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Rachel Tan
Special Counsel

With substantial experience advising on corporate matters, Rachel Tan is sought after by clients to help with M&A, joint ventures and venture capital investments.

Representing clients in Asian cross-border transactions, including Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Thailand, she has advised extensively on the structuring and financing of corporate transactions. She also has considerable experience in corporate and debt restructuring, as well as the structuring and documentation of loan transactions and debt instruments, and in project financing. 

Rachel is admitted in a number of jurisdictions in Australia, New York, England and Wales and Singapore. Rachel has taught in several Australian universities, edited various academic and professional law journals such as the Journal of Banking & Finance Law & Practice, and wrote the section on mergers and acquisitions for Butterworths Forms and Precedents, Singapore.

Rachel speaks English, Mandarin and a number of Chinese dialects.


Law Society of Singapore 

Law Society, England and Wales

Relevant work

Advising the founding shareholders of CKM Consultants Pte. Ltd., an engineering and construction services firm incorporated in Singapore, in the divestment of a 70 percent stake to a subsidiary of Bureau Veritas S.A. a global leader in testing, inspection and certification. 

Representing all the stakeholders of PT iForte Solusi Infotek, in the divestment of their entire equity interest to PT Profesional Telekomunikasi Indonesia, the largest independent owner and operator of towers for wireless operators in Indonesia.

Advising the financiers of Archipelago Resources Plc, an AIM-listed company, involved in the coal mining business in Australia and Indonesia.

Advising Blue Ocean Resources Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of the Charoen Pokphand Group, the world’s largest shrimp producers, in the restructuring of its US$325m bond. Approval for the restructuring was obtained through a Scheme of Arrangement in the Singapore courts.