Corporate and Commercial

At a time of significant change in the legal industry, we are determined to continue being relevant as we have done since we were established in 1999. With a team of 30 lawyers and over 40 support staff, the firm has the resources and expertise to serve in all areas of the law.

Corporate & Commercial Practice

Advising established companies and fledgling enterprises; playing an integral part in projects and new ventures.

From SMEs to MNCs

Our expertise in corporate and commercial practice extends to advising established companies and fledgling enterprises, as well as in playing an integral part in projects and new ventures. Our lawyers regularly handle a comprehensive range of corporate and commercial matters across a wide spectrum of domestic and cross-border transactions.

Wide-Ranging Expertise and Experience

Our practice encompasses general corporate and regulatory matters, corporate reorganisations and restructuring, employment and industrial relations, safety, health and the environment, as well as all areas of law relevant to establishing and operating a business in Singapore. Our lawyers also have extensive experience in advising on, negotiating and drafting a wide range of commercial arrangements. These include agency and distribution, branding and marketing, collaboration, consultancy, international and local sales and other service arrangements.

TIC Business Advisory, Myanmar

In 2013, TIC set up a representative office in Myanmar and have supported clients looking to set up businesses or carry out investments in this emerging market.

TIC Corporate Advisory

Our corporate services wing, TIC Corporate Advisory, has assisted individual clients with the incorporation of their companies, advised on operational, licensing and human resource issues as well as plans for regional expansion.

Legal Advice

  • Corporate & Regulatory Matters
  • Corporate Reorganisations & Restructuring
  • Employment & Industrial Relations
  • Safety, Health & Environment Issues

Negotiating Service Agreements

  • Agency & Distribution
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Collaboration
  • Consultancy
  • International & Local Sales

We are pleased to offer the following array of services to clients seeking assistance in matters of corporate and commercial practice.

Corporate & Commercial Law

Advising established companies and fledgling enterprises; playing an integral part in projects and new ventures.

Wide ranging services

TIC regularly supports our corporate and individual clients in their business ventures by providing a full range of services for the growth and expansion of their business and operations both locally and across borders.

Advisories

Working closely with our corporate services wing, TIC Corporate Advisory, we have assisted individual clients with the incorporation of their companies, advised on operational, licensing and human resource issues as well as plans for regional expansion.

In 2013, TIC set up a representative office in Myanmar and have supported clients looking to set up businesses or carry out investments in this emerging market.

Areas of expertise

  • Company incorporation
  • Trust deed for incorporation of companies
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Partnerships (formation and dissolution)
  • Acquisitions and disposal of assets
  • Sale and purchase of corporate entities
  • Commercial agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Service and consultancy agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Franchising agreements
  • Building and construction contracts

Building & Construction Law

Time is money and disputes affect cash flow and the availability of operating capital.

Contracts/Disputes

We provide sound advice in relation to non-contentious construction law inclusive of contract drafting and technical advice. A thorough review of each project with the client during the drafting process.

The firm offers the option of robust litigation in relation to contentious matters. If required, our expertise extends to alternative dispute resolution, inclusive of mediation at the Singapore Mediation Centre, domestic arbitration and international arbitration.

Action Team

If necessary, our network of contacts with consultant firms allow us speedy access to professional technical advice in relation to structural, architectural works, and other disciplines. Materials, specifications, additions and alterations are frequent issues which arise in construction disputes.

We are aware that cash flow is the life blood of this industry. Time is money and disputes affect cash flow and the availability of operation capital. Another familiar issue is the threat of liquidated damages can adversely affect the profit and health of construction ventures.

As mentioned above, our professional networks provide a strong technical basis for litigation in areas such as defects and incomplete works. Disputes may arise between a developer and contractors over matters such as materials, specifications and completion times.

Beneficial Conclusion

Ultimately the goal is, whether through negotiation, arbitration or litigation to achieve a beneficial conclusion to construction disputes.

Insurance Law

Our primary task is to expedite the process and support clients in securing the maximum benefits.

We are a one-stop solution for all your insurance needs.

We act for 3 major insurers. We handle their motor insurance claims, personal injury claims, and workmen compensation claims.

We also give advice on professional indemnity, directors and officer insurance matters. We are highly experienced in helping both insurers and insured.

We do works for honest private workshops and seldom come in conflict with insurance companies. We rely on our own list of experts and investigators, and produce outstanding results for both individuals and corporate clients.

Workman’s compensation

We have won cases on in the area of workman’s compensation at the Appellant Court of Singapore, and saved our corporate clients lots of money.

Aviation industry

In the area of aviation law, we acted for individuals and aviation companies and managed to secure very good settlements.

Bond recovery

As far as bond recovery matters, we have acted and recovered close to $1 million for the largest bond insurers in Singapore at one time.

Representing the individual

As far as our individual experience, we have helped at least 10 individuals whose insurance companies were seeking recovery against these individuals for breach of policy condition. We managed to do appeals for these individuals and ensure that the insurers rescind repudiation, saving each of them thousands of dollars, which was supposed to come out of their own pocket.

Intellectual Property Law

Advising in all aspects of Intellectual Property Law in Singapore comprising of Trade Marks, Patents, Designs, Copyright and Domain name registration.

In Singapore and Internationally

Our IP team manages various trademark and patent portfolios of our clients. We also assist with the filing and prosecution of trademark applications both in Singapore and internationally. We also work closely with our associates in handling design and patent filings both locally and overseas and are able to assist with novelty and patentability searches.

Licensing and more

Our practice also extends to advising on transfers and assignments of intellectual property as well as licensing, distributorship and franchise arrangements.

Services

  • Managing trademark and patents
  • Filing trademark applications (Local & International)
  • Prosecuting trademark violations (Locally & Internationally)
  • Novelty and patentability searches
  • Transfers and assignments of IP
  • Licensing, distribution and franchise

Landlord - Tenant Law

Our clients include both corporations and individuals.

Contracts

The services offered include the preparation of contracts and the resolution of disputes.

Compensation

We also advise for rent control cases and compensation issues.

Individuals or Corporations

Our clients include individuals renting out an investment property and building management corporations in-charge of shopping malls or office blocks.

Maritime & Shipping Law

Critical legal support to vessel owners, shipbuilders and dockyards.

Critical Support

As a law firm based in one of the busiest ports in the world, shipping work is a natural part of our practice. From our office in Boat Quay, we provide critical legal support to vessel owners, shipbuilders and dockyards.

Contracts

​Our services include the preparation of contracts for the construction of vessels and legal documentation for insurance and ownership.

How may we help you?

With a responsive team of 30 lawyers, your case is safe in our hands.

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