Welcome to Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

Specialists in Commercial and Criminal 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

Wire Fraud and Recovery Options in Singapore and Hong Kong

Wire Fraud and Recovery Options in Singapore and Hong Kong

6 July 2022

This is a joint article by Chooi Jing Yen and Ng Yuan Siang of Eugene Thuraisingam LLP in Singapore, and Kenix Yuen and Ashima Sood of Gall Solicitors in Hong Kong. Recent Trends in Types of Wire Fraud There has been a dramatic increase in wire fraud globally. Hong Kong and Singapore are no exceptions. […]

Sanctions and Investigations

Sanctions and Investigations

6 June 2022

Eugene shared his insights on the process of individual and corporate investigations, how best to manage investigations as external counsel, as well as his advice to in-house counsel and executives.

The Modes of Recovery of Stolen Cryptocurrency Assets in Singapore

The Modes of Recovery of Stolen Cryptocurrency Assets in Singapore

3 June 2022

This article discusses how the Singapore court has dealt with some of the novel points of law on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies, and analyses the potential challenges ahead.

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP – Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Law...

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP – Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Law Awards 2022

31 May 2022

Eugene ThuraisingamLLP attended the 18th ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2022 held at the Grand Hyatt on 25 May 2022.

Presumption of Knowledge – section 18(2) of the Misuse of...

Presumption of Knowledge – section 18(2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act

27 May 2022

Ramadass Punnusammy, who was represented by Eugene Thuraisingam and Johannes Hadi, has been acquitted by the Honourable Court of Appeal.

ETLLP partner and practices ranked in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022

ETLLP partner and practices ranked in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022

10 May 2022

Eugene Thuraisingam named as Litigation Star in White-Collar Crime Disputes, and ETLLP ranked for Commercial and Transactions, White-Collar Crime, and International Arbitration.

Disclosure of a Prosecution Witness’s Prior Statements

Disclosure of a Prosecution Witness’s Prior Statements

5 May 2022

In this commentary, Associate Professor Mervyn Cheong and Chooi Jing Yen unpack the decision in Pigg v PP [2022] SGHC 5, and what it means for the future.

Clarifying the grounds for setting aside an arbitral award

Clarifying the grounds for setting aside an arbitral award

19 April 2022

In this international arbitration case update, we summarise the salient points of the latest decision by the Court of Appeal’s CKH v CKG [2022] SGCA(I) 4.

Eugene Thuraisingam named in Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers 2022...

Eugene Thuraisingam named in Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers 2022 by Asian...

14 April 2022

Eugene Thuraisingam named in Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers 2022 by Asian Legal Business.

Eugene Thuraisingam recognised in 2023 Best Lawyers™ in Singapore

Eugene Thuraisingam recognised in 2023 Best Lawyers™ in Singapore

14 April 2022

Eugene has been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in Singapore™ for Litigation and Criminal Defence.

Mitigating factors in sentencing – where forgiveness stands

Mitigating factors in sentencing – where forgiveness stands

2022

Where a victim has forgiven an offender, should that count as a mitigating factor? A recent High Court judgment where a fine imposed by the lower court was substituted with a custodial sentence sheds some light on this issue.

K Kannan’s lifetime ban lifted after 26 years

K Kannan’s lifetime ban lifted after 26 years

18 March 2022

FAS Council has decided to lift K Kannan’s lifetime ban. K Kannan, a Singaporean footballing legend and winner of the Golden Boot in the 1987 Malaysian League, was represented by Eugene Thuraisingam LLP.

Voluntarily Causing Grievous Hurt

Voluntarily Causing Grievous Hurt

4 March 2022

Our client has been acquitted of murder of a 4-year-old and convicted on a lesser charge for voluntary causing grievous hurt – s 325 of the Penal Code.

Section 377A appeals dismissed by the Court of Appeal

    Section 377A appeals dismissed by the Court of Appeal

    28 February 2022

    Section 377A appeals were dismissed by the Court of Appeal. We remain hopeful for full decriminalisation of homosexual sex in Singapore in the future.

    Eugene Thuraisingam – One of ALB Asia’s Top Litigators 2022

    Eugene Thuraisingam – One of ALB Asia’s Top Litigators 2022

    16 February 2022

    Eugene Thuraisingam has been named as one of Asia’s Top 15 Litigators by Asian Legal Business. Eugene is one of four litigators from Singapore to be listed.

    Can an Employer Summarily Terminate an Employee’s Employment for Breaches...

    Can an Employer Summarily Terminate an Employee’s Employment for Breaches of His...

    2022

    Uday Mehra v L Capital Asia Advisors, L Capital (HK) Limited, Ravi Thakran & Nauman Hasan [2022] SGHC 23* 1. Introduction The Singapore High Court recently issued its judgment in Uday Mehra v L Capital Asia Advisors, L Capital (HK) Limited, Ravi Thakran & Nauman Hasan (“Uday Mehra v L Capital Asia Advisors and Ors”). […]