What to do if I am involved in a traffic accident with a road cyclist?
April 20, 2023
In an article with Today Online, Chooi Jing Yen explained about the possibility of legal action arising from a collision between a cyclist and a motor vehicle. After a recent incident along Upper Thomson Road involving two groups of cyclists that resulted in a man being hospitalised, questions about riding etiquette and the safety of […]
Making a meaningful impact in diverse ways at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP
March 27, 2023
In an article published in The Business Times on 22 March 2023 titled “Making Meaningful Impact In Diverse Ways,” five companies were featured for their values, mission and corporate purpose. Amongst these was Eugene Thuraisingam LLP. Eugene Thuraisingam LLP was conferred the Champions of Good Award in 2022. This highlights our commitment to making meaningful […]
What is the difference between murder and culpable homicide not amounting to murder?
March 3, 2023
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 past week, two people accused of murder had their charges reduced to culpable homicide not amounting to murder. This prompted Channel News Asia to produce a feature article to explain […]
A closer look at the offence of Obstruction of Justice in Singapore (Section 204A Penal Code)
August 29, 2022
In an interview with CNA, Chooi Jing Yen shared his views on the offence of Obstructing Justice in Singapore, found in Section 204A of the Penal Code. He also shared how the law may affect tip-offs about police raids and traffic offences. 1. The Offence of Obstruction of Justice in Singapore Section 204A of the […]
On Section 377A’s Repeal, the Current Definition of Marriage in the Women’s Charter & Constitutional Amendments
August 22, 2022
Chooi Jing Yen shares his thoughts on the repeal of Section 377A, the impact, if any, of such repeal on the “sanctity of marriage”, the current legal definition of marriage in the Women’s Charter, and proposed constitutional amendments with the South China Morning Post 1. Recap of National Day Rally 2022: 377A’s Repeal & Proposed […]
Presumption of Knowledge – section 18(2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act
May 27, 2022
Ramadass Punnusammy, who was represented by Eugene Thuraisingam and Johannes Hadi, has been acquitted by the Honourable Court of Appeal.
K Kannan’s lifetime ban lifted after 26 years
March 17, 2022
FAS Council has decided to lift K Kannan’s lifetime ban. K Kannan, a Singaporean footballing legend and winner of the Golden Boot in the 1987 Malaysian League, was represented by Eugene Thuraisingam LLP.
Voluntarily Causing Grievous Hurt
March 4, 2022
Our client has been acquitted of murder of a 4-year-old and convicted on a lesser charge for voluntary causing grievous hurt – s 325 of the Penal Code.
Ex-national footballer K Kannan appeals against lifetime ban
August 17, 2021
This article shares the fifth attempt of the former footballer’s appeal against Football Association of Singapore to uplift his lifetime ban.
Acquittal of Outrage of Modesty/ Molest Offences
August 16, 2021
This article shares a case of a doctor who was acquitted of all the molest charges after the prosecution considered the evidence as well as our representations.
Neighbourly disputes in Singapore
May 2, 2021
In this article, Joel shares his comments on what the residents with nuisance neighbours can do to resolve their neighbourly disputes in Singapore.
Transparency of the Criminal Justice System in Singapore
April 26, 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.