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  1. Innovation
    1. Davos: winning trust in a digitalised, connected world
    2. Using technology to serve our clients
    3. Finding the balance: human touch versus high tech
    4. Connected Future: a global infrastructure report
    5. ShopBack seals latest major fundraising in Singapore
    6. FinTech reshapes financial services as sector booms
    7. WeWork: pioneering a new way of office working
  2. Anticipation
    1. E-Procurement sets new commercial tone for EU contractors
    2. Coty picks CMS as global adviser following beauty parade
    3. Portuguese renewable energy sector heats up with EUR 600m Novenergia sale
    4. Tristan completes EPISO 5 fund raise amidst political turbulence
    5. New challenges in a changing world
  3. Supporting Growth
    1. Liberty sells European assets to Vodafone in EUR 18.4bn mega-deal
    2. Cinven acquires PPF as European pet food market flourishes
    3. Advance takes centre stage with theatre group acquisition
    4. Advent seals EUR 1.9bn Zentiva deal as healthcare booms
  4. Managing Risk
    1. Climate change liability – new litigation risks
    2. Protecting trade marks across Europe
    3. Markel takes Hippo to task in complex insurance arrears dispute
    4. New lab services agreements for Honeywell following Homes spin-off
    5. Creating a tax-effective structure for a private equity investment
  5. Inside CMS
    1. From China to Chile: cultural differences and the ties that bind
    2. CMS breaks ground with first global tech start up programme, equIP
    3. Facing the future
  6. CSR and Diversity & Inclusion
    1. Helping to achieve a better world
  7. Interviews
    1. Interview with Olga Belyakova
    2. Interview with Jeremy Tan
    3. Interview with Laura Houet
    4. Interview with Ramón Huapaya
    5. Interview with Daniela Murer
    6. Interview with Christopher Jordan
    7. Interview with Herman Boersen
    8. Interview with Sibylle Schnyder
    9. Interview with Clemens Grossmayer
    10. Interview with Robert Stephen
    11. Interview with Mary Allan
    12. Interview with Matias Somarriva
    13. Interview with Denis Redon
    14. Interview with Joaquim Sherman de Macedo
    15. Interview with Eleanor Lane
    16. Interview with Niklas Zaugg
    17. Interview with Joachim Kaetzler
    18. Interview with Andreas Otto

Interview with Jeremy Tan

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What will the law firm of the future look like? 

The law firm of the future will look more like a technology company, offering clients a platform for legal advice and more.

What has been your most memorable moment as a lawyer?

Completing a project for a greenfield telecoms network roll out in Myanmar, which made the internet accessible  to the broader population. Seeing how the internet and greater connectivity has improved the lives of people in Myanmar is probably as fulfilling as it gets for a TMC lawyer. It was very much a once-in-a-lifetime experience as there are few countries without access to the internet. 

If you weren’t a lawyer, how would you earn your living? 

I love good food (a little too much) and cooking. So, I would earn my living as a chef running a small, intimate restaurant.