Dawn Tan Ly-Ru

Founder, ADTLaw LLC, MD, Ashurst ADTLaw

DAWN TAN LY-RU is the founder of boutique commercial law firm ADTLaw LLC, which is in Formal Law Alliance with leading international law firm Ashurst LLP through Ashurst ADTLaw.

Dawn graduated with First Class Honours from the National University of Singapore Law School (ranked as Asia’s top university) and again achieved academic distinction at the Harvard Law School. Prior to ADTLaw, Dawn was a Partner in Singapore’s largest law firm, a Justices’ Law Clerk in the Chambers of the former Chief Justice, Mr Yong Pung How, an Assistant Registrar in the Supreme Court Registry and held teaching appointments at the NUS Law School and the Singapore Management University Law School. She was also with the Ministry of Trade and Industry on a programme to train Legal Service Officers for Administrative Service postings.

In addition to her practice, Dawn is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce. The SICC Board comprises a cross-section of the most influential business people in Singapore. She is also an active member of Women Corporate Directors.