CMS Holborn Asia, the Singapore foreign law alliance (FLA) of CMS, has hired Daniel Tan as the head of its banking and finance practice. Tan was earlier a counsel at Clifford Chance.

Tan joins the firm a few weeks after CMS hired Babita Ambekar as a partner in Singapore. Ambekar was earlier a partner and head of the India practice at DWF.

Tan, who had been with Clifford Chance since 2006, advises on transactional and regulatory matters across multiple areas of finance, including leveraged and general syndicated finance, asset finance, trade finance and project finance.

Following his hire, CMS now has 11 partners in Singapore.


To contact the editorial team, please email

Related Articles

SG: CMS adds energy-focused M&A partner from Reed Smith

by Nimitt Dixit |

Anglo-German law firm CMS has added a ninth partner in Singapore, with energy and infrastructure-focused transactions attorney Gerald Licnachan joining from U.S. law firm Reed Smith.

CMS hires disputes partner from DLA Piper in Hong Kong

by Nimitt Dixit |

Anglo-German law firm CMS has expanded its dispute resolution practice in Hong Kong with the addition of partner Adrian Elms from DLA Piper.

Goodwin nabs CMS funds head for new SG office

by Mari Iwata |

U.S. law firm Goodwin Procter has hired private investment funds specialist Matthew Nortcliff as a partner in Singapore from CMS, where he headed the funds and indirect real assets practice.