Shawn Tan practices in the area of private equity, with a particular focus on advising fund sponsors in the establishment of private equity, real estate, infrastructure, venture capital, and hedge funds. He advises clients located throughout Asia, including Singapore, India, and China, as well as U.S. and European clients on their Asia transactions. In addition, he regularly works with sovereign wealth funds, development finance institutions, fund managers, and corporations on their investments into private funds.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2019, Shawn practiced in the London and Singapore offices of a leading Magic Circle law firm where he advised clients on the establishment of and investment into private funds and the ongoing regulatory obligations applicable to fund managers. He previously worked with clients such as CBRE Asia Pacific, CapitaLand Investment Management, Prologis, CLSA PA Realty, Tata Capital, Insignia Ventures Partners, Antler, Temasek, Mubadala Capital, International Finance Corporation, and DEG.
- National University of Singapore (LL.B. with Second Class Honours [Upper Division] 2013; Dean's List, 2009-2010); Part B, Singapore Bar Examinations (2013, One Distinction)
- Supreme Court of Singapore
- Lieutenant (National Service), Defence Psychology Department (2017-)
- English and Mandarin