Matrimonial and Family Disputes



When dealing with matrimonial and family issues, our dispute resolution lawyers are well trained in the particular skillset and distinct sensitivity required in helping clients deal with the choices and possibilities faced. Our team of lawyers is experienced in the law and practice, including dealing with financial implications, and procedures following a separation or divorce. We are attentive to the sensitivities of family relationships and are able to provide clear guidance and advice to protect our client’s interests through court proceedings where necessary.






Accolades

Rankings Received From Professional and Commercial Publications In 2020




  • Asialaw Profiles : Recognised for Dispute Resolution

  • Read more >>

  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific : Recommended for Dispute Resolution

  • Read more >>





Practice Highlights



CNPLaw acted for a client to obtain a declaration that she is a lawful wife pursuant to section 181 of the Women’s Charter

CNPLaw acted for a client to obtain a declaration that she is a lawful wife pursuant to section 181 of the Women’s Charter

In the case – Wong Swee Hor v Tan Jip Seng and others [2015] 1 SLR 929, CNPLaw LLP successfully acted for a client to obtain a declaration that she is a lawful wife pursuant to section 181 of the Women’s Charter.

Find out more >>






The Matrimonial and Family Disputes Team




See Tow Soo Ling Legal Partner at CNPLaw LLP image

Partner

Soo Ling’s main areas of practice are intellectual property and dispute resolution. She has experience in a diverse range of matters such as building construction, company law, commercial law, disciplinary proceedings, employment law, family law, intellectual property, property law, probate & administration and shareholder disputes. Soo Ling is “Recommended” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020. Find out more about Soo Ling and read about the CNPupdate articles that she has contributed, showcasing her expertise in this field of practice, one in particular – Testamentary capacity to do a will.

          



Chan Wai Mun Partner at CNPLaw LLP

Partner

Wai Mun heads the firm’s real estate team and is also a member of the family practice team. He has more than 10 years of experience in litigation and commercial work. Wai Mun previously acted in a highly-contested divorce.

     



Edwin Chia Partner at CNPLaw LLP

Partner

Edwin’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, disciplinary proceedings, wills and probate, shareholders’ disputes, and employment matters. He has been involved in matters at all levels of the Singapore Courts (including the Court of Appeal), and has acted as lead counsel in matters before the High Court of Singapore and disciplinary tribunals (as prosecuting counsel). Edwin previously acted for a client to obtain a declaration that she is a lawful wife pursuant to section 181 of the Women’s Charter.

          



Hu Huimin Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Senior Associate

Huimin is a Senior Associate with the firm’s Dispute Resolution team and Family Law team. She was called to the Singapore bar in 2012. Her main area of practice is general civil and commercial litigation. She has been involved in various civil trials and hearings before the State Courts, the High Court and the Court of Appeal of Singapore. Find out more about Huimin and read about the CNPupdate articles that she has contributed, showcasing her expertise in this field of practice, one in particular – Amendments to the Mental Capacity Act.

          



Laura Lim legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP image

Associate

Laura has been involved in various lease reviews for commercial properties and advised clients in relation to acquisitions of residential and industrial properties. Presently, her main areas of practice are in corporate real estate and retail conveyancing.

          




CNPLaw   >  Dispute Resolution   >   Matrimonial and Family Disputes