Cheryl is an experienced litigator focusing on commercial and civil disputes, family law, and criminal defence representation. She frequently appears in the High Court and Court of Appeal in Singapore, and has advised and represented clients in multi-million dollar SIAC arbitrations and cross-border disputes in Asia and Europe. She is well-versed in intellectual property disputes, having represented clients in taking out injunctions as well as intellectual property issues. Cheryl also advises and acts for clients on employment matters, having represented expatriate clients against various major MNCs in employment disputes as well as drafting legal opinions for corporates on employment law.
As an advocate, Cheryl acts for and advises clients in a wide range of criminal matters such as white collar and regulatory offences to capital offences. She has successfully defended and achieved acquittals or discharges for her clients for murder (PP v Natalie Siow; PP v Azlin Bte Arujunah); sexual assault (PP v Faris Bin Ramlee); and capital drug trafficking (PP v Salzawiyah Bte Latib).
Cheryl ran her own legal practice at Intelleigen Legal LLC from 2017 to 2020 with a primary focus on commercial dispute resolution and criminal defence. Prior to that, Cheryl was a Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (“CLAS”) Fellow at the Law Society of Singapore’s Pro Bono Services Office and a litigation lawyer at Amarick Gill LLC and MG Chambers LLC.
- Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore, 2013
- LL.B. (Hons), Singapore Management University, Singapore, 2012