Nadia’s practice represents a broad cross-section of the kind of legal services that most businesses and individuals typically need, regardless of industry sector or client profile, with a particular focus on dispute resolution.
She regularly advises corporate and private clients on schemes of arrangement, bankruptcy proceedings, trade disputes, employment disputes and a wide array of other contractual and tortious claims from fraud to defamation. Her litigation practice draws upon her experience representing clients in complex multi-jurisdictional cases involving misappropriation of funds and shareholder disputes. She has also represented numerous employers and employees in claims relating to wrongful dismissal, breach of employment contracts and harassment in the workplace. She has significant experience handling highly contentious cases of all kinds from State Courts to Court of Appeal level.
Her matrimonial practice features cross-border disputes regarding child custody and the enforcement of maintenance as well as High Court litigation pertaining to the division of substantial matrimonial assets located in multiple jurisdictions. Her criminal practice includes experience representing clients in prosecutions for drug offences, sexual offences and violent offences ranging from voluntarily causing hurt to homicide. She also has experience representing children charged with criminal offences.
Nadia’s non-contentious practice includes the drafting of various commercial agreements such as shareholders’ agreements and distribution agreements as well as personal legal instruments such as wills, lasting powers of attorney and deed polls.
Nadia is on the panel of lawyers of a number of embassies in Singapore.
Qualifications / Admissions
- LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore
- Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales
- Irish Chamber of Commerce, Singapore;
- The Medico-Legal Society of Singapore;
- Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore;
- The Law Society’s Family Law Practice Committee
- The Law Society’s Criminal Law Practice Committee;
- Singapore Association of Women Lawyers
- AIJA – International Association of Young Lawyers
- OMG Holdings Pte Ltd v Pos Ad Sdn Bhd  4 SLR 231: Pleadings, limitation issue
- BMR v BMS  SGDC 421: Care and control and access of child, maintenance
- JAI v JAI  SGDC 382: Maintenance for wife
- TDI v TDJ  SGFC 11: Care and control, overnight access
- TAT v TAU  SGFC 19: Custody, care and control, access, relocation
- THH v THI  SGFC 135: Interim maintenance for wife and child
- PP v Rosdi Bin Joenet  SGHC 58: Sentencing for homicide in case of mental illness.
- Public Prosecutor v ASR  SGHC 94: Sentencing of intellectually disabled young person for aggravated rape.
Nadia has experience acting for corporate and private clients in a wide variety of litigation matters ranging from franchising disputes to employment litigation and a diverse range of breach of contract actions. She is an aggressive advocate and a creative litigation strategist who will go the extra mile to try to put forth the kind of case that works in her clients' best interests.
Media & Publications
- “COVID-19: Temporary Relief from Legal Obligations” – SingaporeLegalAdvice.com, 22 April 2020
- “COVID-19 Commercial Lease Issues in Singapore: What to Do” – SingaporeLegalAdvice.com, 13 April 2020
- Atkin’s Court Forms – Singapore, Chapters XXXVII & LI
- Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore – Vol 16(3) Road Traffic, (2019 Ed.)
- “8 Creative Ways of Proving Your Location for Your Legal Case (Even If You Have No Witnesses)” – SingaporeLegalAdvice.com, 19 March 2018
- All you need to know about Singapore’s Employment Law in 5 minutes – Dragon Law Blog Post
- “3 Ways To Recover Your Unpaid Invoices” – SingaporeLegalAdvice.com, 17 September 2016
- “Lawyers report surge in queries related to issues triggered by coronavirus pandemic” – The Straits Times, 26 April 2020
- “Intellectually disabled boy gets reformative training for raping teen girl” – Yahoo News, 12 March 2018
- “Teen who committed rape at age 14 gets reformative training” – The Straits Times, 12 March 2018
- “Problematic neighbours? Here are 4 things you can do when the kampung spirit disappears” – Channel NewsAsia, 14 January 2018
- “Teen pleads guilty to raping girl when he was 14; prosecution seeks jail and caning” – The Straits Times, 6 February 2017
- “SMRT settles lawsuit over escalator fall” – The Straits Times, 5 May 2016
- “Shangri-La shooting: Man who encouraged friend to crash through barrier jailed, caned” – Channel Newsasia, 21 December 2015
- “Horror at home: Most child abuse cases here involve caretakers” – The New Paper, 1 November 2015
- “Does an ex-wife really get half the man’s money in a divorce” – Asiaone Women, 19 October 2015
Services & Fees
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- Commercial Disputes
- MCST Disputes
- Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)
- Criminal Defence
- Syariah Divorce
- Shareholder Disputes
- Employment Disputes
- Trademark Infringement
- Probate and Letters of Administration
- Medical Negligence
- Magistrate's Complaint
- Building and Construction Claims
- Renovation Claims
- Civil Litigation
- Muslim Wills and Inheritance
- Contractual Disputes
- Pre-Nuptial Agreement
- Personal Protection Order
- Protection From Harassment Order
- Winding Up of Companies
- Mental Capacity Act applications
- Personal Injury
- Debt Recovery for Companies