Justin is a Legal Associate in the Family and Divorce Practice Group. He has experience acting for both local and expatriate clients.
Justin has litigation experience at all levels of the Courts and has acted as lead counsel in matters heard both in the Family Court and in the Family Division of the High Court. He has also assisted with Court of Appeal matters.
Justin’s litigation practice includes dealing with all aspects of family and divorce matters including contested divorce proceedings; contentious child issues; maintenance claims; division of matrimonial assets involving high net worth parties; guardianship applications; international cases involving cross-border issues such as relocation and forum non conveniens; applications for personal protection orders; interlocutory applications (including injunctions, striking out, discovery/interrogatories, stay of proceedings); enforcement applications; financial matters pursuant to a foreign divorce and adoption matters.
Justin’s notable experience includes:
- Acting as lead counsel in successfully resisting a discovery application in which the application was dismissed in its entirety with cost orders in favor of his client.
- Acting as lead counsel in successfully resisting an application involving expatriate parties to strike out and/or stay the wife’s claim for spousal maintenance in which the application was dismissed in its entirety with cost orders in favor of his client.
In line with the Family Justice Courts’ direction towards therapeutic justice, Justin is invested in mediation and amicable resolution of cases whenever possible. He assists parties with negotiating out-of-court settlements for sustainable outcomes.
As a solicitor, Justin also advises parties on non-contentious matters such as drafting pre-nuptial agreements; post-nuptial agreements; deeds of separation; trust deeds and Wills.
Justin graduated from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, in 2018 with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours in Law in the Second Class, Division One (Second Upper). He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2021 and he is a member of the Law Society of Singapore.