and mediation of IP disputes.

Information technology: practice leverages industry developments such as cloud computing, ‘Big Data’ and the ‘Internet-of-Things’. Projects include electronic payment systems and fintech transactions, IT outsourcing, digital distribution of sound and multimedia data, electronic tracking of digital data consumption, electronic management of documents and inventory control, supply-and-demand online exchanges and virtual private networks across jurisdictions. Advises on regulatory aspects of Internet content and service providers, computer misuse and electronic transactions.

Telecoms: advises on regulatory requirements and handles financing and other transactions on the establishment and operation of telecommunication networks, including interconnection and sharing of telecommunication infrastructure and facilities. Has acted for facilities-based and services-based operators who provide domestic telecom services or operate transnational network architectures for the establishment of corporate communications systems with points-of-presence or network operation centres in Singapore and elsewhere.

Dispute resolution: provides litigation and alternative dispute resolution services for wide-ranging subject matter, including intellectual property, confidential information, company and shareholder disputes, minority oppression, corporate receivership, oil and gas, engineering, banking and finance, employment, negligence, partnership, sale of goods and supply of services, landlord and tenant, and debt recovery.

Experienced in handling and managing multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration.

Privacy and data protection: advises on data protection laws in Singapore and the region, developing policies and processes for compliance, contracts for the processing of personal data including guidelines for the business, employees and data protection officers; documentation to ensure legal cross-border flows of data, audits and compliance reviews, data breach crisis management including dealing with data protection regulators and law enforcement.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate and commercial
Information technology
Data protection and privacy
Intellectual property
Digital media, advertising and entertainment
Dispute resolution and litigation
Private client and wealth management
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Malathi Das  photo Ms Malathi Das Director
Mr Daniel Lim  photo Mr Daniel Lim Director
Number of fee-earners : 8
Contacts : Joyce A Tan (
Contacts : Daniel Lim (