Welcome to Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

Specialists in Criminal and Commercial Disputes

Criminal Lawyers Singapore

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

Our Singapore criminal lawyers are fearless and aggressive in the pursuit and criminal defence of our clients’ interests and rights. Our criminal defence 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 offers 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 Corporate and Commercial practice focuses on early stage companies, private mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and handling a comprehensive range of corporate and commercial cross-border matters. Our counsel also have considerable experience acting for professionals 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 offers 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 Corporate and Commercial practice focuses on early stage companies, private mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and handling a comprehensive range of corporate and commercial cross-border matters. Our counsel also have considerable experience acting for professionals in disciplinary proceedings.

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recent cases & news

My Thoughts and Perspectives on Criminal Law Practice

My Thoughts and Perspectives on Criminal Law Practice

2 August 2021

My Thoughts and Perspectives on Criminal Law Practice by Suang Wijaya* Introduction This issue of the Law Gazette features the practice of community law. In that light, I have been asked to share my experiences on criminal law practice. This made me think about the questions I am often asked, about the defence advocate’s role in the […]

The 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements: Boon...

The 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements: Boon or Bane?

12 July 2021

This article shares the summary of the key features of the Hague Convention which was previously published in a prominent international arbitration publication.

Pro Bono Conference II

Pro Bono Conference II

29 June 2021

This article shares the event where Eugene was invited to deliver his opening address ALSA Around the World Pro Bono Conference II.

The Law on Importation & Wilful Blindness – Accused Acquitted...

The Law on Importation & Wilful Blindness – Accused Acquitted of Capital...

2021

Public Prosecutor v Muhammad Shafiq Bin Shariff [2021] SGHC 150 1. Introduction On 22 June 2021, the team at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP (comprising Eugene Thuraisingam, and Genghis Koh), as well as our former Partner Syazana Yahya, successfully secured an acquittal for Muhammad Shafiq Bin Shariff (“Shafiq”) of a capital drug trafficking charge, heard before Justice […]

How to Excel in the Second Chair

How to Excel in the Second Chair

21 June 2021

In this article, Johannes shares some useful tips, including knowing and preparing your first chair, and what to do at the hearing, for young advocates.

Pink Dot 2021

Pink Dot 2021

16 June 2021

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is proud to be a returning Fuchsia sponsor for this year’s Pink Dot, which took place on 12 June 2021 1. Championing diversity and inclusion in society and the legal profession Suang Wijaya said: At Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, we celebrate diversity and embrace equality at the workplace. We affirm that the freedom […]

Of Scams and Harassment in Singapore – Using social media...

Of Scams and Harassment in Singapore – Using social media responsibly

9 June 2021

This article shares Suang’s views on scams and harassment in Singapore and how we can use social media responsibly.

Plying for hire: When does a private hire car driver...

Plying for hire: When does a private hire car driver cross the...

7 June 2021

This article shares that harsher penalties for driving offences, including drink driving, careless or reckless driving, was introduced in 2019 amended Road Traffic Act.

Jing Yen spoke at Business Development Day 2021 on Digital...

Jing Yen spoke at Business Development Day 2021 on Digital Marketing

1 June 2021

Jing Yen was invited to join the esteemed panellists to share on Digital Marketing for the legal industry in Singapore with close to 800 participants.

Expedited Procedure Under the SIAC Rules for Conducting Arbitration in...

Expedited Procedure Under the SIAC Rules for Conducting Arbitration in Singapore

24 May 2021

This article shares some key pointers on “Expedited Procedure Under the SIAC Rules for Conducting Arbitration in Singapore”.

ETLLP recognised by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021

ETLLP recognised by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021

10 May 2021

The firm is recognised for Commercial and Transactions, White Collar Crime and Internal Arbitration (Domestic firms) by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021.

Neighbourly disputes in Singapore

Neighbourly disputes in Singapore

3 May 2021

In this article, Joel shares his comments on what the residents with nuisance neighbours can do to resolve their neighbourly disputes in Singapore.

Transparency of the Criminal Justice System in Singapore

Transparency of the Criminal Justice System in Singapore

26 April 2021

This article shares Jing Yen’s thoughts on the rationale behind having an open justice system, which does not provide for an accused person’s identity to be hidden during ongoing criminal proceedings in Singapore.

Criminal Defence Lawyer recognised in The Best Lawyers™ in Singapore...

Criminal Defence Lawyer recognised in The Best Lawyers™ in Singapore (13th Edition)

15 April 2021

Eugene was included in the list of outstanding criminal defence lawyers in Singapore, in the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers™.

Defamation laws in Singapore – Explained

Defamation laws in Singapore – Explained

26 March 2021

This article explains the definition of defamation laws in Singapore, when can someone be sued for defamation and how to avoid running afoul of defamation laws when sharing an article on social media.

Acquittal of Rape and Outrage of Modesty Charges

Acquittal of Rape and Outrage of Modesty Charges

2021

This article shares the case of alleged rape and outrage of modesty charges faced by a medical practitioner thereby overturning a 10-year imprisonment sentence meted out by the High Court.