Welcome to Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

Specialists in Criminal and Commercial Disputes

Criminal Lawyer 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 Lawyer 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

ETLLP recognised by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021

ETLLP recognised by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021

10 May 2021

Commercial and Transactions | White-Collar Crime | International Arbitration Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021 1. Eugene Thuraisingam LLP recognised for three practice areas For the second consecutive year, we are delighted to announce that Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has been recognised by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021 for Commercial Litigation and Criminal Litigation. In addition to these practice areas, we […]

Neighbourly disputes in Singapore

Neighbourly disputes in Singapore

3 May 2021

This article shares Joel’s comments on on what the residents with nuisance neighbours do to resolve their dispute in Singapore.

Transparency of the Criminal Justice System in Singapore

Transparency of the Criminal Justice System in Singapore

26 April 2021

This article shares Jing Yen’s thoughts on the rationale behind having an open justice system, which does not provide for an accused person’s identity to be hidden during ongoing criminal proceedings in Singapore.

Criminal Defence Lawyer recognised in The Best Lawyers™ in Singapore...

Criminal Defence Lawyer recognised in The Best Lawyers™ in Singapore (13th Edition)

15 April 2021

Eugene Thuraisingam was included in the Thirteenth Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Singapore for Criminal Defence 1. Recognition by Best Lawyers™ for Criminal Defense Eugene was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Singapore 2022 in the field of Criminal Defence. 2. Best Lawyers™ Best Lawyers™ is a peer review legal publication. Its […]

Defamation laws in Singapore – Explained

Defamation laws in Singapore – Explained

26 March 2021

This article explains the definition of defamation laws in Singapore, when can someone be sued for defamation and how to avoid running afoul of defamation laws when sharing an article on social media.

Acquittal of Rape and Outrage of Modesty Charges

Acquittal of Rape and Outrage of Modesty Charges

2021

This article shares the case of alleged rape and outrage of modesty charges faced by a medical practitioner thereby overturning a 10-year imprisonment sentence meted out by the High Court.

Criminal Justice System in Singapore

Criminal Justice System in Singapore

9 March 2021

This article will discuss the Criminal Justice System in Singapore following a number of high-profile court decisions in late-2020.

Unmasking the Champion in Pro Bono Legal Work

Unmasking the Champion in Pro Bono Legal Work

25 February 2021

This article unmasks the champion in pro bono legal work, Eugene, having recently been conferred the Pro Bono Ambassador Award 2020.

Crowdfunding in Singapore: Refunds

Crowdfunding in Singapore: Refunds

23 February 2021

This article answers some of the frequently asked questions on seeking a refund in crowdfunding in Singapore.

Rising Star: Chooi Jing Yen

Rising Star: Chooi Jing Yen

2 February 2021

This article shares that Chooi Jing Yen has been featured by IR Global as a rising star for 2021. The firm is also IR Global’s exclusive white-collar crime advisor in Singapore.

Moving from Second to First Chair: How to Fail at...

Moving from Second to First Chair: How to Fail at it

29 January 2021

This article shares that Chooi Jing Yen’s experience and struggles as a fellow young partner in a law firm.

Pro Bono Ambassador Award 2020 – Eugene Thuraisingam

Pro Bono Ambassador Award 2020 – Eugene Thuraisingam

26 January 2021

This article shares the recognition of Eugene’s track record of pro bono service to the community in Singapore for having been conferred the Pro Bono Ambassador Award 2020.

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

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

24 January 2021

This article is pertaining to Section 377A penal code – Court of Appeal to hear arguments on the constitutionality of a law that criminalises consensual sexual conduct between adult men.

Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) Accredited Mediators

Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) Accredited Mediators

6 January 2021

This article is to share that our lawyers recently received accreditation as mediators by the Singapore Mediation Centre.

International Arbitration and Legal Technology in Singapore

International Arbitration and Legal Technology in Singapore

4 January 2021

This article on ‘International Arbitration and Legal Technology in Singapore’ will discuss the potential legal issues that may arise in a virtual arbitration hearing.

Drug Trafficking Landmark Court Case in Singapore

Drug Trafficking Landmark Court Case in Singapore

21 December 2020

This article shares Eugene’s comments with the Straits Times on one of the most high-profile landmark court cases in Singapore in 2020.