Top Female Divorce Lawyers

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Top Female Divorce Lawyers

Divorce can be a very difficult time for all parties involved and a capable lawyer is often required to ensure that an equitable and legal settlement is reached.  There are many technical issues that may need to be decided on, including financial settlements, property disputes, child custody issues, and estates, and trust disputes.

With the help of an experienced and skilled lawyer, these areas can be navigated so that the experience is as pain-free and quick as possible. Some clients prefer to seek the advice of a female lawyer, of which there are many excellent choices in Singapore. Below is a selection of leading female divorce lawyers working in Singapore for you to choose from, with a summary of their experience and contact details.

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1. Muntaz Zainuddin – IRB Law LLP

Muntaz is a partner at I.R.B. Law and manages the firm with the Managing Partner. She is experienced in a wide range of legal areas, but one of her focus areas is Family Law and divorce matters. She consistently secures rulings in favour of her clients and has undertaken a wide range of litigation work for clients going through divorces.

luent in both English and Malay, Muntaz was a member of Law Society’s Family Law Practice (2016-2017) and in 2019 was appointed to the Panel of Primary Justice Lawyers by the Community Justice Centre.

Location: 20 Collyer Quay, #17-05, Singapore 049319 [5 other locations]
Phone Number: Phone: +65 6298 2537 or WhatsApp: +65 9799 6763
Email: [email protected]

2. Poonam Mirchandani – Mirchandani & Partners

has practiced family law since qualifying in 1984, and has become one of the foremost lawyers in this field. She set up Mirchandani & Partners in 1991 and has built its reputation as a leading boutique family law practice. She specialises in international divorce and jurisdictional disputes. Poonam was instrumental in founding the Legal Clinic in AWARE, one of the leading women’s advocacy groups in Singapore, and has campaigned for stricter laws against domestic violence.

She is a court-appointed counsel for children in high-conflict custody cases, is a member of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and speaks English, Malay, and Hindi.

Location: 11 Keng Cheow Street, #02-09 The Riverside Piazza, 059608
Phone Number: +65 6323 6800
Email: [email protected]

3. Foo Siew Fong – Harry Elias

Foo Siew Fong, head of the Family and Matrimonial Law Practice at the Harry Elias Partnership, consistently ranks amongst the top family and divorce lawyers in Singapore. Her team was awarded ‘Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year’ from 2016 to 2019, and she is listed as a Preeminent Lawyer in Doyle’s Family and Divorce lawyer’s guide for Singapore.

She is the general editor of ‘Law and Practice of Family Law in Singapore’, and is an accredited Singapore Mediation Centre mediator in family law.

Location: 4 Shenton Way # 17-01, SGX Centre 2, 068807
Phone Number: +65 6361 9851
Email: [email protected]

4. Deborah Barker – Withers KhattarWong

Since being called to the Bar in 1977, Deborah has worked for more than three decades as a leading litigation lawyer, with extensive experience in family matters and divorce issues. She has been cited in many leading law directories for her expertise including Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal Singapore.

She acts in a range of family law cases and matrimonial property disputes, as well as in the areas of estates and trusts, child custody, care and control, and access. Deborah is the Managing Partner of Withers KhattarWong in Singapore.

Location: 80 Raffles Place, #25-01 UOB Plaza 1, 048624
Phone Number: +65 6238 3308
Email: [email protected]

5. Carrie Gill – Harry Elias

With more than a decade of experience in this area, Carrie Gill is a Partner in the Family and Divorce Practice Group at Harry Elias. She regularly represents families in their disputes in the Singapore Family Court and the High Court of Singapore, and has been listed every year since 2017 as a recommended lawyer in the Doyles Guide for Leading Family & Divorce lawyers.

Carrie has featured in national newspapers and radio shows speaking about her legal expertise.

Location: 4 Shenton Way, SGX Centre 2, #17-01, 068807
Phone Number: +65 6361 9897
Email: [email protected]

6. Kee Lay Lian – Rajah & Tann

Kee Lay Lian has worked for over three decades at the law firm Rajah & Tann and has built a reputation as one of the leading divorce lawyers in Singapore. Since being called to the Bar in 1986, she has helped many clients in cross-jurisdictional disputes and succession disputes, as well as in marital law and adoption cases.

In Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific 2019 she was listed as a Dispute Resolution Star for Family and Matrimonial Practice and Private Clients.

Location: 9 Straits View #06-07, Marina One West Tower, 018937
Phone Number: +65 6232 0566
Email: [email protected]

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