Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore
At Withers KhattarWong LLP in Singapore, our team of expert serious crime lawyers practice in white-collar and serious crime in the High Court and State Courts of Singapore. This includes providing specialist advice on corruption, casino fraud, insider trading, forgery, fraud and market manipulation cases.Our serious crime legal team regularly acts for individuals affected by high-profile and complex cases that involve drugs, extortion, kidnapping, robbery, sexual offences and murder. Shashi Nathan – our partner – specialises in criminal litigation.
We are also often engaged to act for professionals – such as doctors, lawyers and accountants – in their respective disciplinary proceedings.
Shashi, described by Who’s Who Legal as one of Singapore’s leading business crime lawyers, is also leader of the Criminal Bar. He previously chaired the Criminal Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore. At present, Shashi currently chairs the Criminal Justice Chapter under the Singapore Academy of Law.
You can turn to the serious crime lawyers at Withers KhattarWong to act in your best interests with no exception and provide the highest quality counsel and defence. Here are some of the main reasons to put your trust in our team:
Withers KhattarWong provides a depth of knowledge and expertise that few law firms in Singapore can match. Our serious crime solicitors have built up a strong reputation for handling complex, high-profile cases with great success.
In addition, the practice keeps close to its heart the importance of access to justice for all. This is why pro bono defence is at the heart of our corporate social responsibility efforts. It is an important aspect of our day-to-day work. As such, we regularly take on cases for persons in need of criminal defence – even if they have little or no means. We are committed to playing a meaningful role in the community life of Singapore.
Represented a client charged for abetment by engaging in a conspiracy with 2 co-accused persons by furnishing a false statement to the Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading Limited.
Represented one of 3 persons arrested for allegedly being involved in a multimillion-dollar gold investment scam.
Assisted with the investigations into suspected false and misleading statements, and breaches of disclosure requirements.
Represented a client in Operation Car Wash – an ongoing criminal investigation being carried out in Brazil involving allegations of corruption between a state-controlled oil company, Petrobras, and construction firms.
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