One of Singapore's most long-standing and trusted law firms

One of Singapore's most long-standing and trusted law firms

Our Heritage

Ramdas & Wong was established during the first decade of Singapore's independence and is today one of Singapore's most long-standing and trusted law firms. The firm's core values of integrity, competence and ensuring cost effectiveness for the client has stood the firm in good stead for the past almost half a century of its existence.


The firm's founding partners, Mr. Shunmugam Ramdas and Mr. David Wong Chin Huat, started out the firm's practice in June 1974 in a small office unit at International Plaza along Anson Road in what was then downtown Singapore. In the initial years, the focus of the practice was on real-estate related transactions. In subsequent years, Ramdas & Wong has grown and developed into a wide-ranging legal practice providing services to both domestic and international clients. The firm's clients include governmental bodies and agencies, statutory corporations, government-linked companies and entities, public listed and private companies, international law firms, financial institutions, insurance corporations, trade unions, unincorporated associations and charitable organizations. The firm's office is now at Raffles Place, in the central business district of Singapore.

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Established in 1974
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Established in
1974

Since its establishment in 1974, the watchword of the firm’s practice has been competence and integrity and ensuring cost effectiveness for the client. This core aim has shaped the development of the firm over the past decades. Our clients choose us because they trust us. We have been around for almost 50 years.

Serving both domestic & international clients

Over the past decades the firm has grown and developed into a wide-ranging legal practice providing services to both domestic and international clients. Our clients include individuals, small & medium enterprises, governmental bodies and agencies, statutory corporations, government-linked companies and entities, public listed and private companies, international law firms, banks and financial institutions, insurance corporations, trade unions, unincorporated associations and charitable organizations.

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Selvam Satanam

S Selvam

Managing Partner

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (Singapore) 1991
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 1992
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Malaya) 1994

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9110

Mr. Selvam's practice straddles both litigious as well as non-contentious matters.

He is an experienced litigator and has represented individual and corporate clients in litigation in the Singapore courts, in SIAC arbitrations as well as in mediation proceedings.

Notable recent cases in which Mr. Selvam acted as lead counsel include:

  • Greenway Environmental Waste Management Pte Ltd v Cramoil Singapore Pte Ltd [2021] SGHC 203
  • Ashley Francis Day v Anthony Yeo Chin Huat & Others [2020] SGHC 93
  • PT Surya Citra Multimedia v Brightpoint Singapore Pte Ltd [2018] SGHC 245

Mr. Selvam has wide ranging experience in contractual and tortious claims arising from commercial transactions, banking and finance disputes, employment law issues, insurance matters and real estate related (especially landlord and tenant) claims.

He acts for many of the largest commercial landlords in Singapore and advises them on a variety of matters. His practice in this area includes documentation for leases, advising clients on landlord and tenant as well as land law issues, and acting for clients in litigation involving land law and landlord and tenant law.

He also regularly acts for one of the most established insurance corporations in Singapore and Malaysia.

He is well versed in the drafting of commercial and employment contracts and the drawing up of Wills. He advises and acts for Malaysian law firms in matters concerning the registration and enforcement of Malaysian judgments in Singapore as well as the resealing of Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration originally issued by Malaysian Courts.

Mr. Selvam was educated at St. Paul's Institution, Malaysia, and as an ASEAN scholar at Raffles Institution, Singapore. He later read law at the National University of Singapore and graduated with honours and university colours. He served as the Head Prefect in St. Paul's Institution and as a Prefect and a member of the school debate team in Raffles Institution. He captained the hockey squads at Raffles Institution and the National University of Singapore during his graduating years at both institutions and has served as vice-captain of the Singapore Combined Schools hockey team. He has also served as President of the Inter-Religious Organisation of Singapore (“IRO”), and he researched and authored a paper on the history of the IRO that was published on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

Ailin Soh

Ailin Soh

Partner

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (Singapore) (1979)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (1980)
  • Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9113

Ailin is a Partner of the firm and a highly experienced solicitor specializing in banking, finance and securities law, conveyancing and property law and landlord and tenancy law.

She started her career as a legal officer in DBS Bank in 1978 where she developed an acute understanding of banking law and later at the Sembawang Group of Companies where she worked as a legal officer and assistant company secretary.

In the course of her practice, she has represented both individuals and institutions in a wide range of real estate and conveyancing matters.

Her expertise is in the sale and acquisition of property in the retail sector. She has also acted for developers in en-bloc purchases of residential property and sale of housing developments as well as for corporate clients in transactions of major commercial and industrial buildings.

Ailin has advised and acted for several leading banks in commercial and consumer banking matters including drafting of mortgages debentures memoranda of mortgage and other security documents and giving advice on construction loans and its pre-conditions for disbursement as well as other property related matters.

She has also represented mall owners as landlords in preparation of lease documentation, in reviews of existing leases, including to comply with the Code of Conduct for Leasing of Retail Premises, negotiation and advice on terms of tenancy agreements and in issues arising from their operations as landlords.

Jawharilal Balachandran

Jawharilal Balachandran

Partner

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (London) (1982)
  • Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln's Inn) (1983)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (1984)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9105

Bala is a Partner of the firm and has more than 35 years of experience handling a variety of legal matters.

He has been involved in litigation and arbitration and corporate and commercial transactions. His present portfolio includes:

  • Landlord and Tenant matters
  • Corporate and Commercial Transactions
  • Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation
  • Performance bonds
  • Trade credit insurance

He is highly experienced in dispute resolution and has represented both personal and institutional clients before the High Court and State Courts of Singapore.

Recent matters in the High Court in which Bala appeared as lead counsel were:

  • Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No 3724 v Exceltec Property Management Pte Ltd - [2022] SGHC 44
  • YCT Import & Export Pte Ltd v FG Food Industries Pte Ltd and others - [2021] SGHC 190

Josephine Ong

Josephine Ong

Partner

Qualifications:

  • B.A. (Singapore) (1981)
  • Diploma in Education (Singapore) (1982)
  • Diploma in Law (Westminster) (1987)
  • Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple) (1988)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (1989)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9117

Josephine is a Partner of the firm and a highly experienced Conveyancing solicitor on all aspects of property transactions specializing in banking law, securities, real estate, landlord and tenancy law.

Her main areas of work are in property law and real estate law, including issues relating to the regulation of mortgage backed securities and client compliance. She advises and acts for parties in pre-contract enquiries, preparing contracts for sale and purchase transactions as well as transfer of interest pursuant to Order of Court and decoupling, transactions involving JTC commercial and industrial properties, HDB commercial properties and residential properties which includes resale of HDB properties and BUC properties. She also handles licensed and unlicensed projects and project development and sales. She has prepared various types of leases for residential and commercial properties as well as HDB properties and has advised both landlords and tenants.

She is well versed with the requirements and regulations of statutory bodies and institutions and advising clients on their financing relating to the purchase of properties and refinancing of housing loans. She is experienced in handling construction loans obtained to finance the new erection or reconstruction of landed properties and in advising the conversion of construction loan to the term loan.

She has vast experience advising on banking transactions, restructuring of banking facilities and liaising with financiers. For the banking facilities to corporations, she has experience in preparing the various security documents and advising on the financing and securities matters.

Josephine has also honed her skills in the drafting of Wills as well as other related Wealth and Estate Planning matters. She also handles the drafting of the Power of Attorney including advising the donors on the scope of their powers and incorporating clauses to customize the powers extended to the donees. She also prepares the Lasting Power of Attorney and advises the donors and the donees.

Josephine also handles Probate and Administration matters. Probate is a process that deals with the distribution of the assets of the deceased in accordance with their wishes. She connects with the deceased’s families and advises on the general administration of the deceased person's will or the estate of the deceased person without a will. She gives advice to trustees, executors, personal representatives and the beneficiaries of an estate on how to settle all of the final affairs of the deceased person.

Kenneth Au-Yong

Kenneth Au-Yong

Partner

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (London) (1984)
  • LLM (London) (1986)
  • Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple) (1985)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (1988)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9193

Kenneth is a Partner of the firm. His practice is mainly in civil, commercial and criminal litigation with a specialized focus in matrimonial law and probate matters.

He brings with him his vast experience which he accumulated when he served in a variety of different capacities when he was in the Attorneys' General Chambers. Amongst others, he served as a Magistrate, Coroner and an Assistant Registrar in the Singapore Judiciary. Kenneth was also appointed a Registrar at the Land Appeals Board where he dealt with the administration of appeals that came before the Land Appeals Board.

He is an extremely experienced family law practitioner and advises clients on all matters relating to family law. He has dealt with high net worth divorces and complex asset division matters and also represented clients in Personal Protection Order trials, maintenance enforcement and mediation at the Child Focused Resolution Centre and the Family Justice Courts.

Drawing from his experience working in the Singapore Judiciary, Kenneth is also well versed in civil litigation matters and criminal matters. His litigation practice is focused on contentious estate claims, commercial disputes and debt recovery matters. He has also successfully mitigated for clients in both commercial crimes and offences against the person.

Kenneth is well versed with complex probate and administration matters and is familiar with the drafting of a wide variety of legal documents – from wills and Lasting Power of Attorney documents, to shareholder agreements, tenancy documents and other commercial agreements.

He is a tutor with the Singapore Institute of Legal Education and has served as Court-appointed counsel for children in conflict custody cases.

Outside of work, Kenneth is an active participant in grass root activities and also serves as a pro bono volunteer at Touch Community Services. He has been awarded the Long Service Award for Service to the Community by the Ministry of Community Development.

Some of the cases handled by Kenneth include:

  • Public Prosecutor v Ngan Swee Choon [2015] SGMC 36
  • TAP v TAQ [2015] SGFC 30
  • Lim Hsien Hwei v Public Prosecutor [2014] 3 SLR 15; [2014] SGHC 63
  • Tan Tze Sung v Chng Nai Wee, AT2 Company Pte Ltd, Lonpac Insurance Berhad [2014] SGDC 241
  • TAM v TAN [2014] SGDC 73
  • BCD v BCE [2012] SGDC 262
  • Goh Siew Kwang v Tan Chu Hoe [2012] SGDC 414

Ng Ko See

Ng Ko See

Partner

Qualifications:

  • B. Comm. (Melbourne) (1991)
  • LLB (Hons) (Melbourne) (1991)
  • Barrister at Law, Victoria, Australia (1992)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (1993)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9159

Ko See is a Partner of the firm. She practices mainly in conveyancing and property law and landlord and tenant law.

Ko See has acted for major housing developers in their purchase of land for development (including those through government land sales programmes) and in the subsequent sale of units in mixed developments and residential development projects (including condominiums, executive condominiums, strata housing, flats). She has been involved in more than thirty development projects, ranging in size from projects with a few hundred units to very large projects with over a thousand residential units.

Ko See has acted for individual purchasers and sellers of real estate and in their financing documentation. She has also acted for and advised various mall landlords in the preparation and review of lease documentation and is involved in the ongoing review and amendment of lease and licence templates to ensure compliance with the Code of Conduct for leasing of retail premises in Singapore.

Sham Chee Keat

Sham Chee Keat

Partner

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (Singapore) (1994)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (1995)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9111

Mr Sham is a very experienced litigator who has acted as lead counsel in proceedings in all tiers of the Singapore courts.

A significant part of his practice involves acting for insurance companies bringing subrogation claims as well as defending claims involving industrial and worksite accidents, vehicle collisions, machine and mechanical failures, fires and property damage and public liability.

Mr Sham also regularly acts for small and medium enterprises in Singapore in their commercial contract and employment disputes as well as their debt recovery. He also has extensive experience acting for individuals in matrimonial disputes and probate proceedings.

He was educated in Poi Lam High School in Ipoh, Malaysia and as an ASEAN scholar at Raffles Institution, Singapore. He then read law at the National University of Singapore and graduated with honours. He is well versed in both English and Mandarin, and also speaks Cantonese and Bahasa Melayu.

Reported cases in which Mr Sham acted as Counsel include:

  • Huationg Contractor Pte Ltd v Choon Lai Kuen (trading as Yishun Trading Towing Service) [2020] SGHC 129, which went on appeal to the Court of Appeal in 2020 (breach of contract, machine failure, fire)
  • Lai Mok @ Lee Peng Sung v SBS Transit Ltd and another [2020] SGDC 151, which went on appeal to the High Court (personal injuries)
  • Heng Siam Yong v Ready Transport Pte Ltd and another [2020] SGDC 257, which went on appeal to the High Court (industrial accident)
  • Sharma Gautam v Soh Cheow Tiong [2018] SGDC 175 (personal injuries)
  • Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd v Powerplus Group Pte Ltd and another (BW Automobiles Pte Ltd,third party) [2018] SGDC 189, which went on appeal to the High Court (insurance)
  • TLJ v TLK [2016] SGFC 26, which went on appeal to the High Court (divorce)
  • Seet Poh v Lim Lee Cheng [2014] 3 SLR 208; [2014] SGHC 78, which went on appeal to the Court of Appeal in 2015 (divorce)
  • Sohel Miah Wajuddin Miah v Meng Heng Glass Pte Ltd [2012] SGDC 503 (industrial accident)
  • ANX v AOA [2011] SGDC 146 (divorce)
  • Britestone Pte Ltd v Smith & Associates Far East, Ltd [2007] 4 SLR(R) 855; [2007] SGCA 47 (sale of goods, breach of contract)
  • City Hardware Pte Ltd v Kenrich Electronics Pte Ltd [2005] 1 SLR(R) 733; [2005] SGHC 24 (credit sales, credit and security, moneylending)
  • Hua Khian Co (Pte) Ltd v Lee Eng Kiat [1996] 2 SLR(R) 562; [1996] SGCA 42 (sale of property)
  • Mohammed Akhtar and others v Schneider and another [1996] 1 SLR(R) 731; [1996] SGHC 60 (misrepresentation, jurisdiction)
  • Double L & T Pte Ltd v Balwant Singh [1995] 3 SLR(R) 283; [1995] SGHC 21 (land law)

Noreen Ong

Noreen Ong

Consultant

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (London) (1979)
  • LLM (London) (1990)
  • Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln's Inn) (1980)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (1981)
  • Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9198

Noreen is a Consultant of the firm. She was previously one of the firm's Partners since 1987. She practices mainly in the area of conveyancing and property law, banking, finance and securities law and landlord and tenancy matters.

She is a very experienced solicitor who has represented numerous clients in a wide variety of conveyancing transactions.

She is also well versed with the drafting of wills and other estate planning instruments.

As a senior member of the bar, Noreen has served in the following capacities through her years of practice:

  • Tutor on Conveyancing Practice - Post Graduate Practical Law Course, Board of Legal Education (2001 to 2010)
  • Tutor on Real Estate Practice - Preparatory Course Leading to Part B of Singapore Bar Examination, Singapore Institute of Legal Education (since 2011)

Ang Keng Lee

Ang Keng Lee

Consultant

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (Singapore) (1978)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (1984)
  • BSc (Psychology) (2003)
  • Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Education (2007)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9148

Keng Lee is a Consultant of the firm and a highly experienced solicitor specializing in banking, finance and securities law, conveyancing and property law and landlord and tenancy law.

In 1983, she started her practice with the Firm immediately after DBS Bank as a legal assistant, becoming a junior partner and later, a general partner. After 36 years with the Firm, she retired upon reaching retirement age of the partnership to be a consultant in 2019.

She started her career as a legal officer in DBS Bank in 1978 where she developed an acute understanding of banking law and financial instruments which formed the firm foundation for her practice later on.

In the course of her practice, she has represented both individuals and institutions in a wide range of real estate and conveyancing matters.

She has handled matters involving the sale and acquisition of property, mortgages, charges, leases and general advice on property related matters.

She has also acted for housing developers in the sale of housing developments and transactions of major commercial buildings.

She has experience in the collective sales of residential developments and has advised both developers and subsidiary proprietors in such matters.

She is heavily involved in the development of the conveyancing practice in Singapore and was the Vice Chairman of the Conveyancing Practice Committee, Law Society of Singapore from 2013 to 2016. She was also a Member of the Conveyancing Practice Committee, Law Society of Singapore since 2010.

In addition, Keng Lee was a Senior Teaching Fellow for the Real Estate Practice during the Part B Course of the Singapore Bar Examinations, Singapore Institute of Legal Education from 2011-2015.

Keng Lee's other appointments include:

  • Joint Chairperson: Implementation Committee for Proposed Measure to Safeguard Conveyancing Money, Ministry of Law (2011)
  • Tutor (Conveyancing): Post Graduate Practical Law Course, Board of Legal Education (2002-2010)
  • Member, Inquiry Panel appointed under Section 83 of the Legal Profession Act, Cap 161 (2005-2007)
  • Lecturer on Land Law at the Institute of Banking and Finance (1998)
  • Lecturer on Land Registration: Law & Practice, organized by the Law Society of Singapore (1993)

Latiff Ibrahim

Latiff Ibrahim

Consultant

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (Singapore) (1985)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (1986)

Contact Information

(65) 6236 9229

Latiff is a Consultant of the firm.

His main areas of practice are in arbitration, construction, engineering and infrastructure projects, both in the front-end aspects and dispute resolution. He acts for both domestic and international clients locally and in the region.

He is also an arbitrator on the Panel of Regional Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, an accredited Adjudicator under Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act, Singapore Mediation Centre and a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

Concurrent with his legal practice, Latiff was also a director of various public and private institutions, including the Singapore Management University, National University Health System Pte Ltd, National Crime Prevention Council and National Council of Social Services.

Adrian Ee

Adrian Ee

Consultant

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Hons) (London, UK) 1983
  • Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple, UK) 1985
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 1987

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9154

Adrian is a Consultant of the firm. He practices mainly in civil and commercial litigation, with a specialized focus in intellectual property law, probate, insurance and real estate disputes.

Adrian is a highly experienced litigator and has represented individuals and institutional clients in complex litigious matters and in mediation proceedings.

He is well versed with the drafting of legal and commercial documents including shareholders' agreement, share purchase agreements, franchise agreements and estate planning instruments like Wills and trusts.

He is also the appointed corporate secretary and nominee director for several local and international companies, and acts for educational institutions in corporate and intellectual property matters.

Adrian's passion lies in intellectual property matters including matters such as advising on trademark infringement, copyright infringement, filing of applications for companies both locally and internationally in respect of trademarks in Singapore as well as under the Madrid Protocol.

In the course of his work in intellectual property, he has represented major international clients from all parts of the world. He is also a Singapore Registered Patent Agent. Additionally, Adrian is an Executive Committee member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, a member of the Asian Patent Attorneys' Association and has acted as Scope IP Consultant for IPOS and provided pro bono legal services at IPOS providing IP clinics for SMEs.

Some of Adrian's work includes:

  • Successfully representing a client in a matter involving a US company on the issue of corporate fraud.
  • Successfully representing a client against a developer in the High Court involving a construction law dispute
  • Represented client in an often cited High Court case of Siew Kong Engineering Works v Lian Yit Engineering Sdn Bhd [1993] 1 SLR(R) 736; [1993] SGCA 34
  • Long term advisor of a reputable German motor vehicle dealer and advises them on matters involving the motor vehicle trade and consumer law related disputes.

Adrian is appointed in the following capacities:

  • Appointed to the Inquiry Panel under section 84 of the Legal Profession Act to deal with disciplinary cases involving the legal profession.
  • Appointed to the Singapore Medical Council's Complaints Panel under the Medical Registration Act to deal with disciplinary cases involving the medical profession.
  • Appointed as Teaching fellow/facilitator of the Singapore Institute of Legal Education conducting Preparatory Course leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations for admission of lawyers to the legal profession.

Joan Kwa

Joan Kwa

Senior Associate

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Australia) (2011)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (2013)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9119

Joan is a Senior Associate of the firm. She handles general corporate, commercial and leasing matters.

She has experience advising on the subscription of shares and sale and purchase of shares and assets in private companies and a range of corporate and commercial agreements such as guarantees and service, loan, marketing, franchise, collaboration, shareholders’ and employment agreements.

She has acted for various landlords of shopping malls and offices in Singapore on matters including drafting of lease templates and advising on tenancy agreements and tenancy related documents and has represented landlords in tenancy disputes and debt recovery in the State Courts and High Courts.

Joanne Chew

Joanne Chew

Senior Associate

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Singapore) (2013)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (2014)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9155

Joanne is a Senior Associate of the firm. The focus of her practice is in the area of commercial and civil litigation.

She has represented both personal and institutional clients on a wide variety of claims, including but not limited to; shareholder disputes, contentious probate matters, interpretation of commercial contracts, economic torts, land law disputes and debt recovery matters.

Joanne also has experience drafting and reviewing commercial agreements, such as tenancy agreements, employment contracts, contracts of service and sale and purchase agreements.

She advises and acts for several small and medium enterprises, reputable local and international companies and an educational institution in corporate secretarial work which includes the drafting of board and company resolutions and minutes, filing of annual returns, preparation of annual general meeting documents and general corporate advisory work. She has experience in the incorporation of companies and has provided legal advice to corporations, groups of companies and societies.

Additionally, Joanne has represented and advised clients in divorce matters, applications under the Mental Capacity Act, Personal Protection Orders, contentious probate matters and on the drafting and interpretation of wills and trust documents.

Some of the notable cases Joanne was involved in include:

  • Public Prosecutor v Ngan Swee Choon [2015] SGMC 36, successfully argued for a sentence of a fine for a Section 323 offence.
  • MCST Plan No 3727 v Ho Kok Wei/Ng Xiang Rui [2015] SGSTB 7, successfully acted for the subsidiary proprietors in a dispute concerning whether a mandatory injunction should be granted.
  • Ling Diung Kwong v Bo Tien Temple and others [2017] SGHC 155, successfully defended clients in a matter involving a dispute between trustees and members of a temple and whether decisions made had breached rules of natural justice.
  • Successfully argued for the Respondent in a Court of Appeal matter involving constructive trusts and multi-million dollar assets. All applications taken out by the Appellant were dismissed.
  • Represented shareholders in a multi-million dollar contentious shareholder dispute involving issues of minority oppression and interpretation of trust documents.
  • Successfully obtained summary judgment for a matter involving unauthorized payments made to director and breaches of fiduciary duties.

Amraesh Balachandran

Amraesh Balachandran

Associate

Qualifications:

  • LLB (London) (2016)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (2019)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9151

Amraesh is an Associate of the firm. His main practice is in civil and commercial dispute resolution as well as corporate matters and transactions.

Amraesh has acted for individuals and corporations in a broad range of civil and commercial matters. His experience includes a variety of litigation work including insurance related disputes, company disputes, landlord-tenant disputes and contentious probate matters. He has attended and assisted court hearings at various levels including the State Courts, Family Justice Courts, High Court and Court of Appeal.

Amraesh also advises on non-contentious matters such as the drafting and reviewing of corporate/commercial agreements, Wills and the filing of Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Amraesh also has experience acting for clients in adjudications under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (SOPA).

Eleanor Ko

Eleanor Ko

Associate

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Singapore) (2016)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (2018)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9118

Eleanor is an Associate of the firm in the conveyancing and real estate practice.

She has represented individuals, major banks and financial institutions in a wide range of conveyancing, real estate and banking related matters.

Eleanor predominantly handles matters relating to the sale and purchase of private and HDB properties (both residential and commercial). She also advises and acts for parties in the refinancing of their housing loans, purchase of properties on trust, part-share sale and purchase and transfer of properties (whether the transactions are with consideration, by way of gift, or pursuant to court orders) and other general real estate matters.

Eleanor regularly advises parties on pre-contract enquiries, and has experience advising on and preparing various transactional documents such as sale and purchase agreements, mortgages, charges and other forms of security documents.

In addition, Eleanor is involved in development work and has acted for several reputable housing developers in the drafting of various documentations for the sale of units in residential and mixed development projects. She has also acted for and advised landlords in the review and amendment of their lease and licence templates to ensure compliance with the Code of Conduct for Leasing of Retail Premises in Singapore.

Eleanor also advises on the drafting of Wills, Powers of Attorney and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Daniel Li

Daniel Li

Senior Associate

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Australia) (2012)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (2015)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9116

Daniel is a Senior Associate of the firm. He practices in a wide variety of matters, including commercial litigation and corporate advisory matters at the core.

He has experience in various means of dispute resolution from litigation in the Singapore Courts to international arbitration and mediation. The nature of cases Daniel has acted in include general insurance, commercial disputes, shareholders and/or director's duties, tort and negligence and debt recovery.

Daniel regularly acts for one of the largest general insurance corporations in Singapore, involving matters such as trade credit / trade finance, performance bonds and fire and public liability insurance.

Daniel's corporate practice includes:

  • Advice on the formation and structuring of entities such as partnerships, companies and charitable organisations including preparation of constitutional documents and shareholders' agreements
  • Private mergers and acquisitions and investment agreements
  • Preparation and review of a wide variety of commercial agreements such as commodities trading agreements, hire purchase, service agreements, payment systems agreements, and joint venture and collaboration agreements

Daniel also regularly practices in the areas of landlord and tenant law, employment, personal data protection, wills and probate matters and building and construction. In the course of his practice, Daniel has acted for clients ranging from individuals to listed corporations as well as international clients.

Lynn Chan

Lynn Chan

Associate

Qualifications:

  • LLB (Singapore) (2018)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (2019)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9120

Lynn is an Associate of the firm. Her practice is in civil and commercial litigation and in family law.

Lynn's expertise is in family matters, encompassing both matrimonial proceedings as well as inheritance disputes. In 2021, she was part of a team that successfully defended a contested will, which was upheld on appeal.

Lynn is well versed in non-contentious private client matters, having advised many families on their wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA), and deputyship applications under the Mental Capacity Act.

Apart from family law, Lynn has also worked on civil litigation and bankruptcy cases in the High Court.

Lynn is a member of the Singapore Association of Women Lawyers (SAWL) and has contributed her time in pro bono legal clinics under SAWL's auspices.

She was educated in SMK Assunta, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia and as an ASEAN scholar at Victoria Junior College, Singapore. She later read law at the National University of Singapore and graduated with honours. She is fluent in both English and Bahasa Melayu, and also speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

Julia Emma Dcruz

Julia Emma DCruz

Associate

Qualifications:

  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (2020)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (2021)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9149

Julia is an Associate of the firm. Her main practice is in the area of commercial and civil litigation, as well as corporate matters and commercial transactions.

Julia handles both contentious and non-contentious landlord and tenant matters, including drafting and reviewing of commercial lease agreements, advising on retail leases and licences, and acting in tenancy-related disputes, debt recovery and enforcement. She has also assisted in drafting and reviewing various other commercial agreements such as collaboration agreements, service agreements and equipment hire agreements.

Apart from tenancy-related matters, Julia has also assisted in a variety of civil and commercial disputes, including disputes relating to negligence claims, insurance and debt recovery and has experience in employment law matters.

Kelly Tan

Kelly Tan

Associate

Qualifications:

  • LL.B.(Hons), Southampton (2016)
  • Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) (2019)

Contact Information

(65) 6324 9167

Kelly is an Associate of the firm. Her main practice is the area of civil and commercial litigation as well as general corporate matters.

Kelly has assisted in a variety of contentious matters involving contractual and commercial disputes as well as arbitral matters and has experience in construction and criminal law matters.