Sharon Tan Suyin

Sharon Tan Suyin
Partner | Zaid Ibrahim & Co (a member of ZICO Law)

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.

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.

  • 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
2018

GCR’s Information Exchange Know-How – Malaysia

Stay updated on the latest perspectives on information exchange in Malaysia from Zaid […]
2018

Getting the Deal Through’s Dominance – Malaysia Chapter (2018 ed)

Get the Malaysian perspective and latest updates on dominance and market power from […]
2018

Getting the Deal Through – Vertical Agreements 2018

Get the Malaysian perspective on competition law and stay up to date with […]
2018

Impact of The EU General Data Protection Regulations on ASEAN Businesses

Higher standards, stricter laws and tougher sanctions. Sharon Suyin Tan, Partner of Zaid Ibrahim […]
  • English
  • Malay
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
Publications
2018

GCR’s Information Exchange Know-How – Malaysia

Stay updated on the latest perspectives on information exchange in Malaysia from Zaid […]
2018

Getting the Deal Through’s Dominance – Malaysia Chapter (2018 ed)

Get the Malaysian perspective and latest updates on dominance and market power from […]
2018

Getting the Deal Through – Vertical Agreements 2018

Get the Malaysian perspective on competition law and stay up to date with […]
2018

Impact of The EU General Data Protection Regulations on ASEAN Businesses

Higher standards, stricter laws and tougher sanctions. Sharon Suyin Tan, Partner of Zaid Ibrahim […]
Languages
  • English
  • Malay