Rebecca Vathanasin

Ann Tan & Associates

  • 14 Robinson Road #09-02 Far East Finance Building Singapore 048545
  • Office Hours:

    9.00 am to 6.00 pm

About

Rebecca is an associate with Ann Tan & Associates, practising family law alongside with Dr Anamah Tan. Prior to joining Ann Tan & Associates, she was an associate with I.R.B. Law LLP where she similarly, practised family law. This has been her core practice since her admission to the bar in August 2017.

She has taken out and resisted numerous court applications including divorce, personal protection orders, applications for spousal and child maintenance, custody applications, relocation applications; and is well versed in Family Justice Courts and Syariah Court proceedings.

Rebecca was previously involved the following cases:

Landmark Court of Appeal case of ADP v ADQ (2012) SGCA 6 which found that the Singapore courts has the jurisdiction under the Women’s Charter to order the division of matrimonial assets and maintenance even if the marriage between parties was found to be void.  

UTY v UTZ [2019] SGFC 32 – successfully obtained an order for her Client for the enforcement of maintenance (for the wife and the children) under a divorce order which had been place since 2004. The opposing party had gone incommunicado and had repeatedly evaded the payment of maintenance over the course of 15 years. During the 15 years, several orders were also obtained for the transfer of the opposing party’s CPF monies to her Client’s CPF account to set off the monies due to her Client under the original divorce order. 

UYQ v UYP (2020) SGCA 3 – succeeded on appeal and overturned a High Court Judge’s decision to make an adjustment of 7.5% (7.5% decrease for her Client and conversely, a 7.5% increase ofr the opposing party) to the average ratios awarded to parties for the division of the matrimonial assets. Following the appeal, the adjustment was reversed and the division was reverted back to the original ratios that the High Court Judge had originally found for.

Rebecca currently also sits on the Muslim Law Practice Committee (the Law Society of Singapore), the Young Lawyers Committee (the Law Society of Singapore) as well as the Family Justice Support Scheme (Law Society Pro Bono Services) 

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Reviews (17)

Rebecca was helpful in her advice to my wife and I to reconcile our relationship. She encouraged my wife to give the marriage a chance instead of seeing through a divorce. My wife listened and relented. Rebecca is not only professional in her conduct but is also personal and relatable.

Jonathan,

Rebecca, has been so amazing to work with. Despite the fact that she made herself available at any time of the day, working with me from overseas is just so incredible. She is very professional and always seem to be on top of everything and she truly does her job from heart by helping others. I can’t thank her and her team enough for what they have done for me. Finally now I can move on again with my life so thank you and you guys are wonderful!

Best,

Sally,

I am grateful to Bernard and Rebecca for their help in helping me annul my marriage. Every step of the way, they were committed, professional and responsive. I can now move on with my life.

Charles Lim (name changed to protect privacy),

Rebecca has always very prompt and precise in handling my case. Professional. Patient with clients. And sensitive towards clients needs. Trustworthy. Always keeps me in the loop and updates me. Very approachable. Explains clearly and in detail each and every course of action and what would be the best action to take. She is highly reccomended.

Timothy Ang,
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