Syazana Yahya

Advocate & Solicitor English & Malay

Syazana is a commercial and criminal disputes lawyer. She regularly handles complex, document-intensive and/or high-profile cases and has secured victories for her clients in the Singapore courts (including the Court of Appeal) and in arbitrations. She was also a mooting champion in 2015 in the International Maritime Law & Arbitration Competition.

A key aspect of Syazana’s civil-commercial practice is her experience in shipping and oil & gas disputes. Syazana began her career in a reputable boutique shipping law firm, where she assisted in arbitrations involving shipping, oil & gas and offshore platform disputes. She continued to develop this practice in Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, where she has acted and currently acts for several shipping and oil & gas companies in international arbitrations.

Syazana’s criminal practice includes commercial and business crimes, drug-related matters and other offences under the Penal Code. She has acted for accused persons in a considerable number of criminal trials and in plead guilty cases. The clients are always satisfied with her passionate advocacy.

Syazana is also a strong advocate of pro bono work and is committed to helping the community. Syazana regularly takes up appointments with the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme to act for accused persons who cannot afford legal representation and also volunteers at Community Legal Clinics to provide legal advice on a pro bono basis.


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