The heavy artillery in our intellectual arsenal, Darius has an unusually keen interest in the law and doubles up as our resident academic, proving that one can definitely punch above one's weight - and win.
Darius Tay
Director


LL.B (Magna Cum Laude), B.C.L
Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore


A rising star in the Singapore corporate restructuring and insolvency scene, Darius handles both contentious and non-contentious aspects of the practice both domestic and international. He works closely with local and international counsel.

Darius holds a B.C.L. from the University of Oxford where he studied on a Singapore Management University School of Law postgraduate scholarship after completing his LL.B degree. While at Oxford, Darius and his teammate were crowned champions out of 24 students in the Oxford University inaugural JustCite Procedural Justice Mooting Shield Competition.




Contact Information
DID: (65) 6521 6747
FAX: (65) 6622 5920
EML: darius.tay@blackoak-llc.com
Outside of private practice, Darius is an adjunct faculty member at the Singapore Management University, where he teaches Company Law and Equity and Trusts. Darius was appointed to the Singapore Supreme Court’s Young Amicus Curiae Scheme for the year 2014-2015 and was involved in the only reported Singapore judgment on the issue of testamentary capacity regarding the disposal of one’s Central Provident Fund, Singapore’s national retirement savings plan.

He was also part of the Insolvency Practitioner Association of Singapore working committee on their amicus brief in Kao Chai Chau Linda v Fong Wai Lyn Carolyn and others [2016] 1 SLR 21 regarding insolvency practitioners’ remuneration.
Appointments
  • Young Amicus Curae, 2014-2015
  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Law, Singapore Management University
Honors / Awards
  • Champion, Justcite Procedural Justice Moot, University of Oxford, 2014
  • SMU School of Law Post Graduate Scholarship, Singapore Management University, 2013
  • Rajah and Tann Prize for Top Student in Insolvency Law, Singapore Management University, 2011
  • Wilmar Scholarship, Singapore Management University, 2009
  • SMU School of Law Scholarship, Singapore Management University, 2008