Nakoorsha has substantial experience in commercial litigation, arising from years of practice in leading private law firms. He has represented clients in commercial disputes, building and construction matters, corporate and shareholders disputes, insolvency matters, defamation, employment and insurance disputes.
Nakoorsha was previously a Deputy Public Prosecutor dealing mainly with white-collar offences. He was attached to the Commercial Affairs Department to advise on investigations relating to fraud, misappropriation of assets, money laundering as well as offences under the Securities and Futures Act (SFA). Nakoorsha also spent several years with the Enforcement Division, Monetary Authority of Singapore, where he was involved in several high profile cases involving corporate misfeasance, insider trading, market manipulation and other forms of securities contraventions. He was involved in the first two civil penalty regime cases that were heard in the Supreme Court of Singapore, as well as the review of SFA and Financial Advisers Act contraventions – arising from the sale and marketing of structured notes linked to Lehman Brothers Inc.
Given his unique background, Nakoorsha is frequently engaged for regulatory and compliance advisory work by private equity and investment firms. He also advises officers of public listed companies in matters arising out of investigations by various enforcement agencies.
Nakoorsha is an Advocacy Tutor for the Part B Course conducted by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education. He actively contributes to the community as an appointed member of the inaugural Public Defenders Board, as a volunteer with the Law Society’s Criminal Legal Aid Scheme, and as an Assigned Solicitor with the Legal Aid Bureau, under the Ministry of Law. He was previously appointed to the Singapore Medical Council’s panel of legal assessors from 2020 to 2021, and is also an elected member of the National University of Singapore Society Management Committee.
Nakoorsha was called to the Singapore Bar in 2001. He is fluent in English and Bahasa Melayu, and conversant in Bahasa Indonesia and Tamil.
Michelle has represented clients and assisted in matters across various levels of Singapore’s courts. She has garnered experience in civil and criminal litigation, commercial and contractual disputes, insolvency proceedings and contested matrimonial proceedings.
On the non-contentious front, Michelle has experience in drafting and reviewing various corporate documents, as well as probate, wills and trust documents.
In January 2019, Michelle was emplaced on the panel of the Legal Assistance Scheme for Capital Offences as Junior Assisting Counsel and has represented individuals facing capital punishment under the law. She is also a volunteer with the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme.
Michelle strives to help clients achieve practical and cost-effective legal solutions.
Rasveen graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2020 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2021.
Rasveen’s experience spans across civil litigation, commercial disputes and criminal defence work. She has assisted in proceedings at the State Courts and the Supreme Court of Singapore. In addition to litigation work, Rasveen has also assisted with drafting and reviewing corporate documents and agreements as well as wills.
As a student, Rasveen participated in various pro bono initiatives including The Recourse Initiative which is a student led initiative helping incarcerated applicants re-open their cases for judicial review where there was merit to do so. She currently assists with cases under the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme.
Rasveen endeavours to help clients achieve the best legal solution for their needs.
Khairon has 30 years of experience as a legal secretary and administrator in numerous reputable law firms. She brings with her a thorough and in-depth understanding of the needs of a successful legal practice. Khairon takes care of everything in the office, so her counterparts can focus on the cases.
Her role involves the drafting of simple legal documents, as well as a variety of office management duties.