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Pinsent Masons MPillay LLP

TMT

1 ranked lawyersBand 3SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Singaporean arm of a global TMT practice, offering advice across a broad spectrum of transactional, advisory and contentious technology matters. Particularly active on joint ventures and acquisitions, and is also well versed in procurement agreements, software development contracts and listings work. Capable of advising on financial services technology as well as cybersecurity mandates. Retains a strong client following among start-up investors and incubators, financial services, retail and e-commerce companies, acting for a prestigious domestic and international clientele.

Strengths

One client comments: "The team are responsive, provide good documentation and go above and beyond what is required. We have now engaged them in other jurisdictions because our experience has been so positive."

Another source says that the firm "is known to be a leader in this area of work."

Work highlights

Advised Wavecell, a communication platform-as-a-service provider, on its USD125 million sale to 8x8.

Notable practitioners

Bryan Tan is a TMT lawyer with a considerable reputation and is well known for acting on IT-related transactions. He also regularly provides compliance and regulatory advice to venture capital funds, telecommunication providers and gaming companies. One source observes: "He has great expertise in TMT. We find him very knowledgeable, pragmatic and sincere. He thinks outside the box with his suggestions and solutions."

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Singapore

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT): Domestic


Bryan Tan
Band 2