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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

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP recognised as one of Singapore’s Best Law...

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP recognised as one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2023...

24 November 2022

The Straits Times and Statista Group’s Best Law Firms in Singapore 2023 Recognised as One of Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2023 in 4 categories For the third consecutive year, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has been recognised as one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2023 by The Straits Times and Statista. This year, the firm improved upon […]

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

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

24 November 2022

Uday Mehra v L Capital Asia Advisors, L Capital (HK) Limited, Ravi Thakran & Nauman Hasan [2022] SGHC 23* 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”). The […]

Mitigating factors in sentencing – where forgiveness stands

Mitigating factors in sentencing – where forgiveness stands

24 November 2022

Public Prosecutor v Tan Jia Jun Shawn [2022] SGHC 76 Forgiveness is often a crucial part of a victim’s healing process, allowing them to move beyond the harm caused by an offender against them. Where, then, does forgiveness come in when it comes to determining the appropriate sentence to impose on an offender? This question […]

Chelsea Tan Yan Qi v PP – Sentencing Principles on...

    Chelsea Tan Yan Qi v PP – Sentencing Principles on imposing fines...

    24 November 2022

    Chelsea Tan Yan Qi v Public Prosecutor [2022] SGHC 275 1. Should fines be imposed on indigent offenders who are unable to pay? Is it appropriate to impose a fine on indigent offenders who are genuinely unable to pay their fines? This was the central question in the Magistrate’s Appeal before the Honourable High Court […]

    PP v Miya Manik – Court of Appeal upholds acquittal...

    PP v Miya Manik – Court of Appeal upholds acquittal of man...

    2022

    Public Prosecutor v Miya Manik [2022] SGCA 73 1. Overview If multiple offenders attack a victim but only one offender inflicts a fatal wound, when can the other offenders (who did not inflict the fatal wound) also be liable for murder? The question of how the law of common intention (Section 34 of the Penal […]

    Eugene Thuraisingam LLP’s lawyers clinch top awards in Doyle’s Guide...

    Eugene Thuraisingam LLP’s lawyers clinch top awards in Doyle’s Guide for Criminal...

    30 September 2022

    Doyle’s Guide to Leading Firms and Lawyers in Singapore 2022 On 30 September 2022, Doyle’s Guide published its 2022 list of leading lawyers and firms in the areas of  Criminal Defence and White Collar Crime and Regulatory Investigations in Singapore. Doyle’s Guide’s listings for Criminal Law are published “solely on the back of peer-review“. This […]

    Hamza Malik and Johannes Hadi appointed as Partners in Eugene...

    Hamza Malik and Johannes Hadi appointed as Partners in Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

    15 September 2022

    Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is pleased to announce that, with effect from 15 September 2022, Hamza Malik and Johannes Hadi have been appointed as partners of the firm. Hamza and Johannes, who started their professional careers at the firm in 2018 after being called to the Bar, have grown to become key pillars of our commercial […]

    asialaw Leading Lawyers 2023: Eugene Thuraisingam & Suang Wijaya recognised...

    asialaw Leading Lawyers 2023: Eugene Thuraisingam & Suang Wijaya recognised in area...

    14 September 2022

    Eugene Thuraisingam’s lawyers recognised in field of Dispute Resolution in Singapore by asialaw Leading Lawyers asialaw Leading Lawyers identifies outstanding private practice legal professionals in Asia. The publication is the result of an extensive research process that includes submissions from law firms, interviews and surveys with in-house counsel and private practitioners, and independent research from […]

    Eugene Thuraisingam LLP conferred as a Champion of Good 2022

    Eugene Thuraisingam LLP conferred as a Champion of Good 2022

    14 September 2022

    Champions of Good 2022 Champions of Good is a national recognition initiative where organisations conferred celebrated for “being exemplary in doing good and being multipliers by galvanising and collaborating with strategic partners, stakeholders and non-profit organisations”. Nominees were evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges based on the Company of Good’s 4 ‘I’ Framework — Investment, […]

    Thuraisingam International at the ALB Thailand In-House Legal Summit 2022

    Thuraisingam International at the ALB Thailand In-House Legal Summit 2022

    1 September 2022

    The Asia Legal Business Thailand In-House Legal Summit 2022 took place on 25 August 2022 at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel. The event, which is held annually, was attended by many general counsel, compliance and risk officers, and attorneys. Thuraisingam (International) Co., Ltd, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP’s branch in Bangkok, was proud to have been one […]

    A closer look at the offence of aObstruction of Justice...

    A closer look at the offence of aObstruction of Justice in Singapore...

    29 August 2022

    In an interview with CNA, Chooi Jing Yen shared his views on the offence of Obstructing Justice in Singapore, found in Section 204A of the Penal Code. He also shared how the law may affect tip-offs about police raids and traffic offences. 1. The Offence of Obstruction of Justice in Singapore Section 204A of the […]

    On Section 377A’s Repeal, the Current Definition of Marriage in...

    On Section 377A’s Repeal, the Current Definition of Marriage in the Women’s...

    23 August 2022

    Chooi Jing Yen shares his thoughts  on the repeal of Section 377A, the impact, if any, of such repeal on the “sanctity of marriage”, the current legal definition of marriage in the Women’s Charter,  and proposed constitutional amendments with the South China Morning Post 1. Recap of National Day Rally 2022: 377A’s Repeal & Proposed […]

    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.