Chenthil Kumarasingam

Partner | Singapore

Secretary Muneerah Banu Mashuthoo

Operating as Withers KhattarWong LLP in Singapore.


Chenthil is a Regional Division Leader for Dispute Resolution (Asia) and a partner in the litigation and international arbitration team.

Chenthil handles complex commercial disputes and urgent crisis management matters across a wide range of industries, bringing to bear a blend of acumen, strategic insight and practical wisdom in solving problems. He is regularly called upon by business owners and private clients to advise and act in disputes relating to investments and joint ventures, minority oppression and company matters, contract claims, defamation, and employment matters. He also has a special interest in trust, estate and inheritance disputes and related matters.

Chenthil acts as counsel in white collar criminal matters and professional conduct matters, advising on matters relating to breaches of professional duties, corruption, criminal breach of trust, customs breaches, fraud, gaming, insider trading, market misconduct, regulatory compliance and money-laundering. He has also coordinated investigations and advised on internal disciplinary proceedings.

Chenthil has appeared as lead counsel in both the Singapore Court of Appeal and High Court, as well as in domestic and international arbitrations. Apart from his commercial law practice, Chenthil is an accredited Principal Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre and volunteers with the Law Society of Singapore's Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS) and the Legal Assistance Scheme for Capital Offences (LASCO). Outside practice, Chenthil is chairperson of the Criminal Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore. He is a senior Advocacy trainer with the Law Society, and has trained advocates both locally and overseas.

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