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Victoria Tan

Fax +65.6507.8111
Victoria Tan is a member of the litigation and dispute resolution practice group. Her legal practice focuses on civil, commercial and criminal litigation.

Professional Background

Ms. Tan began his legal career at Straits Law Practice LLC where she completed her legal training. She was called to the Singapore bar in early 2019. As an associate of the firm, she has assisted on a wide range of litigious matters including contractual and tortious disputes, as well as white-collar and blue-collar crime.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Volunteer, Community Legal Clinics
Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Assisted in representing defendant in a claim for more than US$1.6 million. The plaintiffs sued for a breach of oral agreement; alternatively, misrepresentations, alternatively, breach of trust and were unsuccessful in all their claims: Tan Swee Wan and Kelvin Low v Johnny Lian Tian Yong [2018] SGHC 169
  • Assisted in representing plaintiff involving a claim against the defendant for breach of a settlement agreement. The plaintiff successfully obtained winding up orders against several family-owned companies. The defendant objected to the winding up orders. The initial dispute culminated in the settlement agreement and which became the subject matter of the latest proceedings: Lin Choo Mee v Lim Sze Eng [2018] SGHC 7, Lin Choo Mee v. Tat Leong Development (Pte) Ltd and Others and Other matters [2015] SGHC 99
Criminal Representation
  • Acting for accused person who is alleged to be the mastermind of the penny stock crash in 2013 that purportedly wiped out $8 billion from the Singapore market. The accused faces a total of 189 charges and this matter has been said to be Singapore’s biggest and most complex fraud case in recent years.
  • Assisted in representing accused person in the City Harvest appeal. The three-judge High Court allowed the appeal and convicted the accused person and his accomplices of reduced charges, resulting in significantly reduced sentences: Public Prosecutor v Lam Leng Hung and other appeals [2017] SGHC 71
  • Assisted in representing accused person who faced a total of 446 charges for his involvement in a scheme which used "entertainment expenses" to cover up at least S$24.9 million in bribes in one of the biggest corruption scandals in Singapore. After 13 days of trial, the accused person was ultimately convicted for 101 charges of abetment by conspiracy in relation to falsification of accounts of between 2002 to 2004.