Duane Morris & Selvam Appoints Clement Tan Head of White Collar and Investigations Practice

SINGAPORE, 4 March 2024 – Duane Morris & Selvam LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of director Clement Tan as the Head of its White Collar and Investigations practice.

Clement is a dispute resolution lawyer and he brings a wealth of experience to the role, having served as a distinguished District Judge in the State Courts of Singapore where he presided over an extensive range of civil and criminal cases. He has experience navigating high-stakes litigation, corporate commercial disputes, and has represented clients at all levels of the Singapore judicial system and arbitrations. His experience encompasses matters including white collar crime, employment disputes, minority oppression cases, contractual disputes, defamation claims and construction cases.

Throughout his judicial tenure, Clement established a reputation for his legal acumen and thoughtful analysis, authoring numerous well-regarded written judgements and various chapters of the Singapore Civil Procedure. This foundation provides him with a unique perspective and deep understanding of the legal complexities and strategies commonly encountered in white-collar and investigation matters.

Duane Morris & Selvam LLP Chairman Leon Yee said, “We are thrilled to have Clement lead our White Collar and Investigations practice. His exceptional background as a district judge, combined with his strategic mind and unwavering commitment to client needs, will be invaluable assets to the firm. We are confident he will build upon our existing strength in this space, offering clients a new level of insights and support.”

“I’m honoured to take on this leadership role at the firm,” said Clement. “I look forward to leverage my experience to help clients achieve their goals and strategically address the challenges in this dynamic area of law”.

About Duane Morris & Selvam LLP

Duane Morris & Selvam LLP is a joint law venture between international firm Duane Morris LLP and Singapore-based firm Selvam LLC. Duane Morris & Selvam runs a unique Latin American-Asian practice out of Singapore, with a team of international lawyers qualified in multiple jurisdictions including Singapore, the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Mexico and Colombia, with substantial experience in international transactions and disputes. Duane Morris & Selvam also has cooperative relationships with some of the best Latin American and Asian law firms.


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