Tania Chin

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

*Withers KhattarWong is a Formal Law Alliance between Withers LLP and KhattarWong LLP. Tania Chin is from KhattarWong LLP.

Tania is a partner in the criminal litigation team.

She was called to the Bar in 2009 and her areas of expertise include both blue and white collar criminal cases. Tania’s white collar practice includes advising clients on Singapore’s regulatory and compliance framework. She also regularly advises clients on areas including insider trading, market manipulation, tax fraud, and corruption offences. Notably, she recently argued as Lead Counsel in a Magistrate’s Appeal in the High Court, a matter relating to investigations by the Corrupt Practices Investigations Bureau.

Tania is also listed as a Lead Counsel under the Supreme Court’s list of Assigned Counsel for Capital Cases and she has defended numerous clients charged for capital offences such as murder and drug trafficking. Tania also sits on the Criminal Practice Committee of the Law Society, which plays an important role in advancing the interests of the Criminal Bar.

Secretary Siti Nurbaya Hamis Razak

Track record

Admissions

Publications

Memberships

Lead Counsel in a Magistrate’s Appeal in the High Court, in a matter relating to investigations by the Corrupt Practices Investigations Bureau (‘CPIB’). This is a novel area of law where sentencing principles to be applied in offences involving giving false information to CPIB officers were argued. She successfully argued for the sentence to be reduced and the Appellant’s sentence of 3 weeks’ imprisonment was reduced to a fine.

Assisting Counsel in a Magistrate’s Appeal in the High Court, in a matter relating to sentencing principles to be applied in an offence of causing hurt with a dangerous weapon. The Appeal was successful and the custodial sentence was converted to a short detention order.

PP v Tjong Mark Edward (MA 167/2014/01) (Corruption).

Singapore, 2009

‘Manipulating the Stock Market’, Euromoney’s Expert Guides - 2016

‘Common Criminal Offences’, You & The Law IV 2010 - 2010

‘Ethics in the Criminal Court’, Inter Se 2010 - 2009

Law Society of Singapore

Singapore Academy of Law

The Legal Assistant’s Scheme for Capital Offences Assisting Counsel’s List)

Criminal Legal Aid Scheme

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2013
Partner

2016

Singapore

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