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Ministry of Home Affairs to review legal policy framework for certain criminal offences

23 July 2020

Sentences meted out to NUS dentistry student seen by community as “too light” 1. Introduction Yin Zi Qin (“Yin”),...

Criminal Defence Lawyers Secured Acquittal for a Murder Charge

20 June 2020

Accused tried for a murder charge in Singapore 1. Criminal Defence Lawyers for the Accused Eugene Thuraisingam and Chooi...

COVID-19: To Charge or Not to Charge?

8 June 2020

Charged and Sentenced under COVID-19 regulations 1. Breaching of COVID-19 Regulations Over the past few months, people have been...

COVID-19: Law Firms in Singapore to Adapt to Changes in Demand

9 May 2020

COVID-19 impact on law firms in Singapore 1. Introduction Some of the issues faced by law firms in Singapore...

COVID-19: Experts Urge Carpooling to Be Shut Down

28 April 2020

Carpooling services to be shut down in Singapore 1. Introduction According to Land Transport Authority (“LTA”) press release dated 25 April...

Concerns Over Contact Tracing and Safe Distancing During Rides

24 April 2020

Safe distancing laws for Private Hire Care drivers in Singapore 1. Introduction On Tuesday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

COVID-19-related Laws and Regulations In Singapore

14 April 2020

COVID-19 legal updates in Singapore 1. Set of laws and regulations introduced Amidst the surge in the number COVID-19...

COVID-19: Experts View on Singapore’s Safe Distancing Laws

29 March 2020

Safe distancing laws in Singapore 1. Introduction As the developments of the coronavirus outbreak continue to evolve, many countries...

Ministry of Home Affairs to review legal policy framework for certain criminal offences

23 July 2020

Sentences meted out to NUS dentistry student seen by community as “too light” 1. Introduction Yin Zi Qin (“Yin”),...

Criminal Defence Lawyers Secured Acquittal for a Murder Charge

20 June 2020

Accused tried for a murder charge in Singapore 1. Criminal Defence Lawyers for the Accused Eugene Thuraisingam and Chooi...

COVID-19: To Charge or Not to Charge?

8 June 2020

Charged and Sentenced under COVID-19 regulations 1. Breaching of COVID-19 Regulations Over the past few months, people have been...

COVID-19: Law Firms in Singapore to Adapt to Changes in Demand

9 May 2020

COVID-19 impact on law firms in Singapore 1. Introduction Some of the issues faced by law firms in Singapore...

COVID-19: Experts Urge Carpooling to Be Shut Down

28 April 2020

Carpooling services to be shut down in Singapore 1. Introduction According to Land Transport Authority (“LTA”) press release dated 25 April...

Concerns Over Contact Tracing and Safe Distancing During Rides

24 April 2020

Safe distancing laws for Private Hire Care drivers in Singapore 1. Introduction On Tuesday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

COVID-19-related Laws and Regulations In Singapore

14 April 2020

COVID-19 legal updates in Singapore 1. Set of laws and regulations introduced Amidst the surge in the number COVID-19...

COVID-19: Experts View on Singapore’s Safe Distancing Laws

29 March 2020

Safe distancing laws in Singapore 1. Introduction As the developments of the coronavirus outbreak continue to evolve, many countries...

Can legal proceedings continue without the attendance of the litigant?

24 January 2020

Litigant’s Participation in the Legal Proceedings 1. Mr Li’s 2017 Facebook post In 2017, Mr Li Shengwu published a...

First Exclusion Order Issued by the Community Dispute Resolution Tribunal

20 January 2020

Disputes between neighbours at Pending Road 1. Neighbours disputes started in November 2017 The dispute between Mr Daniel See...

Absconding Whilst on Bail Is a Criminal Offence in Singapore

16 December 2019

It is a Criminal Offence to Abscond Bail 1. Introduction It is a criminal offence for accused person to...

Section 377A of the Penal Code – Hearings concluded

22 November 2019

Section 377A hearings updates 1. Introduction The cases brought by 3 plaintiffs against the constitutionality of section 377A of...

Arguments for the repeal of Section 377A of the Penal Code

19 November 2019

Singapore Section 377A repeal arguments made by Eugene Thuraisingam LLP’s legal team 1. Legal team Our Eugene Thuraisingam, Suang...

Application to review the constitutionality of section 377A of the Penal Code

14 November 2019

Section 377A – Application to review the constitutionality 1. Introduction Earlier this year, Eugene Thuraisingam was quoted in The...

Public Assembly in Singapore under Public Order Act

9 November 2019

How is public assembly defined in Singapore? 1. Introduction On 7 November 2019, the Singapore Police Force released a...

Parliamentary motion on Workers’ Party MPs issue

7 November 2019

Motion to call for Workers' Party MPs to recuse themselves from financial matters 1. Introduction On 5 November 2019....

Protection from Harassment Act (POHA) – Parking spat

4 November 2019

Causing harassment, alarm or distress 1. Introduction An altercation between a resident and the security guards of Eight Riversuites...

LGBTQ Community is Protected under Amendments to MRHA

16 October 2019

Protection under Amended Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act 1. Amendments to the MRHA The Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act...

Outrage of modesty – NUS Student Spared from Jail

30 September 2019

Outrage of Modesty in Singapore 1. Introduction Last week, Terence Siow, a student from the National University of Singapore...

Alleged Overcharging of Professional Legal Fees

9 September 2019

Complaint Against a Lawyer in Singapore on Legal Costs 1. Introduction The issue on legal fees recently became a...

Bid for OG founder’s grandson to pay Complainant’s costs dismissed

15 August 2019

Private Prosecution under the Protection from Harassment Act 1. Introduction We defended the Respondent against a private prosecution brought ...

Singapore Criminal Lawyers’ views on the necessity of amendments to MDA

9 July 2019

Senior Criminal Defence Lawyers in Singapore were approached for comments 1. The concept of “wilful blindness” In the wake...

How do the courts deal with accused persons with mental illnesses in Singapore?

15 June 2019

Accused persons with mental illnesses in Singapore 1. Introduction According to Singapore Prison Service, 1 in 10 prisoners have...

Stiffer penalties for students who commit sexual offences

12 June 2019

Nus Does Not Tolerate Students Committing Sexual Offences 1. Introduction The stiffer penalties are meted by National University of...

Seminal decision on presumption of possession by the Court of Appeal

4 June 2019

Misuse of Drugs Act – Presumption of Possession 1. Introduction In brief, Mr Adili Chibuike Ejike (“Adili”) travelled to...

Law firm and missing money from an escrow account in Singapore

31 May 2019

Escrow Account in Singapore 1. Introduction In the wake of millions of dollars going missing from an escrow account...

Deliveroo in Singapore may introduce dynamic pricing

22 May 2019

Dynamic Pricing 1. Introduction Deliveroo in Singapore Terms of Service states that it 10. Prices, Payment and Offers Prices...

Criminal lawyers in Singapore said age is a key factor

23 April 2019

Criminal Lawyers Commenting on Peeping Tom Case in Singapore 1. Introduction In the wake of the recent National University...

CJ dismisses appeal for higher sentence for man with fetish

18 April 2019

Appeal by the Prosecution dismissed 1. Introduction An offender faced three charges of simple theft under section 379 of...

Criminal Lawyer in Singapore – A sacred duty

29 March 2019

Criminal Defence lawyer’s duty in Singapore 1. Introduction In a commentary to Channel News Asia, Associate Darren Koh Ngiap...

Judgment on Jolovan Wham’s contempt of court case reserved

21 March 2019

Contempt of Court case 1. Introduction On 9 October 2018, Mr Jolovan Wham was convicted for the offence of...

Questions arise from the HIV data leak

31 January 2019

Unauthorised Access to Confidential Information 1. Introduction A US citizen, Mikhy Farrera Brochez, was suspected to have leaked the...

Singapore Criminal Lawyer Takes on 5 high-profile cases

1 January 2019

Eugene taking on cases including a double murder 1. Introduction A Singapore Criminal Lawyer, Eugene Thuraisingam is the lead...

Defaulting National Service Obligations

31 August 2018

Conviction of a Thailand-born man for defaulting on his national service obligations in Singapore 1. Introduction According to Enlistment...

Speaking up about her stolen photographs

16 April 2018

Sharing of photos online without knowledge or consent 1. Introduction The New Paper sought the views of our Suang...

Singapore Criminal Lawyers Secured an Acquittal for an Assault Charge

14 April 2018

Right of Self-Defence 1. Introduction Our Singapore Criminal Lawyers, Teo Sher Min and Chooi Jing Yen, acted for a...

Singapore voids LGBT’s couple marriage

29 January 2018

Is Marriage Void After Sex Change? 1. Introduction Our Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss and Suang Wijaya act for a couple whose...

Forged Document – section 471 of the Penal Code

13 December 2017

Penalty for Committing Forgery in Singapore 1. Introduction Our Singapore criminal lawyer Suang Wijaya represented an Australian man who...

Employer’s duty of care in Singapore

15 August 2017

The Duty of Care in an Employer-Employee Relationship 1. Introduction We acted for Ramesh s/o Krishnan (“Ramesh”), a former...

Review of Concluded Criminal Appeal

2 August 2017

Alleged Drug Trafficker’s Conviction Reviewed 1. Introduction Our Singapore criminal lawyers have acted for the accused since 2013 as...

Cross-border bankruptcy involving a seizure of $124m

5 June 2017

Cross-border Bankruptcy involving a Japanese director's assets 1. Introduction We acted for a Japanese trustee in bankruptcy who was...

Singapore Criminal Lawyer Defends Death Row Inmates

7 November 2016

Criminal Lawyer Eugene Thuraisingam defends people who might face the death penalty in Singapore 1. Introduction Our Singapore Criminal...

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