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A MODERN-DAY LAW FIRM

Nimble, agile, lean, creative and tailored legal solutions and advice to solve problems and disputes in Singapore.

litigation and dispute resolution

LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Civil & Commercial Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Breach of Contract, Shareholder Disputes, Debt Recovery, Insolvency & Restructuring, Intellectual Property, Professional Negligence, Regulatory, Defamation, Employment and Landlord Disputes

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corporate and commercial law

CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL

Startups, SMEs, TMT, Fundraising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Founders Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Term Sheets, Seed Investment, Franchise, Distribution & Licenses, PDPA

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criminal law

CRIMINAL DEFENCE

White Collar, Business Crime & Fraud, Criminal Law & Regulatory Offences, Sexual Offences, Drug Consumption & Trafficking, Violent Crimes & Causing Hurt, Representations & Letters of Appeal, Plea Negotiations & Plea Bargaining, Pleading Guilty & Mitigation Pleas, Claiming Trial, Magistrate's Appeals

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family law and divorce

FAMILY LAW

Family & Matrimonial Law, Wealth, Wills, Probate & Administration, Trusts & Succession, Private Client Disputes, Divorce, Judicial Separation & Annulment, Family Assets, Maintenance & Child Support, Domestic Violence, Adoption, Lasting Power of Attorney, Advanced Medical Directive, Mental Capacity Act

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We founded Tembusu Law because we wanted honest, effective legal services and advice that delivers. After all, you shouldn’t have to choose between what works and what’s good for you.

We do what’s right for you, and right by you.

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OUR PURPOSE

Tembusu Law is a modern-day law firm in Singapore founded on a commitment to help people and driven by a calling to serve a higher purpose – to bring greater access to help, answers, fairness and justice through sound legal advice.

We’re not talking about having a clear mission that focuses solely on how to generate commercial value for you or your business.

Our higher purpose as a law firm in Singapore is not about economic exchanges. It reflects and represents our ideals, our dreams, our ambitions. It explains why and how we are making a difference, it gives us a sense of meaning, it guides our decisions and it draws our support.

The purpose of our practice is not only to delight customers and create value for businesses, but also to treat our team as valued human beings. We constantly refine and reinforce this by asking questions, listening and reflecting as well as feeling and understanding the deepest, common needs of our team to build an inspired, deeply-connected workforce – a team that desires to think, learn, and grow.

At Tembusu Law, we remain purpose-driven and thankful for every opportunity to serve.

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OUR VALUES

  • Empathy: We will understand what you are going through and show compassion in helping you.
  • Integrity: We will always do the right thing because the time is always right to do what is right.
  • Humility: We will put our ego aside and listen to your opinions and feedback because we can always do better.
  • Courage: We will act without fear or favour, knowing that we are empowered with our team’s full support.
  • Tenacity: We will persevere and work even harder when the going gets tough, when no one else is looking and everyone else quits.
  • Ownership: We will be accountable for our actions, and we will not turn away from responsibility.
  • Teamwork: We will support and stand alongside our team in every test and triumph.
  • Purpose: This is not ‘a’ job; this is ‘OUR’ job. We are grateful to have it, and we take pride in everything we do.

OUR TEAM

Our disputes and transactional lawyers are hand-picked for their ability to combine domain expertise, practical experience and sensitivity in understanding and handling the unique nuances and needs of every client’s situation and business.

Jonathan Wong

Jonathan Wong

Managing Director

Alyssa Mundo

Alyssa Mundo

Associate Director

Riko Isaac

Riko Isaac

Associate Director

THE TEMBUSU APPROACH – WHY CHOOSE US

At Tembusu Law, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide top-notch, committed, and accessible legal advice and services. Recognised as one of the leading law firms in Singapore, our range of accolades that include Best Criminal Lawyers in Singapore, Best Divorce Lawyers in Singapore, Best Family Lawyers in Singapore, amongst others, is a testament to our drive to push boundaries in legal innovation and strive for favourable outcomes for all clients. 

The Tembusu approach is a dual-purpose approach that puts the interests of all our stakeholders at the forefront of our organisation’s strategy. Pledging our commitment to represent and fight your case, our experienced lawyers will attune to your needs to render the best services. Offering our undivided attention to every case presented, you can rest assured that you’ll receive personalised attention to address your legal concerns. 

At our Law Firm in Singapore, we have your needs as our foremost priority. Providing free initial consultation, our team of lawyers leverage their experience and expertise to deliver a preliminary assessment of your legal issue before you decide if we are best suited for your legal needs. Bringing together the best thought leaders and legal minds in Asia who are well-versed in Singapore law, our lawyers who have all been admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, work together to create a progressive take on the most complex cases.  

Our lawyers have handled numerous cases and achieved high success rates due to their experience and expertise in most practise of law. Dedicated to providing high calibre work, top-quality legal advice and professional attorney-client relationship, you’ll have someone fighting for your rights ardently. To feel confident about your legal situation with our tailored and specialised legal solutions, speak with any of our lawyers in Singapore today. Consult us for a free consultation.

SMART SOLUTIONS

We use technology-enabled productivity tools that allow us to operate quickly and efficiently, and to develop innovative ways to deliver legal solutions and advice more productively and add real value for our clients in Singapore.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

“Ours is a growing business in an emerging market and we specifically looked for a team who was in tune with how quickly our industry and ecosystem would evolve – you guys read our minds and were one step ahead in helping us identify and address risks we didn’t anticipate. Forward-thinking and pragmatic, lean and cost-effective.”
R W

Co-Founder, Singapore

“When I reached out to you, you reached back and helped me. You were genuinely concerned for my wellbeing and thought about how best to manage a difficult situation with my loved ones in mind. Most of all, you never judged me. I will never forget that.”

M Sim

Singapore

“I just want to send this note before the hearing tomorrow. Regardless of the outcome, I am very thankful to both of you for everything you’ve done for me. Especially to Mr. Wong, I’ll never forget how you took on my appeal case so quickly, at the juncture when I was mentally and emotionally distraught after my sentencing. The word “gratitude” is an understatement.

In all honesty, I think what stands you both apart is the genuine care and concern you have shown me as your client. You have never made me feel that I’m just another case number, to be processed as quickly and cost efficiently as possible. This is especially important to clients like me facing criminal charges. This is war to me, and I could not have picked a better General with the required expertise and the heart in the right place.

I’m sure I have not been the easiest of clients. Thank you for being so patient with me.

After our discussion, I’m more optimistic for a good outcome. Whatever it is, you both are my lucky stars.”

A T

Singapore

“These guys gave us step-by-step advice on how to grow the business, organise ourselves and navigate out of a sticky situation in the regulatory landscape. We appreciated them creating an action plan custom-tailored for us and that allowed us to work optimally and make an impact in our target market.”
E M

Regional Business Development Manager, Singapore

“Easy to talk to, fantastic staff and great results. Thanks to you, we saw the big picture and we managed to conclude our dispute without overspending, allowing us to redeploy our resources on more important things like building our business and operations.”
T Chandra

COO, Singapore

Best Criminal Lawyers in Singapore
Best Family Lawyers in Singapore
Best Divorce Lawyers in Singapore
Best Bankruptcy Lawyers in Singapore
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WHY TRUST TEMBUSU LAW?

No matter what kind of case or problem you have to deal with, we make it easy and efficient to find a solution. We’ve got a plan for every situation; we’re thorough, responsive and always deliver; we use simple ways to unpack complicated ideas. You’re in full control of your objectives, cost, timelines, and how you navigate the justice process.

WE'VE GOT YOUR BEST INTEREST AT HEART

To keep you, your case, and your wallet looked after, we always work within a scope and budget that’s comfortable and fair for everyone. Whether you’re aiming to make an appeal, plea bargain, mitigate sentence or prove your innocence, or whether you’re aiming to apply for a Divorce, negotiate with your spouse on Matrimonial Assets, fight for Child Custody or revise the amount of Maintenance paid, you decide on what your goals are and we’ll help you get there. When it comes to us, it’s all about you.

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  • Avatar L.G ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    I have had the privilege to speak to Jonathan, he was quick to respond, almost immediately. He was empathic, sharp, and logical.
    I am very appreciative of the fact that even tho there wasn't any monetary gains from answering my questions,
    … More he still took the time and effort to give me a call personally. I believe this by itself speaks a lot about his character as someone whom you can trust.
    Thank you again for answering some of my lingering questions, I will definitely keep your contact close and I know who to look for if ever the need arises.
  • Avatar - ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
    When I first approached Jonathan, I was still in distress and he patiently explained the processes ahead and assured that they will help me to the best of their ability.
    A big thanks to Jonathan, Genesa and their team for the support and
    … More service given to me throughout the entire proceedings. It wasn’t an easy few months but they were there with me throughout the proceedings, which I appreciate a lot. They were responsive and were able to advise me accordingly with the aim of getting the best outcome for the case.
    I would definitely recommend them for their professionalism and good service. Keep it up!

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Frequently Asked Questions About Law Firms in Singapore

What does a law firm do?
A law firm is an entity comprising an association of qualified lawyers that engage in the practice of law. Arranged in accordance with the jurisdiction of the practice, a law firm in Singapore offers legal advice and services to individuals and corporations. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, legal assistance in the form of representation can also be sought.
How many law firms are there in Singapore?

As of 2020, according to the Law Society of Singapore, there are 535 Small, 160 Medium, and 20 Large Law Firms in Singapore and over 5,955 practitioners providing legal representation in Singapore.

What are the different types of Law Firms in Singapore?
In Singapore, law firms are divided into several types in terms of size – Large, Medium, and Small. Practices further categorised as Singapore Law Practices (SLP), Foreign Law Practices (FLP), Qualifying Foreign Law Practices (QFLP), Joint Legal Ventures (JLV), and Foreign Legal Alliances (FLA). Law firms are grouped in this way depending on the number of lawyers in each firm and the extent of legal services offered in all Singapore law-related areas.
Where to seek free legal advice in Singapore?

Some legal clinics in Singapore offer free legal advice. Some offer help for specific groups such as start-ups or migrant workers, and they are run and organised by both governmental and non-profit organisations. Law firms such as Tembusu Law have a team of pro bono lawyers that offer free legal consultations and advice or individuals who require it. Skilled in handling commercial or business dispute resolution, representation in criminal cases, and more, our Tembusu team of pro bono lawyers guides clients to make informed decisions in legal matters without a standard legal fee.

How to choose the best Law Firm for your case and needs?
Be it an issue of resolving a divorce or a case against corruption and bribery, there are several complex legal needs that require proper legal representation. To ensure that the law firm you’re working with is committed to making every legal process smooth and efficient, the law firm should possess the following characteristics: Credibility, Area of Expertise, Availability, and Flexibility. Above all else, you should consider the cost of their services.

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