Nadia Moynihan

August Law Corporation

  • 12 Eu Tong Sen Street #04-166 The Central Singapore 059819

About

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.

Memberships

  • 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

Selected Cases

  • OMG Holdings Pte Ltd v Pos Ad Sdn Bhd [2012] 4 SLR 231: Pleadings, limitation issue
  • BMR v BMS [2013] SGDC 421: Care and control and access of child, maintenance
  • JAI v JAI [2014] SGDC 382: Maintenance for wife
  • TDI v TDJ [2015] SGFC 11: Care and control, overnight access
  • TAT v TAU [2015] SGFC 19: Custody, care and control, access, relocation
  • THH v THI [2015] SGFC 135: Interim maintenance for wife and child
  • PP v Rosdi Bin Joenet [2016] SGHC 58: Sentencing for homicide in case of mental illness.
  • Public Prosecutor v ASR [2018] SGHC 94: Sentencing of intellectually disabled young person for aggravated rape.
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Reviews (29)

As a client who has had the pleasure of working with Ms Nadia, we are extremely pleased with her professional work. Ms Nadia possesses a sharp legal mind and pays extensive attention to the details of the case matter. She exhibits maturity and experience beyond her years. Her warm personality coupled with her diligent and sincere attitude made working with Ms Nadia a pleasant experience. We believe that Ms Nadia conducts herself in an exemplary manner and is definitely an asset to the legal profession in Singapore. We would have no hesitation to recommend her to any future clients who expect a smart professional legal service.

Charles Penafort, Managing Director – Matrix Cooling (S) Pte Ltd,

I have referred a number of Singapore law matters to Nadia on behalf of clients through the years. All have praised her advice, her fastidious approach to her work and commercial approach to resolving disputes and can recommend Nadia without any reservation.

Daniel Margulies,

From the moment I spoke to Nadia Moynihan I felt reassured. Her professionalism, empathy and sharp intellect impressed me. She has a wealth of knowledge on the subject of employment law in Singapore and she utilizes many outstanding, unique and very creative strategies. I will remain forever grateful to you Nadia for helping me to resolve a difficult employment situation.

Audrey O’Farrell,

We have engaged Nadia to act on our behalf while resident in Singapore. Nadia has a superb understanding of Singaporean law and a great knowledge of all its intricacies. She consistently provided us expert counsel and has a great ability to explain complex legal procedures into meaningful language and understandable terms. We have total faith in Nadia and are delighted to have this opportunity to recommend her.

Conor O’Connor,
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