Marianne Chew

Associate, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

*Withers KhattarWong is a Formal Law Alliance between Withers LLP and KhattarWong LLP. Marianne Chew is from KhattarWong LLP.

Marianne is an associate in the criminal litigation team.

Her areas of practice include criminal litigation, criminal advisory work and fraud investigations. Marianne’s practice spans a broad spectrum of white and blue collar offences, which include criminal breach of trust, corruption, insider trading, fraud, drug offences, murder and sexual offences. She has also advised on personal injury claims, matrimonial matters, wills, bankruptcy proceedings and contractual disputes.

Secretary Barbara Tan

Track record

Admissions

Memberships

Assisting Counsel in a Magistrate’s Appeal in the High Court, in a matter relating to investigations by the Corrupt Practices Investigations Bureau (‘CPIB’). A novel area of law involving the application of sentencing principles where false information is provided to the authorities was canvassed and argued. The appeal against sentence was successful and the Appellant’s sentence of 3 weeks’ imprisonment was reduced to a fine.

Assisting Counsel in a trial defending a client accused of an outrage of modesty offence. The Complainant’s evidence was shown to be lacking in consistency and corroboration. The trial judge found the accused not guilty of the offence and acquitted him.

Acted for an individual who was being investigated for voluntarily causing hurt to another person. Successfully demonstrated that the circumstances were borne out of provocation. No charges were preferred and investigations into the matter were concluded.

Singapore Bar, August 2016

Singapore Law Society, Member

Singapore Academy of Law, Member

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2016

Singapore

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