PRIVATE CLIENT

Private Client

We have provided tailored solutions for our private clients, their children and their children’s children in a wide spectrum of personal legal matters, ranging from matrimonial proceedings to immigration to lasting power of attorney applications.

 

Our family law practice provides representation and advice on all aspects of family law and matrimonial proceedings. Services we provide include advice and representation on annulment, judicial separation, divorce, division of matrimonial assets, custody, care, control, access, maintenance, and other ancillary matters. In cases of family violence, we provide advice and representation for the application for personal protection, expedited, and domestic exclusion orders. We believe that discretion and delicate handling of a situation by an understanding lawyer is important.

 

In trust, probate and administration, we are well-known for possessing decades of experience in applications for grants of probate and letters of administration, the actual administration and distribution of assets, estate planning, and the transfer of assets between jurisdictions. Solutions that we craft and advise our clients on include the general power of attorney, lasting power of attorney, pre- and post-nuptial agreement, deed of family arrangement, trusts, and foundation.

Some of the major trust cases that we have been involved in which have gone before the courts include:

 

  • The Sallim Talib Settlements;
  • The Tan Tye Estate;
  • The Valibhoy Trust;
  • The Alkaff Settlements;
  • The Tan Lip Boey Estate;
  • The Wee Kay Siang Estate;
  • The Lee Hiok Kwee Estate;
  • The Shaik Ahmad B A.W. Basharahil Estate;
  • The Chow Cho Pon Estate;
  • The Manasseh Meyer Singapore and Hebrew School Settlements; and
  • The Alexander Eu Keng Kee Estate
  • Estate of Lee Wee Kheng

 

We also advise on immigration, adoption, guardianship and appointment of committees for mentally disabled persons, applications for deputyship, and enforcement against deputies and donees for breach of duties.

 

We endeavour to service our clients across generations.