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Specialists in Criminal and Commercial Disputes

Criminal Lawyers in Singapore

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

Our Singapore criminal lawyers are fearless and aggressive in the pursuit and criminal defence of our clients’ interests and rights. Our criminal 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 offer 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 counsel also has considerable experience acting for professionals in various fields 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 offer 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 counsel also has considerable experience acting for professionals in various fields in disciplinary proceedings.

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recent cases & news

Pro Bono Ambassador Award 2020 – Eugene Thuraisingam

Pro Bono Ambassador Award 2020 – Eugene Thuraisingam

26 January 2021

Eugene was conferred the Pro Bono Ambassador Award 2020 by The Law Society of Singapore 1. Recipient of the Pro Bono Ambassador Award 2020 Eugene Thuraisingam was honoured to receive the award in recognition of his track record of pro bono service to the community. Eugene said: I am truly honoured and humbled to receive […]

Constitutional Challenge to Section 377A – Singapore Court of Appeal...

Constitutional Challenge to Section 377A – Singapore Court of Appeal to Hear...

24 January 2021

Chief Justice and all four Justices of the Court of Appeal to hear arguments on the constitutionality of a law that criminalises consensual sexual conduct between adult men in private 1. Background of the case In Ong Ming Johnson v Attorney-General and other matters [2020] SGHC 63, our client applied to review the constitutionality of […]

Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) Accredited Mediators

Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) Accredited Mediators

6 January 2021

Qualified Singapore Mediation Centre (“SMC”) Accredited Mediators 1. Syazana and Johannes – SMC Accredited Mediators Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is delighted to share that Syazana Yahya and Johannes Hadi recently received accreditation as mediators by the Singapore Mediation Centre. 2. Singapore Mediation Centre As Singapore’s flagship mediation centre, and one of four designated mediation service providers (Notification number 3760 of 2017) in Singapore, […]

International Arbitration and Legal Technology in Singapore

International Arbitration and Legal Technology in Singapore

4 January 2021

International Arbitration and Legal Technology in Singapore by Syazana Yahya* I wish to acknowledge Mr Tan Wen Da for assisting me in the preparation of this article. All errors are mine. 1. Riding the Technological Wave in International Arbitrations: Legal Issues and Possible Safeguards Covid-19 has accelerated the technological wave and has substantially impacted the […]

Drug Trafficking Landmark Court Case in Singapore

Drug Trafficking Landmark Court Case in Singapore

21 December 2020

Prominent and High-Profile Court Case in 2020 1. Acquittal of a Capital Charge Offence After a Nine-Year Legal Battle In September 2020, our senior criminal lawyer, Eugene Thuraisingam, and his team of lawyers at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, Suang Wijaya, and Johannes Hadi, and Jerrie Tan of K&L Gates Straits Law LLC, secured an acquittal for […]

Prosecutorial Disclosure in Singapore – Explained

Prosecutorial Disclosure in Singapore – Explained

20 December 2020

Disclosure of Evidence in Criminal Proceedings 1. Introduction In the wake of the recent parliamentary speech made by Leader of the Opposition, Mr Pritam Singh, on Motion on Singapore’s Justice System, touching on the Prosecution’s duty of disclosure and propose that its common law disclosure obligations be codified in the Criminal Procedure Code, Mr Singh […]

White-Collar Crime in Singapore – Exclusive IR Global Advisor

White-Collar Crime in Singapore – Exclusive IR Global Advisor

20 November 2020

White-collar Crime practice area in Singapore – Exclusive Advisor in IR Global.

One of Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021 – Eugene Thuraisingam...

One of Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021 – Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

16 November 2020

Recognition of Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021.

Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore Acquitted of 10 Charges

Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore Acquitted of 10 Charges

2020

Suang and Syazana secured an acquittal for a foreign domestic worker, who faced 10 criminal charges that had been brought against her for theft.

Sexual Misconduct Cases Reported to the Police by NUS

Sexual Misconduct Cases Reported to the Police by NUS

24 October 2020

When does a person has a duty under Section 424 of the CPC to file a police report?

Evolving Legal Dispute Landscape in the Southeast-Asia

Evolving Legal Dispute Landscape in the Southeast-Asia

23 October 2020

Panel session on “Fine-Tuning Your Dispute Tactics: Strategies That Work”, discussing effective commercially sensible dispute resolution tactics especially in the wake of Covid-19.

How Criminal Charges Are Downgraded – Explained

How Criminal Charges Are Downgraded – Explained

22 October 2020

Suang shared his views on how someone can get charged with murder and end up with a conditional warning for a reduced charge.

International Arbitration Lawyers as featured on ST Legal Series

International Arbitration Lawyers as featured on ST Legal Series

19 October 2020

The recent arbitration trends in the wake of Covid-19 and the rise in the number of expedited arbitration cases.

Overview on Dispute Resolution in Singapore

Overview on Dispute Resolution in Singapore

15 October 2020

An overview on dispute resolution landscape in Singapore – the partners, Suang and Jing Yen shared their insights in ALB Oct Issue 2020.

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP: Finalists for Asian Legal Business SE Asia...

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP: Finalists for Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards...

8 October 2020

Syazana was quoted by Asian Legal Business on how Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has transformed and embraced technology in the time of COVID-19.

COV-AID: Criminal Law and COVID-19 with Syazana

COV-AID: Criminal Law and COVID-19 with Syazana

30 September 2020

Syazana was invited by the COV-AID team to share her perspectives on COVID-19’s impact on the practice of criminal law in Singapore.