Clement Tan is a dispute resolution lawyer with extensive experience in a wide range of corporate commercial disputes, and has represented clients at all levels of the Singapore judicial system and arbitrations. He has previously acted in matters involving white collar crime, employment disputes, minority oppression cases, contractual disputes, defamation claims and construction cases.
Prior to joining the firm, Clement enjoyed a 6 year stint as a District Judge in the State Courts of Singapore. There, he had the opportunity to preside over both civil and criminal cases and has, over the years, penned numerous written judgments. Clement is able to offer clients a unique perspective, from his prior experiences as a practitioner and judge. Clement also served as a judge in the Subordinate Military Courts from 2018 to 2021.
Clement is the contributing editor for the Practitioner’s Guide on Damages Awarded for Defamation Cases in Singapore (2019, Academy Publishing). He is also an editor of various chapters of the Singapore Civil Procedure.
- Director, 2021-present
State Courts of Singapore
- District Judge, 2015-2021
Allen & Gledhill
- Senior Associate, 2011-2015
- Associate, 2008-2011
- President of the General Court Marshal, 2018-2021
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