Amelia Tan

Amelia Tan

Amelia is counsel in Carey Olsen’s litigation, insolvency and restructuring practice in Singapore. She has a broad range of experience in commercial litigation, with a focus on complex, multi-jurisdictional shareholder/director litigation, corporate disputes, fraud and asset tracing and cross-border insolvency and restructuring matters. Amelia also has significant experience in seeking urgent interlocutory relief for clients, including freezing orders and injunctions, and enforcement matters. She has represented clients in the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Privy Council, and has also been involved in many of the leading decisions in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court where she has successfully acted for clients in complex disputes involving novel issues of law. She regularly advises listed companies and financial institutions, high net worth individuals and insolvency practitioners in the region. Amelia has been listed as a Rising Star in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 Guide. She has also been named one of the five global finalists (and only recipient in Asia) of the IWIRC Rising Star Award in 2022 and is part of the International Insolvency Institute’s (III) highly prestigious and successful NextGen Leadership Program Class XII (2023). Clients speak highly of Amelia, describing her as an “outstanding individual within Carey Olsen” who is “technically solid, business savvy and always responsive”. Amelia is Co-Chair of the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), Singapore Network and one of the first offshore law practitioners to be approved as a member of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore (IPAS). She is also an active member of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL). Amelia is fluent in English and Mandarin.


Commercial Litigation and Cross-border Enforcement | 7mos

Chapter: Cayman Islands

The Commercial Litigation and Cross-border Enforcement Law Over Borders Comparative Guide provides a highly practical and up-to-date overview of the litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution landscape in some of the key international dispute resolution jurisdictions. Written by expe...