Chris is a Senior Associate in the commercial team, practicing in general commercial and corporate law. Previously, Chris worked as an Associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice of an international law firm, advising domestic and international clients across various sectors, and on a broad range of commercial and corporate matters. Chris has experience with business acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, corporate reconstructions, foreign investment laws, and general corporate governance matters. For 2 years, Chris was seconded to a large Japanese conglomerate, based in Tokyo, where he was attached to, and advised their in-house legal department on various cross-border transactions. Chris is focused on drawing on this commercial experience to provide solutions which are tailored to meet his client’s needs.


Chris advises on:

  • Commercial transactions and general commercial contracting;

  • Business/share sale or purchase agreements;

  • Mergers & Acquisitions;

  • Compliance with director or corporate duties under the Corporations Act; and

  • General corporate governance matters.


Prior to becoming a lawyer, Chris acquired a degree in aeronautical engineering, and has an interest in all things mechanical.

Christopher Tan

Senior Associate


Ph: +61 400 871 991

Email: [email protected]


Corporate/Commercial law