Tan Spring

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Withers KhattarWong LLP is a Singapore law practice, affiliated with Withers LLP.

Spring is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team.

She is experienced in commercial litigation, international arbitration, adjudication, mediation, involving all areas of commercial laws, corporate, employment, insurance, property, with special focus on building and construction industry, expanding into the energy market.

She acts for and advises developers, investors, insurers, main contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, management corporations of strata titles, subsidiary proprietors, and owners and suppliers, etc. in disputes involving construction contracts, employers and employees of MNCs, SMEs, private individuals, etc. Apart from contentious work, Spring is also experienced in non-contentious building and construction matters. She provides opinions and reviews contracts pre-tender, post tender and project administration for developers, consultants, main contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers.

Secretary Farid Nasir


We use Spring and her team to guide us on projects of all sizes, and particularly to identify in advance where problems could arise. Their advice is always commercial and considers the eventualities so that we understand the risk profile of each project.  

Rick Canale - Unifor

Our first choice law firm! Practical and sound advice from Spring, who is a top-notch and experienced construction lawyer. The firm’s knowledge in this area has been evident in their advice to us throughout the project, from contract negotiations, dealing with project issues until project completion, with all forms of dispute resolution.

David Yang - YAK

Track record





ICC Arbitration relating to disputes between shareholders of BVI companies involved in hydro-power plant project in the Philippines.

Arbitration under UNCITRAL rules relating to disputes between shareholders of Philippine and BVI companies involved in hydro-power plant project in the Philippines.

Arbitration under SIA Rules relating to disputes arising from the redevelopment of a recreational club in Singapore.

Singapore, 2000

‘The Law of Credit and Security’ updated Chapter 11, Singapore Law Commentaries of Singapore Commercial Laws

Member, Singapore Academy of Law

Member, Law Society of Singapore

Member, Society of Construction Law (Singapore).

Member, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators

Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

‘Delay, Disruption, Disputes and the Latest Developments in Construction Contracts’, Masterclass, Hill International and CIOB

‘Regional Employment Law Asia’, Masterclass, Crown Leadership International Group

‘Commercial Contract’, Masterclass, LegalNet AsiaSpeaker workshop



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