Top Employment Lawyers In Singapore

The employment law team at Farallon Law has extensive experience with providing legal expertise to companies and individuals regarding employment law matters. If you’re looking for comprehensive customized legal representation, contact our team about your employment law matter today.

  • Technical experts with a commercial focus
  • Proven international track record
  • Competitive and capped legal fees

Need A Reliable Employment Lawyer in Singapore?

In Singapore, the relationship between the employer and employee is largely governed by the contract of employment agreed between them. The contracting parties are generally free to contract as they choose, however, the terms of the employment contract must not be less favorable than what is prescribed in the Employment Act.

Based in Singapore, we understand the local employment laws and regulations thoroughly, ensuring you get the representation you deserve. Our lawyers are recognized for their tactical approach, steadfast commitment, and their ability to deliver results in complex employment-related disputes. Whether you’re an employee seeking justice or an employer needing assistance with compliance, our Singapore-based employment lawyers provide tailored legal solutions to protect your rights and interests in the workplace.

Secure your workplace rights with our experienced employment lawyers in Singapore. Specializing in all facets of employment law, our legal team offers comprehensive services covering contract review, dispute resolution, wrongful termination, and workplace discrimination, among others.

Best in Singapore

End-To-End Advisory in All Aspects of Employment Law

Navigating Singapore’s evolving employment landscape is challenging for both corporates and individuals. Our Employment team acts for both corporates and C-suite executives and has extensive commercial experience in advising on the full spectrum of employment law related matters.

For our corporate clients:

We recognised the need to balance between legal complexities and practical solutions. Our employment team is committed to providing quality, commercially wise counsel in a wide range of issues including the drafting of corporate employment policies, employee compensation and benefits such as Employee Share Option Schemes (ESOS) and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP), management of restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and redundancy situations, data privacy, and corporate governance.

For C-suite clients:

Our C-suite clients trust us in representing them in employment disputes such as wrongful dismissal and termination. We also support them in non-contentious matters such as negotiating their contracts and advising them on their rights and obligations relating to restrictive covenants including non-compete/non-solicitation and restraint of trade clauses.

Navigating Singapore’s evolving employment landscape is challenging for both corporates and individuals. Our employment team acts for both corporates and C-suite executives and has extensive commercial experience in advising on the full spectrum of employment law related matters.

Don’t Leave Things To Chance When It Comes To Your Employment Matters

We know that employment law is never confined to itself. Our team will be able to advise you on your rights and what steps to take in your exact situation.


Speak to a qualified employment lawyer in Singapore regarding your matter today.

  • Contractual disputes
  • Wrongful Dismissal Claims
  • Termination Issues
  • Investigations Disputes
  • Employee Misconduct Claims
  • Whistle-blowing Cases

Our expertise includes:

We know that employment law is never confined to itself. As the leading law firm in Singapore, we represent the following:

Employee Related Matters

Wrongful Termination
Workplace Discrimination
Salary Related Matters
Employee Share Option Schemes
Employment Contract Disputes
“Garden Leave” Matters
Workplace Bullying & Harassment

Employer Related Matters

General Employment Matters
Employment Contracts (Disputes, Drafting, Breach)
Drafting Of Confidentiality Agreements
Non Disclosure Agreements
Employer Rights
Retrenchment Packages
Restrictive Covenants (Enforcement, Drafting)
Breaking Non-Compete Clauses

Nicolas Tang

Bar Admissions

Singapore (2002)   |   England and Wales (2006)   |   New York (2009)   |   Hong Kong (2009)

Nicolas is a Panel Arbitrator at the Thailand Arbitration Centre (THAC) and a Reserve Panel Arbitrator at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). In the mediation arena, he is an Accredited Mediator at the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI), the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) and a Mediation Advocate at the International Mediation Institute (IMI) in Netherlands.

Having received his pupillage training from Davinder Singh SC in 2001, he commenced practice in 2002 in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team of Drew & Napier and has since practiced at international law firms Allen & Overy (Singapore office), Sidley Austin (Hong Kong office) and Baker McKenzie (Singapore and Indonesia offices).

His main areas of practice are international arbitration, civil litigation, mediation, employment law, criminal law, defamation, mergers and acquisitions and corporate and compliance.

He has extensive experience as in-house counsel in supply chain management, employee disputes, subcontractor issues and compliance work arises from serving at US MC Flex where he was responsible for contractual, compliance and litigation matters at all Singapore, Indonesian and Malaysian sites.

Throughout his career, he has advised on multi-jurisdictional disputes and corporate transactions involving clients and adverse parties from Australia, Bahrain, Bali, Bangladesh, Beijing, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Dubai, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Guangzhou, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jakarta, Japan, Kuwait, Las Vegas, Lebanon, London, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Papa New Guinea, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Surabaya, Taiwan ROC, Thailand, Tokyo, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam.

Professional Qualifications
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2020)
  • Mediation Advocate, International Mediation Institute (2020)
  • Level 1 Accredited Mediator, Singapore International Mediation Institute (2020)
  • Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, University of New South Wales (CiArb) (2019)
  • Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Modules 1 and 2), Singapore Mediation Centre (2018)
  • Diploma in Singapore Law, National University of Singapore (2001)
  • LL.B. (Hons, 2:1), University of Nottingham (2000)

Our Locations

Reach out to us, and our team of lawyers will try our best to assist you in any way we can.


160 Robinson Road, #22-07
SBF Center, Singapore 068914

Tel: +65 6690 2990

Fax: +65 6722 8600


127 Ratchadamri Road, Lumpini, Unit A, Level 26, Gaysorn Tower, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

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