Raj Joshua Thomas
Raj Joshua Thomas is a Partner in Tang Thomas LLC’s Dispute Resolution and Regulatory practices. He is a trusted and experienced advisor to businesses and high net worth individuals on all matters related to commercial litigation and navigating Singapore’s regulatory landscape.
Joshua has acted for claimants and defendants in complex litigation in the courts and in arbitral proceedings. His clients include multi-national corporations, companies listed on the Singapore and foreign bourses, charitable organisations and high-net worth individuals. Joshua also represents clients on criminal matters, including white collar crime.
In his regulatory practice, Joshua advises corporations on a wide range of matters, including employment, privacy and data protection, licensing requirements and insurance. He has assisted companies in dealing with sensitive issues such as the wearing of the tudung (or hijab) at workplaces and corruption investigations.
Joshua’s practice and advice is distinctive in that he proposes solutions that are holistic: taking into account commercial realities and considerations, combined with the legal perspective. His approach is a result of his unique and diverse past work experience: having served as the President of a trade association, the CEO of a security firm that he successfully grew to a regional corporation, and a foreign service officer in the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He started his legal career and previously practiced at Allen & Gledhill LLP, one of Singapore’s largest law firms.
Joshua was appointed a Nominated Member of the Singapore Parliament in January 2021. He also sits on a number of government committees and corporate boards.
He has double Honours degrees in Law and Political Science from the National University of Singapore and is called to the Singapore Bar.
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Singapore Bar (2013)
LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (2012)
BSocSci (Hons) (Political Science), National University of Singapore (2004)