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.


Divorce and Family Matters

Silvester Legal helps its clients to obtain the rights they deserve, as efficiently and unbitterly as possible in matrimonial and Family Justice Court proceedings. We can assist in relation to a full range of children and family law matters including adoptions, divorces (both uncontested and contested divorce), child custody and access applications, Personal Protection Orders (PPOs), family violence, and division of matrimonial assets.

Uncontested Divorce

While we offer fixed-fee, uncontested divorces, we always ensure that all our Clients understand the process of a divorce, the cost of a divorce and what will happen once the divorce papers are filed. So even if you do proceed with an uncontested divorce, you will be fully advised as to what is going to happen every step of the way. Our uncontested divorce fees are competitive and we do not just treat your case like another form-filling exercise. You will be advised of your rights.

We will also aim to have the matter completed as quickly as possible. Every uncontested divorce is projected to be completed within 6 months of the date of filing. We make it simple by having a face to face meeting where we will clear all your doubts before you choose to proceed.

Contested Divorce

The lawyers of Silvester Legal LLC have been entrusted with Contested Divorce matters in the Family Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. We have extensive experience in divorce litigation involving care and control, custody, division of matrimonial assets and maintenance.

No effort is spared in ensuring that you are protected and advised every step of the way of the divorce proceedings. We also have experience in adoptions and annulments.


 

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.

Hong Quan is no stranger to the Family Justice Courts, having acted for many high net-worth clients in matrimonial disputes. He recently acted for a party in a matrimonial dispute and successfully obtained an injunction to restrain the other spouse as well as another family member from dissipating assets that were disputed as being matrimonial assets.

Notably, Honq Quan’s experience with family matters include:

  • Acted for the wife in a matrimonial dispute and successfully obtained a Mareva Injunction against the husband and his sibling to restrain dissipation of assets. This is a complex matter involving the jurisdiction of the Family Justice Courts to grant Mareva relief against a third party in matrimonial proceedings.
  • Acted for an esteemed doctor to successfully resist an application for personal protection order filed by his former spouse. The former spouse had made multiple allegations of assault and violence which were found to be unfounded after cross-examination.

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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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