Leonard graduated with a Direct Honours Class II (Division I) in Bachelor of Laws from the University of Birmingham, a member of the Russell Group which consists of several world-class, research-intensive universities. He was awarded the University of Birmingham Law School Excellence Scholarship for three years running.
Leonard was previously schooled at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, where he obtained a Diploma in Business Studies.
Leonard specialises in Criminal Litigation and has voluminous experience in criminal matters. He understands it is not easy to operate one’s life normally while being investigated by the police. Thus, he strives to assist the client in concluding the case as early as possible to provide respite and help them get their lives back on track.
Leonard also handles Civil Litigation and Family cases. He is quick witted and perceptive which helps clients to be confident in entrusting him.
Leonard prides himself on putting the best case forward and always acts in the best interests for his clients. He values the relationship and always strives to keep his clients updated of their cases.
Leonard believes that everyone deserves to have legal representation. He is of the opinion that any accused has the right to be presumed innoncent until proven guilty.
Leonard has a wide knowledge of Criminal Law in Singapore. He has handled numerous types of criminal matters, inter alia, molest, rape, shop theft, robbery, wielding a dangerous weapon, maid abuse, rioting, criminal breach of trust, cheating, corruption, drug offences, extortion, voluntarily causing hurt and traffic offences. He has assisted many clients in securing better than expected results.
Leonard is able to help his clients by drafting representations and/or mitigations and conducting meetings with the Prosecution, in order to put their best case forward.
Leonard is upfront and genuine in his advice to you in order to help you manage your expectations. Nevertheless, he still strives his utmost best to defend his clients in order to obtain the best result for them, be it getting the charges dropped or asking for a reduction in charges or sentence.
Leonard understands that family troubles always hit home the hardest. Dealing with family in the Courtroom is always difficult and ardous. That makes it more important to have the right legal representation to assist you better in order to take emotions out the equation.
Leonard also goes the extra mile to help you back on your feet and guides you through this strenuous period. He is ever willing to help you and provide you the best advice to run your case well.
Civil litigation may look like a complicated process and difficult to understand. Leonard prides himself in simplfying his client's matter so that they can better understand the procedures involved.
Leonard makes it a habit to constantly keep his clients updated and well-advised during the legal proceedings. He makes it a point to give his clients the best advice from an objective point of view, so as to ensure that his clients do not waste their hard earned money on fruitless expeditions, but instead, focus on getting the best out of their cases.