EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
LL.B (Hons) (Singapore); LL.M (London); Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore; Solicitor, England & Wales; Solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia; Commissioner for Oaths; Notary Public; FSIArb (Singapore); FCIArb (UK); FSID; Arbitrator (CIETAC)
Tan Chong Huat is a Director of RHT Compliance Solutions. He is also the Managing Partner and one of the founding members of RHT Law Taylor Wessing. He is currently the Head of the Firm’s Banking and Finance Practice. He also serves as a member of the International Management Board of Taylor Wessing.
Chong Huat has extensive experience in corporate, banking and project finance law in Singapore and the region, and acted in numerous significant corporate transactions. He has been named a leading practitioner in many reputable professional publications, with a recent recognition by IFLR1000 as a “Leading Lawyer” and by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a “Leading Individual” for Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Despite his active practice and management duties, Chong Huat continues to serve as an adjunct faculty and lecture on a regular basis. He was Associate Professor at the Law Faculty, National University of Singapore (AY 2007- 2013), Business School, National University of Singapore (AY 2008/2009) and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University (AY 2008-2012). Besides authoring two leading literature on PRC Investment laws, he has co-authored a title on Corporate Governance of Listed Companies in Singapore and is a co-editor for a new title on Corporate Governance: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
A Fellow with the Singapore Institute of Directors, Chong Huat sits on the boards as an independent director of Ascendas Hospitality Fund Management Pte Ltd, Ascendas Hospitality Trust Management Pte Ltd, SIIC Environment Holdings Ltd and as a non-executive chairman of Ramba Energy Limited.
The Financial Planning Association of Singapore has also recently conferred on Chong Huat an honorary membership.
Chong Huat is also active in public service and charity work. He is currently a board member of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore, a council member of the Football Association of Singapore and the Singapore Road Safety Council. He also sits as a Lay Person on the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants’ Investigation and Disciplinary Panel. He was until recently a council member of the Corporate Governance Council set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.