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Thio Shen Yi, SC

Joint Managing Partner

Litigation

Stefanie Yuen Thio

Joint Managing Partner

Corporate

Derek Loh

Partner

Litigation

Jennifer Chia

Partner

Corporate

Melvin Chan

Partner

Litigation

Ian Lim

Partner

Litigation

June Ho

Partner

Corporate

Kelvin Koh

Partner

Litigation

Ong Pei Ching

Partner

Litigation

Mark Jacobsen

Partner

Corporate

Felicia Tan

Partner

Litigation

Jeffrey Chan, SC

Senior Director

Litigation

Prof Tang Hang Wu, PhD

Consultant

Litigation

Prof Hans Tjio

Consultant

Corporate

Kenneth Chua

Director

Litigation

Mijung Kim

Director

Litigation

Tania Chin

Director

Litigation

Leon Lim

Director

Corporate

Nanthini Vijayakumar

Director

Litigation

Nicholas Ngo

Associate Director

Litigation

Kevin Elbert

Associate Director

Litigation

Timothy Yong

Associate Director

Litigation

Eugene Neo

Associate Director

Litigation

Benjamin Bala

Associate Director

Litigation

Vu Lan Nguyen

Associate Director

Litigation

Stephanie Chew

Associate Director

Litigation

Ernest Low

Associate Director

Corporate

Elizabeth Tan

Associate Director

Litigation

Crystal Tan Shi Ying

Associate Director

Litigation

Brenda Chow

Senior Associate

Corporate

Heather Chong

Senior Associate

Corporate

Nicole Lee

Senior Associate

Corporate

Tay Quan Li

Senior Associate

Litigation

Lyn Toh Leng

Senior Associate

Corporate

Angela Chai Rui Min

Senior Associate

Litigation

Arthur Chin Yen Bing

Senior Associate

Litigation

Joshua Phang Shih Ern

Senior Associate

Litigation

Chow Jian Hui

Senior Associate

Corporate

Jeanne Goh Enchi

Senior Associate

Litigation

Lau Tin Yi

Senior Associate

Corporate

Phoon Wuei

Senior Associate

Litigation

Terence Yeo

Senior Associate

Litigation

Juliana Lake

Senior Associate

Litigation

Kashib Shareef bin Ahmad Hussain

Associate

Corporate

Goh Min Yi

Associate

Corporate

Sherlyn Lim Li Xuan

Associate

Litigation

Vanessa Cheong Shu Qi

Associate

Corporate

Lee Shu Zhen

Associate

Corporate

Nikita Garg

Associate

Litigation

Annabelle Lee Jia Xin

Associate

Corporate

Ang Kai Le

Associate

Litigation

Glenn Ng Qiheng

Associate

Litigation

Isaac Tay Zhuo Yan

Associate

Litigation

Markus Low Yu Wen

Associate

Corporate

Nicholas Fu Wei Jun

Associate

Litigation

Krisly Aw Jiaxin

Associate

Corporate

Shawn Tan Yi Wei

Associate

Corporate

Stasia Ong Pei Qi

Associate

Litigation

Sarah Kim Mun Jeong

Associate

Litigation

Careers • Practice Training

Want A Place At The Table?

When we recruit, we look for partners, not associates. Grades and a burnished CV may get you in the door, but it is the strength of your character, personality and partnership potential that get you a place at the table. Practice Trainees will be mentored by senior lawyers and Partners from day one, with opportunities for extensive high-end corporate and dispute resolution work throughout.

Areas of practice
Practice Trainees will be exposed to, amongst others, the following areas of practice:

  • Banking And Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial & Corporate Litigation
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Corporate / Commercial Transactions
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Employment & Labour
  • International Arbitration
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Wealth and Trust
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Securities, Financial and Corporate Regulatory

Renumeration
From 2025, in light of the one-year practice training period, we will offer a monthly training contract allowance of S$2,500 before retention, and S$3,500 upon retention. We typically start offering retention two months into the training contract. Trainees may also take up to 14 days of leave with the prior approval of the firm. We offer a market leading starting salary upon call, with Part B course fees reimbursed for lawyers employed for a minimum tenure of one year with the Firm.

Pro Bono and Continuing Legal Education
The Firm believes in actively contributing back to society. Our lawyers are required to fulfil a minimum of 25 pro bono hours per year, and the Firm plans for at least two outreach events a year with a focus on three groups of beneficiaries, namely: children and youth at risk; the elderly; and migrant workers.

Lawyers are also rostered for regular legal clinics, with the opportunity to interact with the community and assist with their legal issues.

A lawyer is only as good as his or her training and experiences. This is why we place great emphasis on our comprehensive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programme, conducted by Partners and senior lawyers for our Practice Trainees and Associates.

Practice Area: General
Our CLE Programme:

  • Lawyering: Requisites and Expectations
  • A Senior Counsel’s Perspectives on Advocacy
  • Professional Responsibility, Etiquette & Conduct
  • Shareholders’ Agreements
  • Legal Research
  • Effective Arguments and Drafting − The Use and Abuse of English
  • Branding and Premium Services, Client Development
  • Insolvency I
  • Due Diligence Reviews (IPO/M&A)
  • Insolvency II − Judicial Management & Schemes of Arrangement
  • Bankruptcy
  • Banking Secrecy, Banker’s Guarantees
  • Employment I
  • Settlements
  • Injunctions
  • Employment II – Restraint of Trade
  • Exemption Clauses & Indemnities
  • Leases
  • Defamation
  • Economic Torts
  • Solicitor’s Account Rules
  • Probate
  • Data Protection
  • Understanding and Interpreting Financial Statements
  • Developments in Contract Law
  • Developments in Trust Law
  • Negotiation Workshop

Practice Area: Transactional

  • Corporate Secretarial
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Initial Public Offering
  • Conveyancing
  • Reverse Takeovers
  • Banking and Security (incl Charge of Shares and Units in Listed Companies)
  • Asset Financing
  • Securities & Regulatory Licensing
  • Exempted Public Offerings
  • Overview of Private Equity and Hedge Funds
  • Formal Legal Opinion for Cross-Border Transactions

Practice Area: Litigation

  • Litigation Case Management & Firm Processes
  • Construction I
  • Civil Procedure and Practice
  • Discovery
  • Arbitration
  • Construction II
  • Construction III – Security of Payment Act
  • Mitigation Pleas
  • Judicial Review
  • Moots Workshop

Application

If you would like to apply for practice training with us, please download and complete our Practice Training Application Form here and email it back  to us together with:

  1. A short cover letter
  2. Your CV
  3. Your latest academic transcripts
  4. (optional) details of all awards, scholarships prizes won
  5. (optional) any essays, articles or papers recently written

While we generally welcome applications for Relevant Legal Training and Training Contracts all year round, foreign returning graduates would typically apply after they have obtained their second year examination results. Graduates from Singapore universities would likewise be expected to provide, at a minimum, their second year examination results.

Please email your Practice Training Contract applications to:

practicetraining@tsmplaw.com