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


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.


The Law on Importation & Wilful Blindness – Accused Acquitted of Capital Charge

Public Prosecutor v Muhammad Shafiq Bin Shariff [2021] SGHC 150 1. Introduction On 22 June 2021, the team at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP (comprising Eugene Thuraisingam, …


Acquittal of Rape and Outrage of Modesty Charges

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.


Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore Acquitted of 10 Charges

This article shares the acquittal of a foreign domestic worker in Singapore, who faced 10 criminal charges that had been brought against her for theft.

Recent News

ALB Firms to watch

ALB Law Firms To Watch (Singapore) 2023

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has been included in the Asian Legal Business list of Singapore Firms to Watch 2023, published in March 2023. According to ALB, this is a list of firms with less than 10 partners that are punching well above their weight in terms of work handled and services delivered.

Events & Sponsorships

7th AIAC Pre-Moot 2023 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

7th AIAC Pre-Moot for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot from 10-12 March 2023 at the Asian International Arbitration Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

News Mentions

What is the difference between murder and culpable homicide not amounting to murder?

In a recent interview with Channel News Asia, Chooi Jing Yen explained the differences between murder and culpable homicide not amounting to murder. In the …

Events & Sponsorships

Yellow Ribbon Fund Charity Gala 2023

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP was privileged to be a part of the Yellow Ribbon Fund Charity Gala 2023

Events & Sponsorships

Opening of Community Law Centre in Hougang by ProBonoSG

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is proud to have contributed to the opening of the first Community Law Centre in Hougang by ProBonoSG.

Legal 500

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP ranked in The Legal 500 for White-Collar Crime

In the latest edition of The Legal 500 rankings, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP has been included for the first time, and named on the list of …

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is a proud sponsor of the Global Youth Leaders’ Summit 2022 in Singapore
Events & Sponsorships

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is a proud sponsor of the Global Youth Leaders’ Summit 2022 in Singapore

Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is a proud sponsor of the Global Youth Leaders’ Summit 2022 in Singapore

Singapore Rising Stars 2022

Two partners from Eugene Thuraisingam LLP featured in list of Singapore Rising Stars 2022

Two partners from Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, Suang Wijaya and Chooi Jing Yen, featured in list of Singapore Rising Stars 2022


Eugene Thuraisingam LLP ranked in Chambers and Partners for Corporate Investigations: Anti-Corruption Domestic for the 2nd year running

For the 2nd year running, Eugene Thuraisingnam LLP has been ranked in Chambers & Partners for Corporate InvestigationsAnti-Corruption: Domestic.