Tan Woon Hum

Partner, Head of Trust, Asset & Wealth Management Practice

Shook Lin & Bok


Tan Woon Hum is partner with a major Singapore law firm Shook Lin & Bok. He has more than 23 years of experience as a professional lawyer. He heads the Trust, Asset & Wealth Management practice and is widely regarded as one of the rare market leaders specialising in investment funds, REITs, trusts and private wealth. He advises numerous fund managers, wealth managers and EAMs, setting up Singapore and Cayman funds, getting CMS licences, RFMC & VCFMC approvals, setting up family offices and private trusts, including Section 13X structures. He holds a law degree as well as a MBA (Finance). He has been a sought after speaker and speaks regularly at public conferences and seminars for more than 17 years in Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Malaysia and also conducts professional training courses (including Euromoney, Courses & Seminars & Henley Business School hedge funds programmes). Woon Hum has been recognised as a leading funds lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012 to 2019, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 to 2019, and Best Lawyers Singapore 2013 to 2020. He is also recommended for his expertise in real estate in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014, 2015, 2017 to 2019, and in private wealth in the 2019 edition. Woon Hum is also cited as a notable practitioner in IFLR1000 2018 and 2019.

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Singapore as the ‘go-to’ Centre for UHNW Families and Family Offices​​​​​​​ As we cautiously emerge from a world changed irrevocably by the current pandemic, and as some economies begin to tentatively return to what we once considered normal, Hubbis assembled a panel of six leading experts to explore just what makes Singapore such an appealing choice for the UHNW families o....

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Wealth Planning & Structuring – an evolving priority in Asian wealth management

Hubbis will assemble a group of experts for our November 12 Digital Dialogue for a fascinating discussion into the latest trends in, and outlook for, the world of wealth structuring and planning for Asia’s wealthy. The overriding theme is that the world of wealth s...