Tan Suan Chin




LL.B. (Hons) (London), Barrister-at-law, Gray’s Inn; Advocate & Solicitor (Supreme Court of Singapore and Brunei Darussalam)

Areas of Practice

Banking, Conveyancing and Property Development.


Suan Chin is a Partner of the Firm and heads the Banking and Conveyancing Department. She has been in practice for over 23 years in Singapore and Brunei Darussalam.

Suan Chin was called to the English Bar in 1988 and the Brunei Bar in 1988. She was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Singapore Supreme Court in 1989.  Prior to joining the firm, she was a partner in a legal firm in Singapore.

Suan Chin is experienced in banking, finance, property development/conveyancing, corporate governance & due diligence of corporate structures, funds documentation (private), including leases and tenancy agreements and corporate work.

Suan Chin’s other notable experiences include:-

  • Acting for a Singapore garment factory seeking listing in the Singapore Stock Exchange to conduct due diligence on one of its subsidiary company in Brunei, which included perusing material contracts and advising on local regulatory requirements.
  • Advising a local bank who was a subordinated lender and a local agent to a foreign bank who granted a substantial term loan facility to a local telecommunications operator and provider.
  • Advised and prepared 2 major banks on the loan and security documentation for a syndicated multimillion dollar loan facility to a foreign property development company undertaking the construction of 2000 houses in Brunei.
  • Advised, conducted due diligence and prepared all security and discharge documents for a local bank in the refinancing of an existing loan taken from a foreign bank in relating to a major telco company.

Suan Chin is the Legal Adviser to the Taiwan Business Association.