Tan Chin Seng


Commercial & Corporate

T: +65 6539 1641
E: cstan@trc.com.sg


LLB (Hons) and LLM, University of London.

Barrister, Middle Temple.


English, Mandarin, Malay & Indonesian

Chin Seng has practised at Tan Rajah & Cheah since he was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1974.

Chin Seng practises corporate law, construction law, and advises joint ventures and cross-border contracts, intellectual property and research commercialisation agreements. He also advises on Probate and Trusts.

Professional Experience 

He has served as President on the Singapore Armed Forces Court Martials Board. He is currently a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths. Is currently a member on the Board of Governors of St Joseph’s Institution International and the Loke Cheng Kim Scholarship Foundation.

Notable Transactions:

  • Commercialisation of Invitro Fertilization from Research Laboratories of O&G Department NUS by Agreements between NUS and Private Sector hospitals

  • Commercial Utilisation of the Cray Supercomputer involving the Meteorological Department and Private Commercial Entities

  • Technology transfer from collaboration between A-Star and NUS Computer Division to Sembawang Corporation resulting in creation of the Pacific Net Server

  • Underwater Technology transfer from Engineering Entity to the Armed Forces

Appointments / Memberships 

  • The Law Society of Singapore

  • Singapore Academy of Law