PE Ashokan

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

*Withers KhattarWong is a Formal Law Alliance between Withers LLP and KhattarWong LLP. PE Ashokan is from KhattarWong LLP.

Ashokan is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team.

Through his years of practice, he has accumulated vast experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters, although his primary focus now lies in contentious matters.

The contentious matters that Ashokan handles comprise civil and criminal matters in respect of which he has appeared in the State Courts, High Court and the Court of Appeal of Singapore. His experience in civil litigation spans a wide area, including administrative and constitutional law, tort law, bankruptcy and insolvency law, corporate and commercial law, defamation law, employment law, family law, immigration law, insurance and reinsurance law and property law.

Ashokan’s criminal practice covers a broad spectrum of white-collar and blue-collar cases, including cases involving corruption, criminal misappropriation, fraud, tax evasion, drink driving, voluntarily causing hurt, outrage of modesty, murder, drug-related offences and immigration-related offences. Apart from contentious matters, he is also experienced in handling non-contentious matters and has advised numerous clients on matters such as conveyance, probate and preparation of tenancy, share, distribution, franchise and other agreements.

His clients include multi-national and local corporations, individuals, statutory boards, town councils and registered societies, including the Law Society of Singapore.

Secretary Wendy Chia

Track record





Chai Kang Wei Samuel v Shaw Linda Gillian [2010] 3 SLR 587; [2010] SGCA 22 (Tort - Negligence - Contributory Negligence).

Public Prosecutor v Viswamoorthy s/o Ramanathan [2014] SGDC 277 (Corruption – client was acquitted after trial).

Re Caplan Jonathan Michael QC [2013] 3 SLR 66; [2013] SGHC 75 (Application for admission of Queen’s Counsel).

Singapore, 1989

‘General Insurance’ in ‘Singapore Precedents of Pleadings’, published by Sweet and Maxwell Asia, contributor

Law Society of Singapore, Professional Indemnity Committee

Citizen’s Consultative Committee in the Moulmein-Kallang Group Representative Constituency

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, honorary legal advisor

The Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, fellow

International Bar Association

Singapore Academy of Law

Financial, Crime and Fraud Conference organised by World Class Training Centre Sdn Bhd, Malaysia - 2014

Asia Business Forum on Workplace Safety and Occupational Health - August 2008



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