LLB (Hons), NUS Class of 2000
Certificate in Christian Ministries, Trinity Theological College
Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore
Samuel is our Founder and Managing Director.
Called to the Singapore Bar in 2001, Samuel heads our firm’s Corporate and Business Practice Group, which advises our clients on:
- corporate and commercial transactions;
- mergers, disposals and acquisitions;
- fundraising (pre-IPO) and investment transactions;
- shareholders’ relations;
- corporate and business regulatory and compliance issues;
- data protection;
- intellectual property commercialization, commodization and monetization.
Prior to founding our firm in 2012, Samuel practiced in the corporate and securities law departments of a large local firm as well as local boutique law practices. Samuel also enjoyed a fruitful stint as a head of department and group legal counsel of an internationally renowned conglomerate headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Samuel had and continues to represent clients from diverse and specialized sectors that included banks, manufacturers, pharmaceuticals, medical clinics, F&B chains, defence contractors, fashion labels and manufacturers. His clientele includes large MNCs, listed companies, SMEs, Start-ups, social entrepreneurs and private individuals, notably hailing from Singapore, ASEAN, USA, India, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Russia, UK, Germany, Italy, France, South America, Morocco. Samuel does not like to kiss and tell, but will share his detailed resume personally, if requested.
Samuel is perhaps best known for being a creative thinker that provides out of the box but practical and efficient legal solutions. Samuel believes that an effective lawyer is a collaborator for growth and he prefers to work closely with his clients to meet their needs.
Samuel is the honorary legal counsel for the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore. In his spare time, Samuel volunteers with Law Society, the Guide Dogs Association of the Blind. Samuel worships at Covenant Evangelical Free Church and enjoys exploring the world. He is a proud father of a precious little girl and grateful husband to the vivacious mother of his daughter. Samuel currently stewards 4 cats (Bobby, Billy, Bruno the snowball and Hairy Barry) with his family.