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SINGAPORE DIVORCE LAWYER DOROTHY TAN NOMINATED FOR “WOMAN LAWYER OF THE YEAR” IN ALB SE ASIA LAW AWARDS

PKWA Divorce Lawyer Ms Dorothy Tan has been recognised as a Top Woman Lawyer in Singapore by leading independent legal publication Asian Legal Business.

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Dorothy Tan - PKWA Family lawyer

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April 2018

Singapore Divorce Lawyer Dorothy Tan nominated for Top Woman Lawyer Award

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PKWA Law Divorce Lawyer Ms Dorothy Tan has been recognised as a Top Woman Lawyer in Singapore by leading independent legal publication Asian Legal Business.

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Dorothy Tan was shortlisted for “Woman Lawyer of the Year” and the female legal heads from organisations and firms in SE Asia such as OCBC, Morgan Lewis Stamford, TSMP Law and Freshfields.

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Dorothy is the only family and divorce lawyer on the list.

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Dorothy was selected based on professional accomplishments (in terms of the breadth, complexity, innovativeness and impact or significance), innovation, development and social contribution.

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The judges’ panel comprises at least 30 reputable members from the legal academe, in-house teams, law firms, legal associations, and non-profit organisations in the region.  The winner will be announced at a gala dinner on 10 May at Mandarin Oriental Singapore.

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The Asian Legal Business, owned by Thomson Reuters, is a monthly publication covering developments in the legal industry within the Asia Pacific. It has more than 11,000 subscribers in the region. The annual SE Asia Law Awards pay tribute to the outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams that have significantly contributed to the evolving legal landscape of the region. This year, candidates were shortlisted after rigorous assessment by an independent panel of approximately 30 senior and expert legal industry leaders.

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ABOUT DOROTHY TAN

Dorothy Tan - Divorce Lawyer in Singapore

Dorothy Tan is an Associate Director in the Family Law Department in PKWA Law, one of the leading Family Law Firms in Singapore.

Dorothy Tan is one of the youngest lawyers in Singapore to be selected as a finalist for the prestigious South East Asia Young Lawyer of the Year Award by Asian Legal Business.

Dorothy is also one of the youngest lawyers in Singapore to be selected for Asia’s “40 under 40 lawyers” list published by ALB in 2017. The coveted list showcases the top 40 outstanding lawyers in Asia under the age of 40, based on their deals and disputes handled, as well as accolades from peers and clients.

At the age of 25, Dorothy was selected by a client to help him overturn a decision on the division of very substantial matrimonial assets.  Dorothy led a team of PKWA family lawyers to argue at the Court of Appeal and won, making her one of the youngest lawyers successfully argue a case at the Court of Appeal.  That case is now a landmark decision.

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Dorothy Tan’s profile 

Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2018

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