Category: Criminal

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Mitigating factors in sentencing – where forgiveness stands

2022

Public Prosecutor v Tan Jia Jun Shawn [2022] SGHC 76 Forgiveness is often a crucial part of a victim’s...

Court of Appeal: Defence of Diminished Responsibility Can Apply Even if Murder Is Premeditated

2022

Ahmed Salim v Public Prosecutor [2022] SGCA 6* 1. Introduction Should a person who has planned and carried out...

Road Traffic Act: Chief Justice’s New Framework for Drink Driving and Reckless Driving Offences

2021

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing: [2021] SGHC 261 1. Introduction In July 2019, Parliament introduced sweeping amendments to the Road...

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

2021

Public Prosecutor v Muhammad Shafiq Bin Shariff [2021] SGHC 150 1. Introduction On 22 June 2021, the team at...

Acquittal of Rape and Outrage of Modesty Charges

2021

Medical Practitioner acquitted of rape and outrage of modesty charges 1. Introduction A general practitioner, Dr Wee Teong Boo...

Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore Acquitted of 10 Charges

2020

Portela Vilma Jimenez v Public Prosecutor HC/MA 9002/2020/01 1. Introduction We are pleased to share that on 30 October...

Drug Trafficking Case Remitted to HC for Psychiatric Evidence

2020

Mohammad Azli bin Mohammad Salleh v Public Prosecutor and another appeal and other matters [2020] SGCA 39 Leaving No Stone...

Bribery: Fine Imposed Instead of Imprisonment

2019

High Court allows appeal   1. Introduction Suang Wijaya and Haziq Ika bin Zahidi acted for an offender who...

Outrage of Modesty: Accused Acquitted

2019

Amicable Resolution of Criminal Case   1. Introduction Suang Wijaya acted for an accused person allegedly charged with the...

Principle of Proportionality: Criminal Offender’s Fetishism

2019

  "There is no society where the rule does not exist that the punishment must be proportional to the...

Fresh Evidence on PTSD and PTSS in a Capital Criminal Offence

2019

PP v Hamidah Binte Awang & anor [2019] SGHC 161   1. Introduction On 8 July 2019, the Honourable...

Statutory Criminal Offence – Section 7 of the Misuse of Drugs Act

2019

Nagaenthran a/l K Dharmalingam v Public Prosecutor and another appeal [2019] SGCA 37   1. Introduction We acted for...

Alleged Drug Trafficker Acquitted of Capital Offence Charge

2019

Public Prosecutor v Moad Fadzir Bin Mustaffa & Zuraimy Bin Musa [2019] SGHC 33; Moad Fadzir bin Mustaffa v...

The Accused Was a Mere Courier

2019

Zamri Bin Mohd Tahir v Public Prosecutor [2019] SGCA 9 1. Introduction In 2017, the High Court (the “HC”)...

Can One Conspire With Another to Traffic Drugs to Oneself?

2017

Liew Zheng Yang v Public Prosecutor [2017] SGHC 157   1. Introduction We acted for Liew Zheng Yang (“Liew”),...

Singapore Court of Appeal Potentially Erred in Convicting the Accused

2017

Ilechukwu Uchechukwu Chukwudi v PP [2017] SGCA 44   1. Introduction We have acted for the accused in this...

Protection from Harassment Act – False Statements of Fact

2017

Attorney-General v Ting Choon Meng and another appeal [2017] 1 SLR 373   1. Introduction We acted for the...

Misuse of Drugs Act – Presumption of Knowledge of Nature of Drugs

2017

Masoud Rahimi bin Mehrzad v PP & anor appeal [2017] 1 SLR 257   1. Introduction We acted for...

Constitutional Challenges Against Death Sentences

2017

Prabagaran a/l Srivijayan v Public Prosecutor and other matters [2017] 1 SLR 173   1. Introduction We had conduct...

Changes to the Misuse of Drugs Act 2012 in Singapore

2015

Quek Hock Lye v Public Prosecutor [2015] 2 SLR 563   1. Introduction  This was a Constitutional Law case...

Mitigating factors in sentencing – where forgiveness stands

2022

Public Prosecutor v Tan Jia Jun Shawn [2022] SGHC 76 Forgiveness is often a crucial part of a victim’s...

Court of Appeal: Defence of Diminished Responsibility Can Apply Even if Murder Is Premeditated

2022

Ahmed Salim v Public Prosecutor [2022] SGCA 6* 1. Introduction Should a person who has planned and carried out...

Road Traffic Act: Chief Justice’s New Framework for Drink Driving and Reckless Driving Offences

2021

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing: [2021] SGHC 261 1. Introduction In July 2019, Parliament introduced sweeping amendments to the Road...

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

2021

Public Prosecutor v Muhammad Shafiq Bin Shariff [2021] SGHC 150 1. Introduction On 22 June 2021, the team at...

Acquittal of Rape and Outrage of Modesty Charges

2021

Medical Practitioner acquitted of rape and outrage of modesty charges 1. Introduction A general practitioner, Dr Wee Teong Boo...

Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore Acquitted of 10 Charges

2020

Portela Vilma Jimenez v Public Prosecutor HC/MA 9002/2020/01 1. Introduction We are pleased to share that on 30 October...

Drug Trafficking Case Remitted to HC for Psychiatric Evidence

2020

Mohammad Azli bin Mohammad Salleh v Public Prosecutor and another appeal and other matters [2020] SGCA 39 Leaving No Stone...

Bribery: Fine Imposed Instead of Imprisonment

2019

High Court allows appeal   1. Introduction Suang Wijaya and Haziq Ika bin Zahidi acted for an offender who...

Outrage of Modesty: Accused Acquitted

2019

Amicable Resolution of Criminal Case   1. Introduction Suang Wijaya acted for an accused person allegedly charged with the...

Principle of Proportionality: Criminal Offender’s Fetishism

2019

  "There is no society where the rule does not exist that the punishment must be proportional to the...

Fresh Evidence on PTSD and PTSS in a Capital Criminal Offence

2019

PP v Hamidah Binte Awang & anor [2019] SGHC 161   1. Introduction On 8 July 2019, the Honourable...

Statutory Criminal Offence – Section 7 of the Misuse of Drugs Act

2019

Nagaenthran a/l K Dharmalingam v Public Prosecutor and another appeal [2019] SGCA 37   1. Introduction We acted for...

Alleged Drug Trafficker Acquitted of Capital Offence Charge

2019

Public Prosecutor v Moad Fadzir Bin Mustaffa & Zuraimy Bin Musa [2019] SGHC 33; Moad Fadzir bin Mustaffa v...

The Accused Was a Mere Courier

2019

Zamri Bin Mohd Tahir v Public Prosecutor [2019] SGCA 9 1. Introduction In 2017, the High Court (the “HC”)...

Can One Conspire With Another to Traffic Drugs to Oneself?

2017

Liew Zheng Yang v Public Prosecutor [2017] SGHC 157   1. Introduction We acted for Liew Zheng Yang (“Liew”),...

Singapore Court of Appeal Potentially Erred in Convicting the Accused

2017

Ilechukwu Uchechukwu Chukwudi v PP [2017] SGCA 44   1. Introduction We have acted for the accused in this...

Protection from Harassment Act – False Statements of Fact

2017

Attorney-General v Ting Choon Meng and another appeal [2017] 1 SLR 373   1. Introduction We acted for the...

Misuse of Drugs Act – Presumption of Knowledge of Nature of Drugs

2017

Masoud Rahimi bin Mehrzad v PP & anor appeal [2017] 1 SLR 257   1. Introduction We acted for...

Constitutional Challenges Against Death Sentences

2017

Prabagaran a/l Srivijayan v Public Prosecutor and other matters [2017] 1 SLR 173   1. Introduction We had conduct...

Changes to the Misuse of Drugs Act 2012 in Singapore

2015

Quek Hock Lye v Public Prosecutor [2015] 2 SLR 563   1. Introduction  This was a Constitutional Law case...

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