Meet the team
Allan started practice as a commercial and banking litigation lawyer in 1994 at one of Singapore’s premier firms. In 1999, he joined one of Singapore’s larger public companies as in-house counsel. He returned to private practice in 2001, and has since focused his practice on securities laws, corporate and commercial transactional and compliance work. Prior to joining Altum Law in 2020, Allan had his own practice. He was a partner at Virtus Law LLP (a formal alliance with Stephenson Harwood LLP) from 2013 to 2018. Prior to that, he was a partner at Colin Ng & Partners from 2005 to 2013.
Allan has wide-ranging experience, having advised companies in all stages of their development, from receiving angel investment, drafting and structuring their commercial and business agreements, advising on their initial public offerings to their post-listing corporate actions, such as share placements, rights issue, share buy-backs, acquisitions and disposals. He also regularly advises listed companies on their regulatory compliance, and assists them in structuring their transactions to ensure compliance.
Education and Qualifications
Allan was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1994 and is a Barrister-at-law of Gray’s Inn. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Buckingham and has an MA (in Comparative Business Laws) from the London-Guildhall University.
Other Positions Held
Allan is currently an independent director of CNMC Goldmine Holdings Limited (a gold mining company listed on Catalist of the SGX-ST) and Nico Steel Holdings Limited (a specialist provider of metallurgical solutions to the 5G mobile communications, aeronautics, consumer electronics, industrial and automotive sectors, listed on the mainboard of the SGX-ST). Allan has also been independent directors of companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.