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Sharon Tan Suyin

Level 19 Menara Milenium
Jalan Damanlela
Pusat Bandar Damansara
50490 Kuala Lumpur

Tel : +60 (3) 2087 9999 / +60 (3) 2087 9849
Fax : +603 2094 4666 Email : sharon.suyin.tan@zicolaw.com

Designation

Partner, Kuala Lumpur

Type of Services

Legal Services

Practice Areas

Communications, Media & Technology
Competition
Corporate Commercial

Qualifications

  • Advocate and solicitors of the High Court of Malaya
  • Barrister at Law, Lincoln’s Inn, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from King’s College London, United Kingdom
  • Post Graduate Diploma in EU Competition Law, King’s College London (Distinction)
  • ACCA Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance

Experience

Sharon advises on a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial matters, with industry expertise in the technology, communications and multimedia sector.  Sharon also advises on regulatory compliance and operational arrangements in the sector including on outsourcing, and on corporate transactions in the industry such as acquisitions and joint ventures. To complement her communications practice, Sharon also advises on electronic commerce transactions, payment systems and general corporate and commercial law, including personal data protection under the Personal Data Protection Act 2010.

Sharon advised the Government on the drafting of the Competition Act 2010 and the Competition Commission Act 2010. Sharon advises extensively on compliance with the Competition Act in Malaysia, and her recent post-graduate studies on EU competition law has given her a good understanding of the application of EU law in Europe. She advises both international and domestic clients on transactional as well as operational commercial compliance.

Sharon is also experienced in advising multinational corporations and local companies on regulatory compliance and commercial operational arrangements in various sectors, including fast-moving consumer goods, banking and financial services and oil & gas and outsourcing. In addition, Sharon is also actively involved in advising clients in franchising.

Career

Sharon was admitted to practice in Malaysia in 1997, when she commenced practice with the firm. She is now a partner in the Corporate Commercial Practice and leads two practices: the Technology, Communications and Multimedia Practice and the Competition Practice.

Languages

Bahasa Malaysia (Malay)
English