Farallon Law Corporation

Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Farallon Law Corporation is a leading boutique litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution law firm in Singapore. We deliver world class legal representation for complex litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution matters.

We have represented individuals and businesses alike as both plaintiffs and defendants in the Singapore Courts or claimants and respondents in the SIAC in a variety of complex disputes. Whether you’re an individual, or company that has been sued, or would like to discuss dispute resolution options of suing another party, our experienced team will be able to advise you accordingly.

We can help you with:

  • Corporate Disputes
  • Financial Disputes
  • Investment Disputes
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • International Negotiation
  • Debt Recovery
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Negligence Claims
    • Contractual Disputes
    • Libel & Defamation
    • Employment Disputes
    • Landlord & Tenant Disputes
    • International Mediation
    • Fraud & Investigations
    • Company Winding Up
    • Equitable Claims

Criminal Law

Our specialized criminal lawyers at Farallon Law have a proven track record with criminal cases. Our legal team will guide you every step of the way, and provide honest, solid legal advice in court and out of court.

We have been involved in:

  • White-collar Crimes
  • Cheating
  • Moneylending
  • Traffic Offences
  • CDSA Offences
  • Corruption
  • Computer Misuse
  • Drug Offenses
  • Immigration Offences
  • Criminal Appeals




Managing Director
Nicolas commenced practicing law at the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department of Drew & Napier LLC where he read in chambers of Senior Counsel Davinder Singh. He then practiced as a lawyer at international law firms Sidley Austin (Hong Kong), Baker McKenzie (Singapore), Allen & Overy (Singapore) and Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners (Indonesia), and he has been inhouse counsel to US MNCs, AT&T and Flex.

His main areas of practice are litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR), defamation, criminal law, corporate, compliance and mergers and acquisitions

His clients include or have included multi-national, national, regional and local companies in many different industries, including financial services, agricultural, shipping, entertainment, as well as public and private executives.

Nicolas has significant deal experience with transactional cross-border M&A, with a specific focus on advising U.S., European or Australian companies on their acquisitions of Asian companies.

He is also a member of the Law Society of Singapore, Singapore Academy of Law, International Bar Association, The Society of Construction Law as well as an Alumni of Stanford Club of Singapore.

Associate Director
Alvin has 10 years of experience in the legal industry. He was educated at Stanford University and the National University of Singapore and has qualified for an LL.M. in law and economics from the University of Hamburg and Erasmus University Rotterdam.

He has expertise in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, financial regulation, compliance, commercial matters, trusts, and financing.

Alvin has advised a range of clients that include listed and private companies, banks, SMEs, start-ups and individuals. He also has experience with cross-border transactions involving Singapore, China, Indonesia, Malaysia and the US.

Some of his experience include:

  • Advising one of Singapore’s largest listed companies in a US$50M joint venture with a Japanese company.
  • Acting for a German bank in the sale of its trust business in Singapore.
  • Acting for a listed company in its US$200M investment by way of convertible bonds and shares in a property group developing land in Shanghai, China.
  • Acting for a listed company in its S$56M acquisition of shares in an Indonesian plantation company.
  • Acting for the Offeror in the due diligence on and bid for a listed petrochemical and oil company.
  • Acting for a listed company in its S$10M investment by way of convertible bonds in a technology company.
  • Advising a listed infrastructure trust on Listing Manual Chapter 9 and 10 issues and representing it in its correspondence with the SGX.
  • Acting for a listed REIT in a US$50M loan facility.
  • Acting for the Issuer in respect of the early redemption and restructuring of the terms of US$43M of notes.

He is also a member of the Law Society of Singapore as well as Singapore Academy of Law.

Senior Associate
Charlotte commenced practicing law in 2016. Her main areas of practice are dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration and mediation), criminal law and corporate work.

Her civil-commercial practice includes contracts and commercial disputes, shareholder and director disputes, employment disputes, joint venture disputes, landlord and tenant disputes, defamation and insolvency. Her criminal practice focuses on commercial and business crime and corruption.

Some of her experience includes:

  • Successfully defended a Chinese CEO in a High Court suit for fraudulent misrepresentation and obtained an order for stay of proceedings in Singapore for forum non conveniens.
  • Successfully obtained judgment for a financing company after striking out the debtor’s defence and counterclaim and assisted in enforcement of the judgment through cross-examination in examination of judgment debtor.
  • Represented a New York tech founder in a High Court suit against a Chinese multi-millionaire, involving a landlord and tenant dispute and harassment, culminating in a 4-day trial.
  • Represented a Singapore SME construction company in a dispute involving abandonment of work by a sub-contractor and claims for loss of profits.
  • Represented a Singaporean philanthropist in a High Court suit involving breach of directors’ duties, conversion, trespass and defamation.
  • Advised and represented a Singapore petrochemical company in disputes against former employees for breach of employment contract involving restraint of trade and confidentiality, breach of confidence and conspiracy.
  • Represented multiple plaintiffs in a defamation suit involving defamation on social media and print media.
  • Acted as a mediation advocate in the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) and the State Courts Centre for Dispute Resolution (SCCDR), preparing clients for mediation and advising on mediation strategy.
  • Defended and acted for accused persons in a 12- day trial and a Magistrate’s Appeal involving corruption offences. Successfully adduced fresh evidence by way of two criminal motions at the Magistrate’s Appeal.

She is also a member of the Law Society of Singapore as well as Singapore Academy of Law.

Jolene holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Queensland, Australia. She qualified as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Republic of Singapore in 2019.

Prior to joining Farallon Law Corporation, Jolene spent two years at a local law firm where she was involved in various contentious and non-contentious matters across a range of practice areas such as building and construction, insolvency, intellectual property, finance, contract and tort, including general corporate work.

Jolene is actively involved in civil and commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation. She currently acts for and advises local and foreign individuals and corporate clients in various contentious matters including contractual disputes, shareholder disputes and employment disputes.

Some of her experience includes:

  • Representing a Singaporean individual in a SIAC arbitration against one of Singapore’s IRs in defence of claims for breach of employment obligations. Dispute governed by Singapore law.
  • Assisting counsel in representing a Singapore company in a SIAC arbitration against one of Singapore’s largest main contractors in defence of claims for defective work and clawback. Dispute governed by Singapore law.
  • Representing a New York company in a claim against a Singapore company for defaulting on loan repayments in excess of USD520,000, and advising on consequential enforcement proceedings in Germany in respect of property in excess of USD 3 million.
  • Defending an individual in respect of a charge under s 49(c) of the Trade Marks Act for possession of counterfeit goods.
  • Representing and advising a Dubai company in resisting an application for stay of court proceedings in favour of arbitration under the auspices of the Law Society of Singapore (governed by Singapore law) and ICC (governed by English law).
  • Representing Taiwanese individuals in an application to stay a Singapore lawsuit in favour of commencing proceedings in Taiwan, and alternatively to set aside service of process on the basis of defective service.
  • Representing a Singapore company and Singapore individuals in three concurrent SIAC arbitrations against a Singapore company in defence of claims for misrepresentation, breach of contract and breach of employment obligations, including resisting consolidation of the said three arbitrations. Dispute governed by Singapore law.

She is also a member of the Law Society of Singapore as well as Singapore Academy of Law.


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