Tan Kok Quan Partnership

Singapore

Analysis

Overview

Tan Kok Quan Partnership provides legal services across a broad spectrum of industry sectors, with particular recognition for its work in dispute resolution and restructuring and insolvency. The firm has a distinguished record of handling litigation in the banking and financial services, energy, real estate and technology sectors. Marina Chin and Eddee Ng are key partners for dispute resolution, while Paul Seah is key figure for restructuring and insolvency. 

Client feedback 

Protecting the client's interests while finding a compromised ground for settlement on disputes. – Dispute resolution 

The lawyers are knowledgeable, skilful, responsive and professional. – Dispute resolution 

Extremely focused and thorough. No stones unturned. – Dispute resolution 

Good in court, responsive, sensible. – Restructuring and insolvency 

Eddee Ng 

Excellent communicator, good with clients, works extremely hard and does it all with a smile on his face.

Paul Seah 

Explain the pros and cons and various risks clearly. Understand the client and take in feedback to achieve a desirable outcome. 

The lawyers are knowledgeable, skilful, responsive and professional. 

Very bright and hardworking. 

Dispute resolution

Work highlights 

Acting for the plaintiffs Beyonics Asia Pacific and others against a former director and CEO over issues of bribery and corruption in league with a Korean conglomerate, conspiracy, diversion of a multi-million business with Seagate and serious breaches of fiduciary duties. 

Key clients 

Sengkang Town CouncilUOB 

Restructuring and insolvency

Work highlights 

Continues to advise the unsecured working group of bank lendersincluding BNP Paribas, Mizuho BankCTBC Bank and the Korea Development Bankon the ongoing restructuring of S$930 million of the unsecured debt of water treatment company Hyflux 

Acting in the restructuring of the Koon group of companies, one of the leading infrastructure and civil engineering groups in the regioninvolving among other things, two schemes of arrangement that have since been put in place. The total debt involved is at least S$77.8 million and more than 400 creditors.