30 YEARS OF SERVING

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 “PKWA Law Practice LLC offers friendly services and affordable fees in addition to legal excellence”

– The Straits Times 

Singapore Divorce Lawyers

A FULL SERVICE LAW FIRM

PKWA Law named in Straits Times Singapore's Best Law Firms 2021 survey

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LATEST NEWS:  PKWA Law is recognised by the Straits Times as one of “Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021” in its first national survey [Read More]

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SINGAPORE’S BEST LAW FIRMS IN 2021

PKWA Law Practice LLC is an established Singapore law firm focused on providing top-quality legal services in the following areas: conveyancing, family law, divorce, wills, probate, inheritance law, litigation, insurance and corporate law.

The Straits Times, together with international market researcher Statista, conducted the first-ever survey to identify Singapore’s best law firms in 15 different areas of legal practice.  PKWA Law is ranked by the Straits Times as one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms in 5 practice areas:

  • Family Law
  • Conveyancing
  • Inheritance & Succession
  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking & Finance

The survey to identify Singapore’s best law firms was conducted in 2020, with over 4,000 lawyers, professionals and clients participating and over 10,000 firm recommendations received. PKWA Law received a 5-star rating for Conveyancing, Family Law and Inheritance & Succession and a 4-star rating for Real Estate Law and Banking & Finance.

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PKWA Law provides the following legal services:

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CONVEYANCING

PKWA Law is one of the top property law firms in Singapore and is recognised in the Straits Times list of “Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021” for Conveyancing and Real Estate Law.  We specialise in conveyancing and refinancing transactions and are on the panel of all major banks such as DBS, UOB, OCBC, Maybank, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC, Citibank and CPF Board.

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DIVORCE

PKWA Law is one of the top divorce law firms in Singapore and is recognised in the Straits Times list of “Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021” for Family Law. PKWA Law is also consistently ranked as a leading divorce law firm by respected publications such as Asian Legal Business, Straits Times, Benchmark Litigation and Doyles Guide. .

Our divorce lawyers have won two Court of Appeal decisions on the division of matrimonial assets, both involving substantial points of law and sums of money.

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WILLS & PROBATE

We are a leading provider of wills and probate services.  We help clients to draft their wills and to obtain Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration.  PKWA Law is recognised as a leading law firm in the Straits Times list of “Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021” for Inheritance and Succession Law.

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FAMILY LAW

With one of the largest family law practices in Singapore, we provide a full range of family law services ranging from child adoption to mental capacity cases.

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CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LAW

Our corporate lawyers help our SME clients with all their corporate and commercial legal work.

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PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION, PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

PKWA Law acts for clients on data protection, including regulatory issues, data breaches, and compliance issues. These include the implementation of data protection compliance programmes, compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 and the Cybersecurity Act 2018, data protection training programmes, developing a data breach management plan, dealing with data breaches and cybersecurity incidents (whether involving hacking, malware or accidental disclosures), data breach reporting obligations under Singapore law, and conducting regulatory risk audits.

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.GENERAL LITIGATION

PKWA Law has an established reputation in general dispute and litigation matters. Whether you are bringing or defending a claim, our litigation lawyers can help you achieve your objectives quickly and cost-effectively.

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INSURANCE LAW

PKWA Law represents insurance companies and underwriters in Singapore.  Our team of insurance lawyers handle an extensive claims portfolio that includes motor, personal injury, public liability, contractors’ all risks, professional indemnity, fire, personal accident, life and performance bonds claims.

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IMMIGRATION LAW

We represent clients who wish to obtain PR or citizenship in Singapore.

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CRIMINAL LAW

We act for clients who require criminal representation at fixed fees.

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FIXED FEES

PKWA Law is a pioneer in fixed legal fees.  We provide high-quality work at affordable, fixed legal fees. For many matters, our fees are fixed at the start, with no hidden costs.

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OUR ACCOLADES

PKWA Law has received numerous accolades:

  • PKWA Law is recognised by the Straits Times as one of the top law firms in Singapore in the “Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021” survey.  
  • PKWA Law is consistently ranked as a top family and divorce law by respected legal publications such as Asian Legal Business, Benchmark Litigation, The Straits Times and Doyles Guide.
  • PKWA Law is ranked as one of Singapore’s top companies in 2017, 2018 and 2019 in the annual Singapore 1000 / SME 1000 Awards”. The winners are selected based on financial performance and merit by DP Information Group, Ernst & Young and government agencies IE Singapore, SPRING Singapore, Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (ACRA), Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and the Singapore Business Federation. The annual rankings are an independent, national annual register of the nation’s top companies. The companies are ranked and selected purely on financial performance and merit.
  • PKWA Law is one of Singapore’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2020 in a research conducted by Straits Times and Statista..

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OUR CLIENTS

In the area of conveyancing, PKWA Law has one of the largest Conveyancing and Real Estate Law practices in Singapore.  PKWA Law acts for the Central Provident Fund Board in Singapore involving property transactions.

Besides CPF Board, we are also on the panel of lawyers of every major bank and financial institution in Singapore, including DBS, UOB, OCBC, CIMB, Bank of China, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC, Maybank, Citibank, HL Bank, Hong Leong Finance, Singapura Finance, Sing Investments and State Bank of India.

Our clients include:

A LEADING FAMILY LAW FIRM

PKWA Family Lawyers are ranked as leading divorce lawyers in Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific

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LATEST NEWS:   PKWA family lawyers help a client to win complex Court of Appeal divorce case.  Husband wins 75% of matrimonial assets, up from 25%  [Read More]

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SINGAPORE’S BEST FAMILY LAW FIRMS 2021

PKWA Law is one of Singapore’s most established family law firms.

PKWA Law is ranked as one of Singapore’s top family law firms in the first-ever Straits Times survey of “Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021”.

PKWA Law is also consistently recognised as a leading family law firm by notable publications such as Benchmark Litigation, Asian Legal Business and Doyles Guide.

Our family lawyers are skilled and trained in mediation, and we focus on resolving our divorce cases amicably.  However, if an amicable settlement is not possible, we often achieve exceptional results in court.

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COURT OF APPEAL CASES

Recently, our family lawyers helped our client to win a Court of Appeal case on the division of matrimonial assets.  The husband won 75% of S$13.6 million in matrimonial assets, up from 25%.  This is arguably one of the biggest swings in appeal court history.

In 2015, our family lawyers won a Court of Appeal case on the new Singapore law on the division of matrimonial assets. 

You can read more about the cases on the links above.

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OUR AWARDS & ACCOLADES IN FAMILY LAW

  •  .PKWA Law is recognised as one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021″ by the Straits Times.

  • PKWA Law is ranked by Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific as a Leading Family Law Firm in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

  • Dorothy Tan is listed in the “Top 100 Women in Litigation” by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021.
  • Lim Chong Boon is recognised as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation in 20192020 and 2021.
  • Dorothy Tan is recognised as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific in 2021.
  • PKWA Law is recognised as one of the leading Family Law Firms in Singapore by Asian Legal Business at the annual Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Law Awards in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
  • Dorothy Tan is named in Doyles Guide to Leading Singapore Family & Divorce Lawyers in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2021.
  • Lim Chong Boon is named in Doyles Guide to Leading Singapore Family & Divorce Lawyers in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021.
  • Low Jin Liang and Dorothy Tan are named among Singapore’s “Most Influential Lawyers Under the age of 40” by Singapore Business Review 2016.
  •  Dorothy Tan is shortlisted for Woman Lawyer of the Year” by Asian Legal Business at the SE Asia Law Awards 2018.  She was selected by an independent panel of 30 legal experts and is the only family lawyer in the shortlist.
  • Dorothy Tan is named as one of Asia’s top young lawyers in “40 under 40 – Asia’s Brighest Young Legal Minds” by Asian Legal Business 2016.
  • Dorothy Tan is nominated for “Young Lawyer of the Year” at Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2017.
  • Global Law Experts 2015 Edition — Lim Chong Boon is a recommended “Family and Civil” lawyer.

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FAMILY LAW SPECIALISTS

At PKWA Law, our family lawyers are divorce specialists and are trained in divorce law mediation:

  • Singapore Mediation Centre Accredited Mediator
  • Singapore Mediation Centre Accredited Collaborative Family Practitioner (CFP)
  • Appointed to Singapore Mediation Centre’s Panel of Collaborative Family Practitioners (CFP)

All our lawyers are bilingual and speak English and Chinese (Mandarin).  If you need more information on our Family Law services, please visit our Family Law website at www.sgdivorcelawyer.sg.

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EXPERT VIEWS

Our family lawyers are frequently interviewed by the media for our expert views on family law issues.  Please refer to this link here.

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Our Awards and Accolades

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