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Ming He Tan


Ming advises investment funds, financial institutions and large corporates on sustainability compliance and governance matters. 

These include, amongst others, disclosure and reporting requirements, financial and trade sanctions, anti-bribery and anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, environmental licensing and permitting, modern slavery and supply chain-related issues.

Prior to joining the firm’s Environment, Climate and Regulatory Law Group, Ming was seconded to the firm’s Business Acceptance Unit, where his work involved advising on the practical implementation of ABAC, AML and sanctions regulations in connection with client onboarding and regular screening. His work involved a particular focus on due diligence of entities incorporated, and individuals located or resident, in high-risk jurisdictions from an ABAC, AML and sanctions compliance perspective.


Pro bono

Advising a Ukrainian national, currently residing in the UK, on his application for an OFSI licence to access frozen funds

Advising the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping on the development of a Maritime Book & Claim system

Advising the Rocky Mountain Institute on various matters relating to the Sustainable STEEL Principles

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2023



Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2023


LPC LLM, BPP Law School, 2021 (Distinction)

MA (Hons) Law, University of Cambridge, 2020 (Double First Class Honours)


English, Chinese (Mandarin)
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.