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.

Corporate & Commercial

Silvester Legal LLC has worked with the Commercial Litigation needs of every spectrum of society. From public-listed companies to individuals who have been wronged by their employers, we fight your corner with aggression and expertise. Our aim in every single Suit is to achieve the best possible result for our Clients, no matter how hard or challenging the matter may be.

Having a degree in Business Administration from the NUS, Walter Silvester understands the commercial realities of companies. Our advice is practical and efficient. We will assess your case and let you know what you can achieve, how long it will take and how much it will cost.

Not just that, we also offer advice on business advisory, transactions and commercial agreements.

A company’s commercial agreements govern relationships within the company and relationships that the company has with other entities and individuals. It is also a legally binding contract which will set out the understanding between two or more parties on what they are obliged to do and what they are prohibited from doing. It sets out essential clauses governing the risks and liabilities of the parties and what parties should do in case of a dispute.

The lack of written commercial agreements or badly drafted commercial agreements is the basis of many expensive lawsuits. Not paying due attention to commercial agreements can be costly and can often lead to the demise of a business. We can draft you an airtight commercial agreement to safeguard you from potential suits. We can also provide sound and effective advice on your business transactions, or any business-related queries you require.

 


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.

Gilbert Chng

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Mr Gilbert Ch’ng, Associate

Qualification:
Bachelors of Laws (Hons), National University of Singapore

Gilbert Ch’ng is an associate of Silvester Legal LLC, graduating from the National University of Singapore in 2018. He prides his practice on providing practical solutions to complex matters at competitive rates. He specializes in Fintech, Cryptocurrencies and Payment Systems. Gilbert works with a variety of entrepreneurs, including startups as well as companies listed on Catalist and SGX. He is capable of working in venture capital fund-raising, securities, contract drafting and review, as well as corporate restructuring.

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