Teo Cher Hian
Cher Hian’s main areas of practice are conveyancing and corporate commercial work. He acts for banks and financial institutions and as a sub-specialization, Cher Hian advises on real estate development, policy and regulatory matters as well. Cher Hian also advises on general corporate commercial matters, including advising, negotiating and drafting investment agreements, shareholders’ agreements, commercial contracts, software licensing, marketing, distribution and development agreements, website development and maintenance agreements and leasing agreements and trademark and patent registrations.
Cher Hian graduated from the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore in 1993 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in April 1994. He obtained his Masters in Law from the same University in 1998.
Cher Hian spent the first 6 years of his career as a Legal Counsel and Military Prosecutor in the Ministry of Defence and as a Senior Assistant Registrar and Head, Compliance Control Department in the then Registry of Companies and Businesses (now known as the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore). On 1 October 1999, he joined the Corporate and China Desk Departments of Messrs Yeo-Leong & Peh as a Legal Assistant and was promoted to Director when that law firm converted into a law corporation in April 2002.
In November 2003, Mr Teo left legal practice to join the Singapore Land Authority (SLA). During his stint of more than 7 years there, he held various appointments, including Director, Land Operations (Private) Division and Director, Land Operations (Public) Division. He left the SLA to join Quantum Law Corporation in October 2010.