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Lauren Tang

T: +65 6835 8664 Email Lauren | Vcard Office: Singapore

Lauren Tang Partner

Contact details

Lauren Tang

Lauren Tang

T: +65 6835 8664 Email Lauren | Vcard Office: Singapore

Lauren is a​ partner at Virtus Law*. ​She is an experienced commercial litigator with a focus on insolvency. In the recent years, she has represented offshore service providers against companies in judicial management as well as in Chapter 11 bankruptcy; represented an energy and commodities company against a company in liquidation; acted for freight forwarders, one of which was, as lead counsel, against a Singapore High Court claim of breach of duty of care in the performance of freight forwarding services; and acted for a Singapore public listed company in a complicated vessel-related dispute.
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Lauren has appeared at all levels of the Singapore courts, including the Court of Appeal and also has been involved in SIAC/ HKIAC / LMAA arbitrations.

​She is a member of the Singapore Law Society and was appointed in 2017 as Secretary to the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (Singapore).

*Virtus Law LLP (T13LL0339K) and Stephenson Harwood LLP (T13LL0821C) are registered as a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore under the name Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance. Both firms are registered in Singapore under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) with limited liability. The term "partner" is used to refer to a member in one of the constituent law firms.

  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Marine and international trade
  • Commercial litigation

EMAS Group

Acting for and advising creditors against EMAS-AMC Pte Ltd (part of the EMAS Chiyoda Subsea Limited group undergoing restructuring under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code) regarding a stay order granted in Singapore and also acting for creditors against EMAS-AMC AS.


Acting for creditors against a well-known offshore construction and support services provider undergoing judicial management in Singapore.

MF Global

Acting for the liquidators in the liquidation of a financial brokerage (Singapore office) resulting from the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy by its ultimate parent company in the United States.

Lehman Brothers

Acting for an established financial institution against customer claims concerning structured products, following the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy by its ultimate parent company in the United States. 

More: Restructuring and insolvency

Ship managers

Advising ship manager in reaching a settlement with ship owners in respect of disputes involving a South Africa vessel arrest.


Advising charterer on various claims made by cargo interests and ship owners in a matter involving lost cargo at sea.

Freight forwarders

Acting for a freight forwarder in a claim for services provided to a customer.

More: Marine and international trade

Financial institutions

Acting for financial institutions against claims of misrepresentations and failure in performing statutory obligations. Also acting for liquidators of an established financial brokerage in Singapore.


Obtaining an injunction restraining the ship owner/beneficiary from calling on a bank guarantee.

Freight forwarders

Defending against a claim by an introducer for alleged commission.

More: Commercial litigation

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