Yi Li Tan promoted to partner at Christopher & Lee Ong

27 January 2021

Yi Li Tan promoted to partner at Christopher & Lee Ong

Yi Li Tan has been promoted to partner at Christopher & Lee Ong, the Rajah & Tann Asia member firm in Kuala Lumpur, effective January 1, 2021. Tan handles matters involving corporate law, TMT and the firm’s ethics and integrity practice. She recently practised as a foreign lawyer specializing in cross-border M&A transactions and private equity fund matters in Singapore before resuming her practice in Malaysia.

In the TMT space, she has advised on the joint venture of a leading European telecommunications company with a local player to provide mobile virtual network operator services; advised on the roll-out of telco-related services nationwide for a leading telco market player in Asia; and acted for a home-grown leading media and advertising firm in the divestment of a majority stake to Dentsu Aegis, Japan. She has also assisted a Japanese F&B conglomerate in investigating its Malaysian subsidiaries for accounting fraud.

In M&A transactions, she advises her clients in navigating red-tape and regulatory requirements in M&A transactions, and is regularly called upon to assist clients to comply with anti-bribery and anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, whistleblower’s protection, human rights, sustainability and fair labour rights laws.

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