Philip Tan | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Philip Tan
Philip Tan

Philip Tan

Associate, Singapore

T +65 6347 1362



Philip Tan is a member of the Firm's International Arbitration practice in Asia, with experience in a range of complex contract and business disputes. Philip also plays an advisory role in various transactional matters.

Philip is also actively involved in pro bono work. In his most recent case, he assisted in the successful representation of an indigent criminal defendant in a criminal appeal before the New York Appellate Term – First Department. 

At Columbia Law School, Philip was named James Kent Scholar for two consecutive years. He also served as a part-time student intern to a federal district judge at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar


  • JD, Columbia Law School
  • LLB, Laws, London School of Economics and Political Science


  • English
  • Mandarin


Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors of an American oil and gas company, in connection with a Chapter 11 restructuring.

Represented a leading energy company in a purported consumer class action alleging deliveries of adulterated heating oil.