Justin Cher Chuan Tan

Corporate & Securities, Global Energy, Infrastructure Investment

Visión general

Corporate clients turn to Justin Tan for his experience with corporate/private equity, projects and sanctions work across the Asia Pacific and South Asian jurisdictions, with emphasis on the energy and natural resources, chemicals, real estate, infrastructure (both traditional and digital), shipping, automotive, logistics/e-commerce and life sciences/healthcare sectors. 

Clients seeking out Justin’s counsel include major multinational corporations in these sectors, private equity and venture capital funds and investment managers, top tier Japanese and other major international trading houses, Chinese SOEs and private enterprises in the energy and natural resources, infrastructure and logistics/e-commerce sectors, and South East Asia-based conglomerates with regional and global operations. His 20 years of experience have given him insight on carrying out complex cross border M&A across Asia Pacific, as well as leading multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring exercises.


M&A/Corporate/Private Equity


  • One of the largest fully integrated energy companies in the world on a number of downstream oil and gas M&A transactions in APAC.
  • Japan’s largest trading house on its equity investment in an SPV to build, own and operate two LNG carriers in joint venture with one of Europe’s largest shipping companies.
  • A top tier Japanese trading house on its LNG vessel pooling joint venture with one of the largest energy companies in the world.
  • The trading division of one of Europe’s largest utilities on its joint venture with two of Japan’s largest utilities involving the injection of its coal trading business assets which includes coal mines in Australia and Indonesia, a coal terminal in Antwerp, Belgium and its portfolio of coal trading and freight contracts.


  • National University of Singapore, Graduate Diploma, Singapore Law
  • University of Bristol, LLB
    Second Upper Honours


  • England and Wales
  • Singapore


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Japanese

Participación Profesional y Comunitaria

  • Member, Law Society of England and Wales, 2006 – Present
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore, 2003 – Present
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law, 2003 – Present