Bryan, Tan

Associate Director Nair & Co

Information Technology , Private Equity and Venture Capital , Media and Entertainment

  Work

Industry

Information Technology

Private Equity and Venture Capital

Media and Entertainment


Jurisdiction

Singapore


Expertise

Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

Banking and Finance

Employment Law


Customer Type

Individuals & Companies


Affiliation

Law Society of Singapore

  Education

Education

University of Melbourne


Certification

Law (Honours) and Commerce (Finance)


Year First Admitted To Bar

2013


Languages Spoken

English (GB)


Languages Written

English (GB)

   About Me

Bryan’s practice has been primarily in the field of Commercial Litigation. Bryan graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2008 with degrees in Law and Commerce. He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2013. In 2004, Bryan received the Alan Patterson International Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduate of Trinity College Foundation Studies who, in going to undergraduate study at the University of Melbourne, will do so as a resident student. Bryan currently serves as President of the University of Melbourne Alumni Association (Singapore). Significant matters 1. Acting for companies in a corporate derivative action in Actis Excalibur Ltd v KS Distribution Pte Ltd and others [2016] SGHCR 11. 2. The case of Living the Link (Pte) Ltd (in creditors’ voluntary liquidation) and others v Tan Lay Tin Tina & Others [2016] 3 SLR 621, in we acted for liquidators in another landmark case involving breaches of directors’ fiduciary duties and undue preferences given by an insolvent company to associated companies prior to liquidation; 3. The High Court case of Lim Kok Lian (executor and trustee of the estate of Lee Biau Lian, deceased) v Lee Patricia (executor and trustee of the estate of Lee Biau Lian, deceased) [2015] 1 SLR 1184, in which we successfully struck out a claim for the tort of malicious prosecution of civil proceedings as disclosing no reasonable cause of action. The case was the first in Singapore to decide on the tort of malicious prosecution of civil proceedings and its elements; 4. First Asia Capital Investments Ltd v Société Generale Bank & Trust and Another [2017] SGHC 78, where we successfully defended the bank the bank against claim for in excess of US$ 15 million arising out of losses suffered in investments in equity accumulator transactions; and 5. Acting in an SIAC arbitration valued in excess of US$30 million in respect of the sale of palm oil plantations in Indonesia. Publication(s): “Third Party Funding – ‘Coming Out’ All Over the World” Inter Pacific Bar Association Journal, June 2015.