Liang-Ying Tan is an associate attorney at Herbert Smith Freehills New York LLP specialising in international arbitration, transnational litigation and public international law. Prior to joining the firm, Liang-Ying clerked for Vice-President Bernardo Sepúlveda-Amor and Judges Abdul G. Koroma and Julia Sebutinde at the International Court of Justice and was an associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP.
She previously clerked for the Chief Justice and Judges of the Singapore Supreme Court, and has appellate and commercial litigation experience with a major law firm in Singapore. Liang-Ying has also taught Constitutional and Administrative Law as an adjunct tutor at the National University of Singapore.
Liang-Ying graduated with first-class honours from the National University of Singapore as the top student in the final year. She obtained an LLM from Harvard Law School in 2011 and was awarded the Laureate of the Academy prize of the Arbitration Academy in 2012. Liang-Ying is qualified to practice in New York and Singapore.