Tan Jeh Yaw

Tan Jeh Yaw


Jeh Yaw is a member of the Honourable Society of Inner Temple and was called to the Bar in England and Wales. He has worked in both the public and private sectors, including as a Deputy Public Prosecutor / State Counsel with the Attorney-General’s Chambers, government ministries, statutory boards and corporate counsel in the private organisations.

As corporate counsel, Jeh Yaw has oversight of legal issues traversing general corporate, industry regulations and day-to-day operations. These included advising, negotiating and drafting documentation related to finance, investment joint venture, intellectual property, real estate, as well as diverse supplies and services contracts. Participation in transactions was end-to-end, requiring constant contact with management and collaboration from day one with colleagues from commercial, technical, investment, finance, audit and corporate communications.

Qualifications and Admissions

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), National University of Singapore
  • B (Hons), University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Barrister-at-law (Inner Temple), England and Wales
  • Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore


  • Member of the Law Society of Singapore
  • Member of the Singapore Academy of Law

Volunteer Lawyer

  • Volunteer lawyer with the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme
  • Volunteer lawyer with the Legal Assistance for Capital Offences
  • Volunteer lawyer with the Legal Aid Bureau