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Corporate and Commercial

Mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, joint ventures, securities dealings, corporate restructurings and regulatory compliance. 

Nicholas also regularly assists clients in setting up new ventures in Malaysia and such work include structuring and regulatory advice. In the area of corporate advisory work, Nicholas regularly advises on matters concerning rights and liabilities of directors and shareholders.  

He regularly reviews and drafts various commercial agreements for clients.

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LL.B (Hons), University of Northumbria
Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln's Inn
Advocate & Solicitor, Malaya

Admission to the Bar

England and Wales (2006)
Malaya (2007)

Professional Memberships

• Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
• Member of the Malaysian Bar
• Member of the International Bar Association
• Member of the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee of Kuala Lumpur Bar, Malaysia
• Member of the LAWASIA

Awards and Recognition

• Asialaw Profiles 2017 -"Nicholas Tan and ... represented United Malacca in a conditional share purchase agreement for the acquisition of an effective equity interest in Lifere Agro Kapuas. The transaction was valued at $66.4 million."

• IFLR1000 2016 - "...with partner Nicholas Tan acted as Malaysian counsel for Repsol on the $8.3 billion acquisition of Talisman Energy – Canada's fifth-largest independent oil producer – through its subsidiary TAPBC Acquisition. Yeoh also advised Malaysian Resources Corporation in relation to a joint venture with Kwasa Land to develop a real estate asset."


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