Lawyer Profile

Nicholas Tan Choi Chuan - Partner - Shearn Delamore & Co

Tel: +603 2027 2816
Address: 7th Floor, Wisma
Hamzah-Kwong Hing
No.1, Leboh Ampang
50100 Kuala Lumpur,

Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysia, Corporate/M&A, Telecommunications, Media & Technology

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Nicholas’ practice focus is on take-overs, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and corporate and commercial transactions He has worked on transactions which straddled across industries specifically education, oil and gas, manufacturing, retail, telecommunication and property development.


He also engages in corporate advisory work including advising clients on matters concerning the rights and liabilities of directors and shareholders.


Professional Memberships


  • Malaysian Bar
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Corporate Law Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council
  • Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association
  • China Enterprises Association In Malaysia

Awards and Recognition


  • Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards (2018) – “Young Lawyer of the Year” finalist
  • IFLR 1000 (2018 – 2019) – “Rising Star” in M&A
  • The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2019) – “Recommended Lawyer” in Corporate/M&A
  • The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2019) – “Recommended Lawyer” in Projects and Energy
  • Client Choice Awards (2019) – Individual Winner for M&A for Malaysia Jurisdiction
  • Asia Business Law Journal (2019) – one of Malaysia’s top 100 lawyers



  • Contributed to World Bank, Doing Business 2019 – Protecting Minority Investors – Malaysia, 16th Edition, published by The World Bank Group
  • Chambers Global Practice Guide 2019 Malaysia Corporate M&A : Q&A [co-author]
  • Merits of shareholder activists in Malaysia: A legal perspective” [2019] 1 LNS(A)xli, by Current Law Journal