TAN Desmond

Desmond is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department. After graduating from the National University of Singapore, he joined Lee & Lee as a Pupil and was subsequently called to the Singapore Bar in 2002. He was made a Partner in 2009. He handles and practices a wide range of general litigation work with a greater emphasis on criminal briefs, private prosecutions and civil claims in tort. His recent work includes:

  • Acting and defending clients prosecuted by the State
  • Acting for clients in private prosecutions
  • Acting for and advising institutional clients including a leading transport operator and insurance company in handling and resolving their insurance and related disputes (including but not limited to non-injury, personal injury, industrial accident, work place injury, fire insurance, public liability, medical insurance, professional indemnity insurance, life insurance)
  • Acting for and advising lay clients in their claims for damages for property and/or personal injuries

Since 2008, Desmond has been sitting as a member on the Law Society’s Admissions Committee.