Reuben Tan

Senior Associate

Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore
LL.B. (First Class), University of Warwick

Contact Me
+65 6622 0202
reuben.tan@quahewoo.com

Reuben is a Senior Associate in the firm’s litigation department, and graduated with First Class Honours in law from the University of Warwick.

Reuben’s principal practice areas are in civil litigation and international arbitration, with an emphasis on commercial, insolvency and shipping matters. In the course of his legal practice, he has acted and been involved in a wide range of contentious matters at all levels of Singapore’s courts, as well as in multi-jurisdictional arbitrations.

Notable matters which Reuben has been involved in include:

  • Acting for the liquidators of Ivy Lee Realty Pte Ltd in both the High Court and the Court of Appeal in respect of a challenge by a creditor to their decision to accept another creditor’s proof of debt, raising issues of moneylending and interest under the Moneylenders Act (reported in Evan Lim Industrial/Warehousing Development Pte Ltd v MWA Capital Pte Ltd and another [2018] SGCA 76)
  • Acting for a junket company to recover monies unaccounted for by a former director of the company, in both the High Court and the Court of Appeal (reported in Alphire Group Pte Ltd v Law Chau Loon [2017] SGHC 297).
  • Acting for bunker barge owners, after the collapse of O.W. Bunker, to defend claims by Phillips 66 International Trading Pte Ltd for alleged delivery of bunkers without production of bills of lading (reported in The “Star Quest” [2016] 3 SLR 128).
  • Acting for a number of high net worth individuals to defend claims by Resorts World Sentosa Singapore in respect of credit and gaming (one of which reported in Resorts World at Sentosa Pte Ltd v Lee Fook Kheun [2018] 5 SLR 1039)
  • Acting for the liquidators of Sek Loong Trading & Construction Service Pte Ltd in a claim to recover unfair preference payments made to a creditor of the company.
  • Acting for a leading beauty and lifestyle group in a dispute involving claims against a shareholder and former director for breaches of a shareholders’ agreement and unauthorised use of funds.
  • Acting for shipowners to defend claims for alleged delivery of cargo without production of bills of lading, and to make claims against charterers under letters of indemnity.

 

Apart from the above, Reuben also advises on compliance and other regulatory matters, as well as on professional indemnity, marine and general insurance policies.

MORE ABOUT REUBEN TAN

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law

PRACTICE AREAS

Reuben Tan

Senior Associate

Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore
LL.B. (First Class), University of Warwick

Contact Me
+65 6622 0202
reuben.tan@quahewoo.com

Reuben is a Senior Associate in the firm’s litigation department, and graduated with First Class Honours in law from the University of Warwick.

Reuben’s principal practice areas are in civil litigation and international arbitration, with an emphasis on commercial, insolvency and shipping matters. In the course of his legal practice, he has acted and been involved in a wide range of contentious matters at all levels of Singapore’s courts, as well as in multi-jurisdictional arbitrations.

Notable matters which Reuben has been involved in include:

  • Acting for the liquidators of Ivy Lee Realty Pte Ltd in both the High Court and the Court of Appeal in respect of a challenge by a creditor to their decision to accept another creditor’s proof of debt, raising issues of moneylending and interest under the Moneylenders Act (reported in Evan Lim Industrial/Warehousing Development Pte Ltd v MWA Capital Pte Ltd and another [2018] SGCA 76)
  • Acting for a junket company to recover monies unaccounted for by a former director of the company, in both the High Court and the Court of Appeal (reported in Alphire Group Pte Ltd v Law Chau Loon [2017] SGHC 297).
  • Acting for bunker barge owners, after the collapse of O.W. Bunker, to defend claims by Phillips 66 International Trading Pte Ltd for alleged delivery of bunkers without production of bills of lading (reported in The “Star Quest” [2016] 3 SLR 128).
  • Acting for a number of high net worth individuals to defend claims by Resorts World Sentosa Singapore in respect of credit and gaming (one of which reported in Resorts World at Sentosa Pte Ltd v Lee Fook Kheun [2018] 5 SLR 1039)

Acting for the liquidators of Sek Loong Trading & Construction Service Pte Ltd in a claim to recover unfair preference payments made to a creditor of the company.

MORE ABOUT REUBEN TAN

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law

PRACTICE AREAS