Carrie is a Partner in the Family and Divorce Practice Group. She has over 20 years of experience in this area and has represented high net worth families and individuals in a wide range of matrimonial and family law related disputes as lead counsel in matters heard before the Singapore Family Court, the High Court of Singapore, the Appellate Division of the High Court and to the Court of Appeal.
Carrie has been listed in the Doyle’s Guide for Leading Family & Divorce lawyers in Singapore for seven consecutive years from 2017 to 2023 and is identified as a Leading lawyer in the same guide in 2021, 2022 and 2023.
Carrie is also the author of the chapters ‘The Law Relating to Children’ and ‘The Abduction of Children’ in the 2022 edition of ‘Law and Practice of Family Law in Singapore’, a publication by Sweet & Maxwell.
Carrie is sought after as lead counsel for cases involving complex custody and cross border transnational matters and in matters involving the division of high net worth assets. Carrie also regularly advises on family matters involving contentious divorces, disputes over the custody of children, the relocation of children, maintenance, family violence/protection orders and maintenance claims. Carrie is also proficient in Syariah Court matters involving Muslim divorces, custody disputes and assets division.
Carrie’s notable cases include the seminal Court of Appeal decision in the landmark case of ANJ v ANK -  4 SLR 1043, that prescribed the structured approach that is adopted in almost all subsequent cases dealing with the division of matrimonial assets, the Court of Appeal decision in USB v USA and another appeal -  2 SLR 588M, the High Court decisions in URU v URV -  3 SLR 1045 UFU (M.W.) v UFV -  SGHCF 23, TZG v TZH -  SGHCF 9, ACY v ACZ -  2 SLR 1320, BND v BNE -  SGHC 30 and BJV v BJW -  SGHC 140, amongst other noteworthy cases.
Carrie is a member of the Law Society of Singapore’s Family Law Practice Committee, and was also an Organizing Committee member for the Family Conference 2021 which is organized yearly by the Law Society of Singapore and supported by the Ministry of Law and the Family Justice Court. Carrie was also the Master of Ceremonies for the Family Law Conference 2022.
Carrie has been invited by various organisations to give talks on family matters, including the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations, has also been quoted in national newspapers and magazines and has been featured on national radio shows. She has also volunteered at the Family Justice Court’s Pro Bono Clinic and the Singapore Association of Women’s Lawyers’ Pro Bono Clinic.
Carrie is equally adept and at home in the court room as she is at mediation. She is known for her empathy towards her clients and her ability to advocate persuasively for her clients to the Courts.
Carrie was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2000.