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Woon Hum Tan
Partner, Head of Trust, Asset & Wealth Management Practice
Shook Lin & Bok

Tan Woon Hum is widely regarded as one of the rare market leaders specialising in investment funds, REITs and trusts. He heads a team of specialist lawyers in the Trust, Asset & Wealth Management practice and co-heads the Corporate Real Estate practice. Woon Hum has been recognised as a leading funds lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012 to 2018, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 and 2018, and Best Lawyers Singapore 2013 to 2018. He is also recommended for his expertise in real estate in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018. More recently, Woon Hum has been cited as a notable practitioner in the IFLR1000 2018 edition. In Chambers Asia-Pacific, Woon Hum has consistently drawn praises from clients: “You couldn't fault him for anything, he's as good a lawyer as you could ask for” (2018); “highly engaging and always seeks to put the needs of the client first” (2016); “understands the funds business and the current legislation well, works well with the regulators and is commercially savvy” (2015); “knows the rules and regulations of the MAS inside out and has a great mind for fund structuring” (2014); “a very committed and responsible practitioner” (2013). The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 described Woon Hum as an ‘exceptional lawyer’, who is ‘extremely professional in dealing with clients’. Asialaw Profiles 2018 also noted that he is respected for “his commerciality, depth of trust, knowledge and network”.