Lesley Tan

Senior Lawyer

About Lesley

Lesley Tan is a Senior Lawyer at Wikborg Rein's London office and is part of the firm's Energy and Shipping Offshore practice.

She began her career with Wikborg Rein in the Singapore office in 2007 before moving to the London office in 2010. Tan specialises in project and asset finance, primarily for shipping and offshore clients. She is regularly instructed as lead counsel by both borrowers and lenders and has particular expertise in managing cross-jurisdictional transactions. These include a USD 690 million credit agreement with a Chinese bank for the financing of 10 container ships and a USD 200 million refinancing over 13 bulk carriers. Tan assists clients with closings, deliveries, sale and leasebacks, advice on construction contracts and financing, corporate due diligence, sale and purchase of vessels and ship registration. Tan is qualified to practice both English and Singapore law. She speaks English and Mandarin.

Work experience
2017- Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, London_NEWLINE_2012-2016 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, London_NEWLINE_2010 Associate, Wikborg Rein, London_NEWLINE_2007-2010 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Singapore_NEWLINE_2005-2007 Legal Associate, Drew & Napier LLC, Singapore_NEWLINE_2000-2000 Intern, Legal Department, Port of Singapore Authority, Singapore
2005 Postgraduate Practical Law Course, Singapore_NEWLINE_2005 LLB (Hons) National University of Singapore (2nd Upper)