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-based Lawyer Tan Woon Hum Surveys Key Trends in Estate & Legacy Structuring in the UAE Is the UAE evolving well to encourage more wealthy clients to conduct their wealth and legacy planning in the region? What are the multi jurisdiction solutions favoured today? What role should the younger generations play in this type of planning? Is the proposed corporate tax likely to help or hind....

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