Welcome to Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

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 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

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.

Prosecutorial Disclosure in Singapore – Explained

Prosecutorial Disclosure in Singapore – Explained

20 December 2020

This article shares Suang’s views on the prosecutorial disclosure and legal framework governing disclosure in criminal proceedings in Singapore.

White-Collar Crime in Singapore – Exclusive IR Global Advisor

White-Collar Crime in Singapore – Exclusive IR Global Advisor

20 November 2020

This article shares that Eugene Thuraisingam LLP is an exclusive advisor for its White-collar Crime practice area in Singapore recommended by 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

This article shares the recognition that Eugene Thuraisingam LLP received as one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021, and one of the top criminal law firms in Singapore.

Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore Acquitted of 10 Charges

Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore Acquitted of 10 Charges

2020

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.