Eugene Thuraisingam LLP
Led by one of Asia’s Top 15 Litigators (Asian Legal Business 2022), Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is an award-winning law firm in Singapore dedicated to dispute resolution, international arbitration, and criminal litigation.
Thuraisingam (International) Co., Ltd.
We opened our Bangkok office in 2022 to better serve our corporate and private clients in Thailand and ASEAN. Our practice areas include international arbitration and international white-collar crime. Thuraisingam (International) Co Ltd is centrally located in the Central Business District of early-Sukhumvit.

Welcome to Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

Specialists in Commercial and Criminal Disputes

Commercial & Civil Litigation

Our dispute resolution practice specialises in commercial litigation and civil litigation. We are regularly instructed in complex, high-value litigation conducted in the Supreme Court of Singapore, and have achieved notable successes in shareholder, employment, insolvency, tort, construction, and financial disputes. Our litigators are outcome-driven and are also experienced in alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as mediation and negotiation.

Criminal Lawyers Singapore

Recognised as the leading criminal lawyers in Singapore, our team specialises in defending all types of criminal offences including complex fraud, bribery and anti-corruption, sexual crimes, and capital offences. We have deep expertise in the conduct of criminal trials and appeals and have secured favourable results for our clients at all levels of the Singapore courts. Our criminal defence lawyers have also acted in many of the landmark cases that have defined modern Singapore criminal law.

International Arbitration

With offices in Bangkok and Singapore, our international commercial arbitration practice is well-placed to conduct cross-border disputes and serve our clients in Southeast and East Asia. We have particular expertise in Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) arbitrations and the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. We are also regularly instructed as counsel in International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitrations and Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA) arbitrations.

Our Services


International Arbitration

Shipping Disputes

Construction Disputes

Trade Disputes

Criminal Litigation


Representations & Mitigations On Sentence

Criminals Trials

Criminal Appeals

Public Interest Ligitation


Commercial Litigation

Employment Disputes

Shareholder & Corporate Governance Disputes

Banking & Finance Disputes
Matrimonial Disputes

Insolvency Litigation

Construction Disputes

Our Team

An award-winning team committed to excellence in dispute resolution, international arbitration and criminal defence litigation.

Recent Cases


Beautician acquitted of allegations that she had performed injections in contravention of the Medical Registration Act

Following four days of trial in the District Court, the learned District Judge Eddy Tham acquitted a beautician of a charge that she had injected …


High Court reduces sentence of knife-wielding man shot in Clementi

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP successfully reduced the jail sentence of Mr Soo Cheow Wee, who was shot outside Clementi Police Division in September 2022.


Contract: High Court dismisses claim for breach of contract

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP successful in defending company and its director against claims brought by a plaintiff company represented by senior counsel in complex commercial dispute


Roszaidi bin Osman v PP – Court of Appeal Reduces Drug Courier’s Death Penalty to Life Sentence

This article outlines how the death penalty in a drug trafficking case was reduced to a life sentence on the ground of diminished responsibility. 


PP v Miya Manik – Court of Appeal upholds acquittal of man charged with murder

The High Court’s acquittal of a man who was charged with Murder has been upheld by Singapore’s Court of Appeal in PP v Miya Manik


Chelsea Tan Yan Qi v PP – Sentencing Principles on imposing fines for Indigent Offenders

In this case, the High Court clarified sentencing principles on imposing fines on indigent offenders.


Section 377A appeals dismissed by the Court of Appeal

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


Court of Appeal: Defence of Diminished Responsibility Can Apply Even if Murder Is Premeditated

This article focuses on the new point of law of Defence of Diminished Responsibility where it can be apply even if murder Is premeditated.


Road Traffic Act: Chief Justice’s New Framework for Drink Driving and Reckless Driving Offences

A judgment concerning the amended Road Traffic Act has just been issued, in which Chooi Jing Yen and Joel Wong acted for the accused.

Recent News


ETLLP partners and practices ranked in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2024

ET LLP ranked in four practice areas, 2 partners ranked individually In the latest edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific rankings published annually and officially launched …

Events & Sponsorships

TU Law Run 2024

The Thammasat University (TU) Law Run 2024 was held in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday, 10 March 2024. The event, the second of its kind since …

News Mentions

‘Emotionally devastating’: Lawyers on the mental toll of defending those facing the death penalty

In Singapore, the death penalty can be imposed for offences including murder, drug trafficking, use of firearms and kidnapping. Eugene Thuraisingam has regularly taken on …

News Mentions

Is it an offence to not report crime?

In an article by TODAY, lawyers and experts alike shared their insights on the legal obligations of reporting crime. Discourse on this matter comes after …

Events & Sponsorships

Just Jalan 2024: Justice for All

On Sunday morning, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP participated in full attendance in Pro Bono SG’s flagship fundraiser – Just Jalan 2024. The walkathon fundraiser was organized …


Eugene Thuraisingam LLP Firm Announcement

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is pleased to announce Suang Wijaya’s appointment as the firm’s Managing Partner with effect from 30 January 2024. An Indonesian by origin …


Eugene Thuraisingam LLP ranked on The Legal 500 2024 list for white collar crime

For the second year running, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has been ranked on The Legal 500 list of leading local firms for white collar crime. As …

News Mentions

Lazada employees question non-compete clause, clawback of shares after layoffs

In January 2024, Lazada conducted a retrenchment exercise in which it laid off a large number of its employees. Many of these employees had remuneration …


Eugene Thuraisingam LLP Secures Ranking in Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific Guide

We are pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has been ranked in the Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific Guide in …