Beautician acquitted of allegations that she had performed injections in contravention of the Medical Registration Act
September 7, 2023
Following four days of trial in the District Court, the learned District Judge Eddy Tham acquitted a beautician of a charge that she had injected dermal fillers into the face of a Vietnamese woman in contravention Section 13(a) of the Medical Registration Act (the “MRA“) and punishable under Section 17(1)(e) of the MRA. The judge […]
July 31, 2023
Eugene Thuraisingam LLP successfully reduced the jail sentence of Mr Soo Cheow Wee, who was shot outside Clementi Police Division in September 2022.
December 15, 2022
This article outlines how the death penalty in a drug trafficking case was reduced to a life sentence on the ground of diminished responsibility.
November 15, 2022
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
November 3, 2022
In this case, the High Court clarified sentencing principles on imposing fines on indigent offenders.
February 27, 2022
Section 377A appeals were dismissed by the Court of Appeal. We remain hopeful for full decriminalisation of homosexual sex in Singapore in the future.
January 29, 2022
This article focuses on the new point of law of Defence of Diminished Responsibility where it can be apply even if murder Is premeditated.
November 21, 2021
A judgment concerning the amended Road Traffic Act has just been issued, in which Chooi Jing Yen and Joel Wong acted for the accused.
June 23, 2021
Public Prosecutor v Muhammad Shafiq Bin Shariff  SGHC 150 1. Introduction On 22 June 2021, the team at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP (comprising Eugene Thuraisingam, and Genghis Koh), as well as our former Partner Syazana Yahya, successfully secured an acquittal for Muhammad Shafiq Bin Shariff (“Shafiq”) of a capital drug trafficking charge, heard before Justice […]
March 16, 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.
October 31, 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.
April 23, 2020
This articles shares the criminal case of a drug trafficker whose case is now back before the High Court for psychiatric evidence to be taken.