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


asialaw rankings 2024: ETLLP ranked for Dispute Resolution and Labour & Employment

In the 2024 edition of the asialaw publication for leading lawyers, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has been ranked in the “Recognised” and “Notable” tiers respectively for …


Eugene Thuraisingam LLP achieves top accolades again in the 2023 Doyle’s Guide

We are proud to announce that for the third consecutive edition of Doyle’s Guide to Leading Firms and Lawyers in Singapore 2023, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP …

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP at the ACRES Charity Gala Dinner 2023
Events & Sponsorships

ACRES Charity Gala 2023: “Free to be WILD”

ACRES (Animal Concerns Research and Education Society) is a Singapore-based charity with the sole aim of advocating for an end to animal cruelty. With Singapore’s …

News Mentions

On Bail

What are the factors that the court or police considers when granting bail? Is travel still allowed when a person is under investigation?

Understanding the amendments to the Computer Misuse Act and CDSA
News Mentions

Understanding the amendments to the Computer Misuse Act and CDSA

As the digital landscape continues to evolve, unlawful activities such as hacking and the misuse of personal information have seen a troubling increase. This is …

Can A Singapore-Registered Nurse Accused Of Killing A Kitten In Bali Be Prosecuted In Singapore
News Mentions

Can a Singapore-registered nurse accused of killing a kitten in Bali be prosecuted in Singapore?

In recent news, a Singapore-registered nurse is being investigated by Indonesian police for allegedly stealing and strangling a six-week-old kitten at a dive resort in …

Can the FAS send a footballer for polygraph testing with the CPIB?
News Mentions

Can the FAS send a footballer for polygraph testing with the CPIB?

According to an article by the Monitor Singapore (TMSG), a Singapore national footballer was recently randomly selected for a polygraph test, conducted by the Corrupt …

Events & Sponsorships

Thailand & SE Asia: 4th Annual International Arbitration & Corporate Crime Summit

The 4th Annual International Arbitration & Corporate Crime Summit 2023 was held in Bangkok, Thailand and organised by LegalPlus. It was attended by lawyers from …

Events & Sponsorships

Asset Recovery Asia 2023

Asset Recovery Asia 2023 was held in Kuala Lumpur and attended by litigators, insolvency practitioners and forensic accountants from across the globe. The conference had …