SILVESTER LEGAL LLC

Silvester Legal LLCSilvester Legal LLC is a boutique litigation and corporate firm with expertise from the best law firms in Singapore. You do not need to pay expensive lawyers for outstanding legal service. We prove that with every Client.

We advise and represent our Clients, who have grown with us. Over the years, they have become our partners. Silvester Legal’s growth is a testament to the quality of work that we do.

We know that we will only succeed if you succeed first.

From a 1-man firm, Silvester Legal LLC has grown to a small team of 6 within a short period of just 1 year. This is made possible because of the trust and recommendations from Clients as they helped to grow the firm.

At many big firms, partners do not actually do the work. At Silvester Legal LLC, Walter is involved in every file to ensure that Clients get exactly what they are paying for: outstanding legal service.

Civil Litigation

Sometimes, you have little choice but to go to court to fight a civil case. When you need to do that, you want a team of lawyers who are experienced, aggressive and offer precise and practical advice.

Our lawyers have experience in almost every conceivable area of civil litigation, including but not limited to negligence and fraud claims, MCST and property disputes, sale of goods disputes, debt collection, contractual disputes and defamation.

We do not only pride ourselves in our experience and expertise in civil litigation; we are results-oriented. On top of that, we offer comprehensive legal advice and a clear pathway of the way forward, your options, time needed and likely costs. In most cases, we offer fixed fees for various stages of a civil litigation matter.


 

LAWYERS:

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Number: (65) 6224 2214
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Mr Walter Silvester, Director

Qualification:
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), National University of Singapore
Bachelor of Business Administration, National University of Singapore

You want a lawyer whose legal skills were honed at top firms; Lee & Lee, Joseph Tan Jude Benny and Rajah & Tann. Walter was given the opportunity to appear as lead counsel in High Court trials and appeals before the Court of Appeal early in his career and has not looked back. A prolific litigator, Walter offers Clients practical advice with his Clients’ interest always foremost in his mind. Walter is also experienced in arbitration at the SIAC and SCMA.

Outside of the office, Walter has worked with NTUC’s U Future Leaders Exchange (UFLX). Walter has also served with the Law Society Pro Bono Services Office and sat on the Law Society Publications Committee. Walter has also been interviewed by Channel News Asia in respect of his views on legal matters.

Finally, and definitely not least, Walter has created the diploma course materials and lectures for the Diploma in Law program at the London School of Business and Finance Singapore. Creating and updating the material and imparting this to eager students of the Law pushes Walter to be updated on all major areas of Law. As a practitioner of the Law, this is invaluable and gives Walter an edge in the practice of Law, an edge that benefits his Clients.


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Number: (65) 6224 2214
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Mr Low Hong Quan, Senior Associate

Qualification:
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Singapore Management University

Throughout his 7 years of practice, Hong Quan has amassed experience and exposure in a diverse range of litigation practice areas including contractual disputes, matrimonial disputes involving complex financial transactions and estate disputes. Hong Quan has argued as lead counsel in the State Courts, High Court and Family Justice Courts and also has extensive experience in mediation both in the Family Justice Courts as well as in the Singapore Mediation Centre. He can certainly be entrusted to dish out timely and pragmatic advice tailored to your circumstances and is always ready to assist you to move forward with any matter, big or small.

Notably, Honq Quan’s experience with civil litigation include:

  • Acted for a Malaysian company and successfully obtained summary judgment against a Singaporean company for non-performance of contract and return of deposit monies;
  • Acted for a Singaporean company and successfully setting aside a default judgment issued against it;
  • Represented and advised an MNC in terminating the services of 2 senior management employees upon discovery of their breaches of fiduciary duties and obtaining financial compensation to the MNC without going through the costly and protracted process of litigation; and
  • Acted for a prospective purchaser seeking to specifically enforce an Option to Purchase. This matter was made complicated by the fact that the parties concurrently entered into side agreements relating to the purchase of business assets.

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Number: (65) 6224 2214
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Ms Sara Aziz, Associate

Qualification:
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Manchester
Master of Laws in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London

Sara has been with Silvester Legal LLC since 2018. Her core practice focuses on Family Law and Estate Planning. She recognises that trust and confidence are key to building lasting relationships with clients.

Sara has represented clients in various matrimonial proceedings with issues ranging from complex matrimonial asset division, care and control and custody disputes. Sara also assists clients in filing for uncontested divorces to ensure uncontested divorces are simple, fuss-free and economical.

As a litigator, one of the notable decisions that Sara has been involved in is the decision of the Singapore Court of Appeal case TIC v TID [2018] SGCA 75, wherein it was held for the first time that the party who would take over the matrimonial share of the matrimonial property should solely bear the ongoing mortgage and property tax payments pending the transfer of the matrimonial property.

Besides these, Sara is also well versed in dealing with civil and commercial disputes where she has acted for individuals and companies. She also advises on other personal legal matters such as probate matters, the drafting of Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney.

Patient, dedicated and compassionate, Sara ensures the best results for her clients by providing sound solutions with a keen practical awareness of clients’ needs and demands. She endeavours to resolve her clients’ worries and at the same time act in their best interests.

 

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