Family & Private Clients

Our family and private client lawyers have extensive experience in advising on and managing separation, divorces, custody disputes as well as division of matrimonial assets and maintenance issues.

High net worth clients entrust us with a wide spectrum of private client issues, including private wealth planning, asset protection, multi-jurisdictional conflicts as well as private wealth litigation.

Our lawyers possess the necessary experience and skill to advise our family and private wealth clients in a discreet and empathetic manner.

Our Specialists

Hannah Cheang

Elaine Seow

Esther Yong

Our People

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Hannah Cheang

Associate Director

Hannah was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in August 2014. Since then, she has built her legal practice around corporate and commercial dispute resolution, family matters and private client matters.

Disputes-wise, Hannah has handled a wide variety of matters including contractual disputes; matrimonial disputes involving divorce, annulment, ancillary matters, intervention in ancillary matters and variation of maintenance; construction disputes under both the Court system and the Building and Construction Industry Securities of Payment Act; property disputes between landlord and tenant, between co-owners, between vendor and purchaser and between subsidiary proprietor and MCST; employment disputes involving wrongful dismissal and breach of confidentiality; personal injury claims for both plaintiffs and defendants; trademark infringement disputes and bankruptcy disputes.

When she’s not handling disputes, Hannah regularly assists clients with trademark registrations, applications under the Mental Capacity Act, applications for Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration, and the drafting of wills.

Being an avid footballer as well, Hannah currently plays midfield for the Law Society women’s team and represents the Singapore Bar in the annual Bench & Bar Games against the Malaysian Bar.

Areas of Practice

Commercial Disputes & Litigation

Family & Private Clients

Trademark Registrations

Qualifications

LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore

Admissions

Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

Elaine Seow

Director

Elaine is a director in our firm overseeing our corporate practice. She is also a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths. An accomplished corporate lawyer, Elaine began her legal career in the litigation arena. She first practised in Singapore, then in London where, as a property litigation solicitor, she instructed barristers and Queen’s Counsel. She then returned to Singapore to practice as a corporate lawyer.

As a specialist legal counsel to clients in the food and beverage industry, Elaine has acted and continues to act for a number of Singapore brands in the bakery, Chinese cuisine, coffee, ice cream, fried chicken food segments in their franchising activities and is instrumental in the legal advisory scope of their overseas expansion. She also regularly advises overseas multinational corporations and institutions of higher education on their commercial, contractual and employment law matters in Singapore. She has a special affinity with medical professionals and of late, she has represented parties in joint ventures in the medical and healthcare sector and in a deal completed in the 2nd quarter of 2018, represented a group of doctors in a merger with a fund to set up a healthcare group practice in Singapore and is also advising another group in its expansion plans.

She has been recognised in the 2016 Singapore Business Review’s “40 under 40 Influential Lawyers” and mentioned in the Legal 500 on Employment Law.

Areas of Practice

Corporate and Commercial Law

Employment Law

Family & Private Clients

Business Formation & Management

Notary Public & Commissioner for Oaths

Qualifications

LL.B. National University of Singapore

Admissions

Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors (England & Wales)

Esther Yong

Associate

Esther was called to the Singapore Bar in 2018 and is part of the firm’s dispute resolution team. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Magna Cum Laude) from the Singapore Management University in 2017.

Esther handles a wide range of civil and commercial disputes, including shareholders’ disputes, insolvency, contractual disputes, debt recovery and tenancy disputes.

She is also appointed to the Legal Aid Bureau’s Panel of Solicitors and assists legal aid applicants on their family law matters.

Areas of Practice

Commercial Disputes & Litigation

International Commercial Arbitration

Family & Private Clients

Qualifications

LL.B. Singapore Management University

Admissions

Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

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