Samuel is the founding director of Yuen Law. Samuel has a strong reputation for being able to proficiently straddle both the complexities of commercial transaction and the intricacies of intellectual property laws. His sharp business acumen has allowed him to provide innovative and cost effective solutions to his clients.
Samuel previously practiced in the corporate and securities law departments of a large local firm and boutique law practices. He enjoyed a fruitful stint as a head of department and group legal counsel of an internationally renowned conglomerate headquartered in Kuala Lumpur. Samuel has represented clients from diverse and specialized sectors that included banks, venture capitalist, manufacturers, biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical clinics, F&B chains, retailers, online businesses, fintech, and social enterprises.
Samuel is the honorary legal counsel for the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore. In his spare time, Samuel volunteers with Law Society, the Guide Dogs Association of the Blind and serves in his local church. Samuel’s idea of fun is playing with his baby girl and building jigsaw puzzles.
Samuel and his team of dedicated legal practitioners place professionalism and service excellence as a fundamental value within the heart of our firm and practice, serving clients with integrity and professionalism. Every client is intently understood with utmost empathy of their unique legal needs. Yuen Law looks to serve their clients with dedication as a cohesive team, working to meet a well communicated goal.
- Protection and Commercialisation of Brands and IP
- Investment transactions
- Sale and Purchase of Assets, Businesses and Companies
- Shareholders’ relations
- Seed and series funding
- Due Diligence
- Fast Emerging Boutique Law Firm of the Year in Singapore (Global Law Experts 2016)
- Boutique Private Client Law Firm of the Year in Singapore (Global Law Experts 2016)
- Boutique Private Client Law Firm of the Year in Singapore (Corporate INTL Global Awards Winner 2016)
- Boutique Private Client Law Firm of the Year in Singapore (Corporate INTL Global Awards Winner 2015)
- Fast Emerging Boutique Law Firm of the Year in Singapore (Corporate INTL Global Awards Winner 2015)
Sale and Purchase of Business
From private equity mergers, acquisitions, investments, Yuen law is able to advise on all stages of the deal, from structuring the deal, conducting due diligence, to contract negotiations and lodging applications for regulatory licences. We advise buyers and sellers on how to understand the value of a business and how to manage undisclosed risks and liabilites.
We assist our clients to identify, protect and commercialise their IP assets, so they can build long and lasting brands, through a wide range of IP services, including trade mark registrations, design protection, IP management, enforcement of IP rights, negotiationg for licenses, distributions and collaboration agreements.
The success of a company depends on the fortitude and success of its relationships. We help our clients formalise their commerical relationships with customers, employees and shareholders, to give clarity to the terms of the working relationship and to provide for exit strategies. We also assist clients in day-to-day corporate administration, advising them on managing their legal risks and providing board/shareholder advisory services.
Media & Publications
LegaleSE: A Legal Handbook for Social Enterprises (first edition)
LegaleSE: A Legal Handbook for Community Organisation (second edition)
Singapore Business Review: What you need to known when buying a business in Singapore
The New Savvy: Funding Options Available for Companies
Brands and Influencers | PR and Legal Perspectives organised by IPRS (21 Jul 17)
SME & The Law, organised by e2i and SeraphCorp (29 Jun 17)
Overview of IP and Advanced IP Strategies, organised by Ideas Inc NTU (27 May 17)
Legal Aspects of Contract Negotiations by Managers organsised by Redshift (9 May 17)
Contracting in a freelance agreement – dos and don’ts organised by NTUC (5 May 17)
Starting a Business in Singapore organised by Boardman (24 Mar 17)
IP Issues Faced by PR and Creative Professionals organised by IPRS (27 Oct 16)
Fundraising in Singapore organised by Global Exchange Enterprise (25 Jul 16)
Legal Structures for VWO organised by NCSS (26 Jan 16)
Services & Fees
We believe in being transparent about our pricing, we offer fixed fee costs for project basis or monthly retainers.
- Commercial Disputes
- Privacy / Data Compliance Review (PDPA)
- Debt Recovery
- Deed Polls (Name Change)
- Contract Review
- Commercial Crime and Regulatory Compliance
- Trademark Infringement
- Shareholder Disputes
- Sale and Purchase of Business
- Employment Disputes
- Landlord-Tenant Disputes
- Intellectual Property Advice
- Drafting IOU / Debt Acknowledgment
- Trade Mark Registration
- Contractual Disputes
- Drafting Contracts
- Copyright Infringement
- Commissioner for Oaths
- Debt Recovery for Companies
- Setting up a business
- Information / Cybersecurity Review