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Welcome to Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

Specialists in Criminal and Commercial Disputes

Criminal Lawyers in Singapore

Our Singapore criminal lawyers are fearless and aggressive in the pursuit and criminal defence of its clients’ interests and rights.

Our criminal lawyers are known to position a case strategically so as to maximise the possibility of achieving a favourable settlement, while never shying away from an almighty battle in the Court when the case calls for it. We have expertise in criminal law defence at all levels of the Singapore Courts. We have also successfully obtained acquittals, reduction or withdrawal of criminal charges through robust representations, and defended clients accused of a wide range of criminal offences.

Here at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, we are experienced and committed criminal litigators who take your legal conflict by the horns and transform it into results.

Criminal Lawyers in Singapore

Our Singapore criminal lawyers are fearless and aggressive in the pursuit and criminal defence of its clients’ interests and rights.

Our criminal lawyers are known to position a case strategically so as to maximise the possibility of achieving a favourable settlement, while never shying away from an almighty battle in the Court when the case calls for it. We have expertise in criminal law defence at all levels of the Singapore Courts. We have also successfully obtained acquittals, reduction or withdrawal of criminal charges through robust representations, and defended clients accused of a wide range of criminal offences.

Here at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, we are experienced and committed criminal litigators who take your legal conflict by the horns and transform it into results.

Disputes lawyers in Singapore

Our team of commercial disputes lawyers represents clients across a broad spectrum of cross-border and domestic commercial disputes, and offer quality professional legal services. As commercial disputes lawyers with an accomplished criminal law practice in Singapore, the firm brings unique skills to the table, particularly in disputes involving head-on clashes of factual or expert evidence. Our Singapore Commercial Arbitration team is regularly instructed to act in high-stakes, high-value, complex, and multi-jurisdictional commercial arbitration disputes.

Our counsel also has considerable experience acting for professionals in various fields in disciplinary proceedings.

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Disputes lawyers in Singapore

Our team of commercial disputes lawyers represents clients across a broad spectrum of cross-border and domestic commercial disputes, and offer quality professional legal services. As commercial disputes lawyers with an accomplished criminal law practice in Singapore, the firm brings unique skills to the table, particularly in disputes involving head-on clashes of factual or expert evidence. Our Singapore Commercial Arbitration team is regularly instructed to act in high-stakes, high-value, complex, and multi-jurisdictional commercial arbitration disputes.

Our counsel also has considerable experience acting for professionals in various fields in disciplinary proceedings.

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recent cases & news

Evolving Legal Dispute Landscape in the Southeast-Asia

    Evolving Legal Dispute Landscape in the Southeast-Asia

    23 October 2020

    Syazana moderated a panel session on “Fine-Tuning Your Dispute Tactics: Strategies That Work”, discussing effective commercially sensible dispute resolution tactics especially in the wake of Covid-19.

    How Criminal Charges Are Downgraded – Explained

      How Criminal Charges Are Downgraded – Explained

      22 October 2020

      Suang was approached by CNA for his views on how someone can get charged with murder and end up with a conditional warning for a reduced charge.

      International Arbitration Lawyers as featured on ST Legal Series

        International Arbitration Lawyers as featured on ST Legal Series

        19 October 2020

        Syazana commented on the recent arbitration trends in the wake of Covid-19 and spoke about the rise in the number of expedited arbitration cases.

        Overview on Dispute Resolution in Singapore

          Overview on Dispute Resolution in Singapore

          15 October 2020

          An overview on dispute resolution landscape in Singapore – the partners, Suang Wijaya and Chooi Jing Yen shared their insights in ALB Oct Issue 2020.

          Eugene Thuraisingam LLP: Finalists for Asian Legal Business SE Asia...

            Eugene Thuraisingam LLP: Finalists for Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards...

            8 October 2020

            Syazana was quoted by Asian Legal Business on how Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has transformed and embraced technology in the time of COVID-19.

            COV-AID: Criminal Law and COVID-19 with Syazana

              COV-AID: Criminal Law and COVID-19 with Syazana

              30 September 2020

              Syazana was invited by the COV-AID team to share her perspectives on COVID-19’s impact on the practice of criminal law in Singapore.

              Eugene Thuraisingam LLP recognised as Benchmark’s leading boutique firm in...

                Eugene Thuraisingam LLP recognised as Benchmark’s leading boutique firm in APAC

                24 September 2020

                Singapore firm receives top accolade at the leading awards in the region for litigation and disputes 1. Asia Pacific Boutique Firm of the Year Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has been named Asia Pacific Boutique Firm of the Year at the prestigious Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific Awards 2020. The award celebrates the firm’s success in complex, high-value […]

                Suang spoke at Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Forum 2020

                  Suang spoke at Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Forum 2020

                  22 September 2020

                  ALB SE Asia Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Forum 2020 1. The Forum The ALB SE Asia Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Forum 2020 was held virtually on 16 September 2020 providing practical solutions for anti-corruption risks faced by companies during these trying times and discuss compliance enforcement updates within the Southeast Asia region. 2. The Programme […]

                  Asialaw Profiles 2021 – Dispute Resolution

                    Asialaw Profiles 2021 – Dispute Resolution

                    21 September 2020

                    Eugene Thuraisingam LLP recognised in Asialaw Profiles 2021 1. Introduction Asialaw Profiles is Asia’s most authoritative legal directories. In its 25th annual edition, Asialaw Profiles 2021 reports on the most important matters, transactions and disputes in the region and provides succinct and authoritative guide to the leading law firms and some of their key individuals. […]

                    Acquittal of Capital Charge After 9-Year Legal Saga

                      Acquittal of Capital Charge After 9-Year Legal Saga

                      18 September 2020

                      Ilechukwu Acquitted of His Capital Charge – Drug Trafficking 1. Background of Ilechukwu’s Capital Charge Eugene Thuraisingam LLP had acted for Ilechukwu Uchechukwu Chukwudi’s (“Ilechukwu”) since 2013 on a pro-bono basis under the Legal Assistance Scheme for Capital Offences. Ilechukwu’s criminal defence lawyers consisted of Eugene Thuraisingam, Suang Wijaya, Johannes Hadi from Eugene Thuraisingam LLP […]

                      ETLLP lawyer appointed by Ministry of Law to serve as...

                        ETLLP lawyer appointed by Ministry of Law to serve as an assessor...

                        14 September 2020

                        Appointment as Assessor 1. Suang Wijaya appointed as an Assessor Eugene Thuaisingam LLP is pleased to announce that our lawyer, Suang Wijaya, has been appointed by the Ministry of Law to serve as an assessor under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act (“Act”). Suang has been appointed by Minister for Law, Mr K Shanmugam, SC, to […]

                        Recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders in Singapore

                          Recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders in Singapore

                          7 September 2020

                          Insolvency Case Update: Paulus Tannos v Heince Tombak Simanjuntak and others [2020] SGCA 85 by Chooi Jing Yen In split decision, Singapore Court of Appeal refuses recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders for breach of natural justice Significant holdings:- a. The question of whether there has been a breach of natural justice in a foreign court […]

                          Criminal lawyers in Singapore as featured on the ST legal...

                            Criminal lawyers in Singapore as featured on the ST legal series

                            1 September 2020

                            Criminal law in Singapore 1. Prominent Criminal Lawyers in Singapore The Straits Times has published a series of  legal highlights. The most recent series showcased prominent criminal lawyers in Singapore. There were also articles on accused persons on remand, white-collar crime and three high-profile cases where the top court acquitted persons who were alleged to be […]

                            NUS Law Freshmen Orientation 2020

                              NUS Law Freshmen Orientation 2020

                              30 August 2020

                              A Platinum Sponsor for NUS Law Freshmen Orientation 2020 1. Platinum Sponsor We are delighted to be given the opportunity to be one of the four sponsoring law firms for the NUS Law Freshmen Orientation 2020. 2. A myriad of activities This year orientation spanned from June to August with a myriad of activities lined up […]

                              Leading Criminal Defence Lawyers and Law Firm in Singapore –...

                                Leading Criminal Defence Lawyers and Law Firm in Singapore – Doyle’s Guide...

                                21 August 2020

                                Doyle’s Guide Leading Criminal Defence Lawyers and Law Firms Rankings – Singapore 2020 Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is delighted to share that the firm has been listed in Doyle’s Guide 2020 as a Leading Criminal Law Firm in Singapore. Our partners, Eugene Thuraisingam and Suang Wijaya have also been named as Leading Criminal Defence Lawyers in Singapore. 1. Leading Singapore Criminal Law Firm […]

                                Ministry of Home Affairs to review legal policy framework for...

                                  Ministry of Home Affairs to review legal policy framework for certain criminal...

                                  23 July 2020

                                  Sharing his views on the sentences for the criminal offences committed, we look forward to hearing more about the MHA’s upcoming review.