In our Lawyer Feature series, we get a glimpse into lives of the lawyers who contribute articles and thought leadership with Asia Law Network when they are not practicing the law. We want to put a face to the lawyer and bring out the color and texture of who they are.

Lawyer Feature – Kelvin Tan from Vicki Heng Law Corporation

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area My main areas of practice would be civil and commercial litigation. I also handle the usual family law matters like divorce, adoption and mental capacity act cases. Separately, we also have a corporate advisory practice largely for SMEs. I have always enjoyed litigation […]

Lawyer Feature – Farhana Siddiqui from Withers KhattarWong

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialise in and why you choose this practice area I focus on corporate finance with focus on M&A (public and PE), acquisition finance and debt capital markets. And they chose me! I wanted to be a litigator but did a seat in corporate and fell in love with structuring deals and the […]

Lawyer Feature – Chia Yong Yong from Chia Yong Yong Law Corporation

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area I am a corporate lawyer, with particular interest in applying a holistic approach to the development of businesses, whether they be start-ups, SMEs or larger corporations. My 30-over years of experience in a broad spectrum of legal practice, and recent years in the […]

Lawyer Feature – Samuel Yuen from Yuen Law LLC

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area Depending on who you ask, I am specialising variously in Corporate law, securities and fundraising laws, M&A work or Intellectual Property laws.  I recall, as a young undergraduate, intentionally seeking to train only at law practices that would allow me to ‘cross practice’.  […]

Lawyer Feature – Ronald JJ Wong from Covenant Chambers LLC

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area I practise in commercial litigation, and corporate advisory and transactions. I practise in these areas because there is great satisfaction in intellectually engaging many different areas of law which apply in a myriad of circumstances, while serving people to try and achieve just […]

Lawyer Feature – Ushan Premaratne from Withers KhattarWong

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area I specialize in dispute resolution and guide my clients through potential and actual legal disputes. I believe in achieving commercial solutions and through the offering of practical legal advice, I assist my clients to settle their disputes in an amicable and cost effective […]

Lawyer Feature – Srijit Jeshua Shashedaran from Netto & Magin LLC

Reading Time: 2 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area My firm is a full- service firm. We do a variety of matters. I have been involved in Construction disputes, Commercial & Company Law disputes, Divorce matters and Criminal matters. Practicing in a range of matters, gives me perspective and also deepens my […]

Lawyer Feature – Pratap Kishan from Ho Wong Law Practice LLC

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialise in and why you choose this practice area I handle a cross-section of civil and commercial litigation, matrimonial matters and criminal law. I also handle arbitration both in Singapore and International Arbitration.  I started out as a young lawyer many years ago wanting to specialise in criminal law, however I did […]

Lawyer Feature – Tan Cheow Hung from Beacon Law Corporation

Reading Time: 4 minutesAreas that you specialise in and why you choose this practice area The greater part of my experience has been in Dispute Resolution. I have represented clients in a diverse range of civil and commercial disputes; including shareholders’ and partnership disputes, employment disputes, defamation proceedings, construction disputes, banking disputes and tortious claims.  In recent years, […]

Lawyer Feature — PE Ashokan from Withers KhattarWong

Reading Time: 2 minutesAreas that you specialise in and why you choose this practice area My focus is on litigation both civil and criminal. There is no excitement that can match the thrills and frills of a trial which keeps you at a high level of alertness with equal amount of stress. What made you want to be […]

an image of Singapore lawyer Lau Kah Hee with a picturesque hotel in the background
Lawyer Feature – Lau Kah Hee (Derrick Wong & Lim BC LLP)

Reading Time: 5 minutesThis week we interview Kah Hee from Derrick Wong & Lim BC LLP to get to know him better beyond his work as a lawyer. Having graduated from both National University of Singapore (LLB) and University of Cambridge (LLM) with First Class Honours,  Kah Hee is both a qualified Attorney as well as a Chartered […]

Lawyer Feature — Mark Toh (Engelin Teh Practice LLC)

Reading Time: 4 minutesMost prized possession   I value a possession by the memories which are evoked by that particular possession, regardless of monetary value. My most prized possession is therefore the one which has the most delightful memories tied to it. One thing I prize greatly is a box of handmade cards and notes from children whom I […]