Two associates also join the Singapore office
Global law firm Reed Smith has appointed Bryan Tan as a partner in its entertainment & media industry group in the Singapore office.
He joins from Pinsent Masons MPillay, (Pinsent Masons’ joint law venture in Singapore) where he led the technology, media and telecommunications practice. He was previously director of Keystone Law Corporation, a firm he founded in 2005.
“Reed Smith’s capability in this sector is second to none. I am thrilled to be joining the market leaders and look forward to supporting the growth of the firm’s offering in Asia,” said Tan.
With over 20 years’ experience, Tan has a broad practice focused on transactional, regulatory and legislative work. He is renowned for advising on TMT transactions across the Association of South East Asian Nations. Tan also has extensive experience advising on venture capital investments into fast-growing technology companies, crypto currency projects including funds, exchanges and international consortiums, as well as cyber security, data protection and digital trade facilitation matters.
His client base comprises a broad range of industries across the technology, media and telecommunications sector including video games, fin-tech, VC funds, healthcare, media, telecoms and technology.
Associates Nathanael Lim and Bernice Tian have also joined the firm from Pinsent Masons MPillay. Both lawyers are listed as ‘ones to watch’ by Chambers & Partners and ‘rising stars’ in The Legal 500.
“We could not be more delighted to welcome Bryan and his team into our firm,” said Gregor Pryor, co-chair of Reed Smith’s Entertainment and Media Industry Group. As one of the true leaders in his field, Bryan is already well known to many of our clients, and I have no doubt he will prove a real asset to them. We have a fantastic capability in the technology and media sector across the US, UK and Europe and have enjoyed strong growth. We are now looking to enhance our offering in Asia to better support our clients operating in the region.”
Reed Smith’s global entertainment & media industry group comprises over 100 specialist lawyers.