Tan Kok Heng Leroy Solomon

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Tan Kok Heng Leroy Solomon, BBM, PBM

Founder/Sole Proprietor - Tan Leroy & Associates

LL. B. (Hons) 
Barrister-At-Law (Middle Temple) 
Notary Public & Commissioners For Oaths 

Mr. Leroy Solomon Tan is one of the Founding Partners of the firm. He has more than 18 years of post-qualification experience, gained from practicing in various law firms including the firm of Lee & Lee before leaving them to set up this firm. As a partner of M/s Phang and Co., he was actively involved in several of the firm’s collective sale and Enbloc projects.

He holds a Second Class Upper Division Honours Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. In that graduating year of 1995, he was, out of all graduates from Singapore, amongst the only two who obtained a Second Class Upper Division Honours. He is also qualified as an English Barrister and a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. He is also on the Rolls of the Advocates and Solicitors of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

He has a wide exposure in advocacy as well as advisory work, including but not limited to corporate and commercial litigations, civil litigations, trusts, probates, wills, family and matrimonial work, property and conveyancing.  His experience in litigation is vast and includes being in the team of lawyers acting for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his defamation suit against Mr. J B Jeyaratnam.  He had handled several high profile cases which were reported in the Straits Times and media and also litigated cases which were subsequently reported in the Singapore Law Reports, including Court of Appeal cases.

As a corporate litigation lawyer, his travels include visits to the United States of America, Switzerland, Amsterdam, China, India, Thailand, Hong Kong and Malaysia.  He is experienced in sale and acquisition of businesses / shares, mergers, option agreements, incorporation of companies, joint venture agreements, franchise agreements and guarantees.

Mr. Tan is an active grassroots leader and volunteer.  He heads the free legal clinic operating at the Pasir Ris – Punggol GRC.  He holds several key positions in various committees.  He was also a member of the Community Legal Clinic Committee under the Pro Bono Services Office of The Law Society of Singapore. He is currently the Chairman of Pasir Ris East Citizen’s Consultative Committee. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Pasir Ris – Punggol Town Council. He also sits in the North East Community Development Council as a Councillor and Vice-Chairman of its Partnership Committee. He was also the Branch Secretary of the Pasir Ris East PAP Branch and now holds the position of Vice-Chairman of the Branch. He was featured in the Straits Times for being the youngest Branch Secretary.  He was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM), and then the Public Service Star Medal (BBM) by the President of the Republic Of Singapore during Singapore’s National Day in year 2006 and 2015 respectively.

Mr. Tan speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien dialect and some Malay.

Mr. Tan is a Notary Public and is also a Commissioners for Oath.

Mr. Tan is also a mentor to and tutors the Practice Law Course students for the Singapore Institute of Legal Education.

Mr. Tan was also a tutor at the Nanyang Polytechnic.

Memberships

Law Society of Singapore

Law Awareness Committee

Member (1999 – 2000)

Other Memberships

Community Legal Clinic Committee

Pro Bono Services Office, The Law Society of Singapore

Member (2014 – 2015)

National Council on Problem Gambling, Ministry of Community Youth and Sports

Panel of Assessors (2008 – 2014)

Residents’ Committee Pasir Ris East Zone “11”

Associate Member (2007 – 2012)

Chairman (2003 – 2007)

Executive Member (2000 – 2003)

Pasir Ris Loyang Community Centre Management Committee

Secretary (2001 – 2003)

Pasir Ris East Citizen’s Consultative Committee

Chairman (2012 – present)

Vice Chairman (2009 – 2012)

Executive Member (2002 – 2008)

PAP Pasir Ris East Branch

Vice Chairman (2011- present)

Branch Secretary (2003 – 2011)

Branch Young PAP Chairman (2002 – 2003)

Executive Member (2000 – 2002)

North East CDC

Vice-Chairman – Partnership Committee (2014-Present)

Councillor (2011 – present)

Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council

Vice-Chairman – Finance Committee

Councillor (2004 – present)

Project S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Exco Member (2004-Present)

Working Committee Member (2004- Present)

PAP Policy Forum

Member (2004 – 2008)

PAP North East District Committee

Member (2004 – 2010)

General Elections GRC Standing Committee

Sub-Committee Coordinator (2004 – present)

Tan Leroy & Associates

+65 6429 0788

+65 8333 2255 (24 hours)

70B Tras Street Singapore 079009

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