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Peter Tan

Senior Tax Advisor

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Barrister, Middle Temple, London
Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax)

T +65 6232 0357

Peter is a Senior Tax Advisor of Rajah & Tann Singapore’s leading Tax Practice Group.

Peter is a leading tax practitioner with nearly 40 years' experience, covering areas such as Mergers & Acquisitions, business restructuring, corporate restructuring, intellectual property, licensing and franchises, tax incentives, tax and transfer pricing consulting and audit defence, for clients from a wide range of industries such as medical devices, pharmaceutical, hospitality, logistics, shipping, sports apparels and commodity trading companies.

Peter has been named a leading individual tax adviser by the International Tax Review for multiple years and a leading adviser in tax controversy. He has appeared in several media interviews on taxation matters in Singapore and participated in several round-table discussions with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore and the Economic Development Board of Singapore on both taxation, OECD and transfer pricing issues.

He has received endorsements from clients and fellow professionals alike in International Tax, Restructuring, Tax Laws, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Joint Ventures, Tax Advisory, Business Transformation and Licensing.


Peter has built and led business services. At a Big 4 accounting firm in Singapore where he was a senior tax partner, he headed the Financial Services group, the Executive Tax Services group and the Tax Advisory group at different times. Thereafter, he joined an international law firm in Singapore as a Senior Tax Consultant where he started the Transfer Pricing regional practice group covering Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.   

Additionally, Peter has provided tailored training and workshops for clients on both tax and transfer pricing topics. Apart from corporate work, Peter has also guided clients in succession planning and the setting up of trusts for asset protection.

Over the years, Peter has delivered several presentations on taxation and transfer pricing at seminars and conventions in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong, Australia and China. He has also provided strategic advice and guidance to many multinational business groups from the USA, Europe, and Asia including Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Peter was also a global lead tax partner for a major international shipping enterprise and a regional lead tax partner for MNCs.

  • Singapore Associate Member, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators