Offering bespoke & premium services for your legal needs
Jacque Law LLC is a Singapore based law firm specialising in litigation and dispute resolution.
The firm comprises experienced lawyers, all formerly from leading large law firms in Singapore. Our clients appreciate this as we offer them outstanding lawyers with large-firm standards and work ethics, personal attention and cost-effective service.
Our clients range from individuals, small and medium enterprises to large corporations. At Jacque Law, our values of integrity, professionalism and reliability are reflected in the responsive and efficient service we provide. We work closely with our clients to assess and understand our clients’ objectives and are fully committed to obtaining the best possible outcome for our clients. Our structure allows our clients to have easy access to lawyers at every stage, and a high level of lead counsel involvement from the start of the matter. Our clients trust us with their most important projects and matters because of our ability and our commitment to excellence.
We regularly represent clients in disputes in all courts in Singapore and have achieved results for our clients on a wide range of legal disputes ranging in value from thousands of dollars to multi-million dollar disputes. Our lawyers’ works have been featured prominently in major publications including The Straits Times and the local Chinese papers.
Since our commencement in 2019, the firm was recognised by Thomson Reuters’ ALB as one of the rising law firms in South East Asia in the ALB South East Asia Law Awards 2020. The firm was also recently ranked as one of the best law firms in Singapore in the inaugural The Straits Times Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2021 award.
We offer litigation services for individuals and businesses alike. Each of our clients is equally important to us. We promise premium and effective service while maintaining high ethical standards.
Our lawyers are experienced in representing clients in trial and appellate litigation, as well as in hearings before various specialised and administrative tribunals.
Our major areas of practice include:
Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2023
We are delighted to announce that Jacque Law LLC has once again been named as one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms in the 3rd edition of The Straits Time’s “Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2023”.
The "Singapore's Best Law Firms 2023" list is based on recommendations provided by lawyers (peer-to-peer survey), in-house lawyers (corporate legal departments) and clients across different fields of law. The results are based on more than 12,000 recommendations from over 6,000 lawyers, clients and colleagues.
We are honoured that Jacque Law LLC has been conferred this award for three years in a row since 2021.
We are grateful for the support and trust bestowed on us by our clients and peers. We would like to recognise our team of lawyers and staff, as well as our valued clients, for their unwavering support and opportunities provided to us over the years. Our continued success as being one of the top law firms in Singapore is dedicated to all of you. Our team of lawyers will continue to strive to achieve excellence in our work for you.
Our congratulations to our fellow practitioners who have also been recognised.
The Straits Times article on Singapore’s Best Law Firms can be viewed here.
Jacque Law LLC recognised by The Straits Times as one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms in 2022
Jacque Law LLC is honoured to be recognised for the second consecutive year as one of ‘Singapore’s Best Law Firms’ in a nationwide survey by The Straits Times in partnership with Statista.
Based on the results from more than 12,000 recommendations received by over 6,000 lawyers, clients and colleagues, we have been highly recommended and ranked as one of the top law firms in The Straits Times Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2022 for the following practice categories:
- Inheritance & Succession
- Family Law; and
- Negligence & Liability.
We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to our clients, business partners and peers for your continued trust and unwavering support. We value your affirmation, and will strive to build on the trust you have placed in us.
ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2021
We are pleased to announce that Jacque Law has been nominated as a Finalist for 2 awards at the prestigious Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Law Awards 2021, namely,
- Matrimonial & Family Law Firm of the Year; and
- Medical & Healthcare Law Firm of the Year.
The ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards highlights the outstanding performance of private legal practitioners and in-house teams across the Southeast Asia region. This year’s 17th annual award ceremony will be held virtually on 21 October 2021.
Singapore’s Best Law Firms in 2021
We are humbled to be recognised as one of Singapore's best law firms in the "Singapore's Best Law Firms 2021" list published by The Straits Times in partnership with Statista.
We are grateful for the votes by our clients and peers in the legal industry. Thank you for the unwavering support and confidence that you have placed in us.
We will continue to do our best, and will remain committed to serving our clients with excellence for years to come.
ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2020
We are pleased to announce that our firm has been recognised in Asian Legal Business (“ALB”) Southeast Asia Law Awards 2020 as one of the rising law firms in South East Asia. ALB reported that 112 law firms in the region had participated with close to 800 submissions for the various award categories.
The ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards recognises the most successful law firms, and highlights the outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams across the Southeast Asia region.
In an interview with our managing partner Jacqueline Chua, “We are pleased to receive this recognition as it is testatment to the hardwork and dedication that we put into our cases and on our client relationships. We remain committed to ensuring that clients can always rely on us for our legal expertise and our service standards in client management. We are grateful for the support from our clients”.
My sons and I would like to express our most sincere gratitude to Jacqueline and Jerold, following the successful outcome you have achieved for me through negotiations and mediation, hence concluding our medical negligence law suit filed against a local hospital.
Through these months, we have always felt assured that our legal case was in good hands. You have been very patient with us and our questions as laymen, and explained your rationale and actions to us. We were confident that we have made the best, informed decisions in this case, guided by your advice and expertise.
I would like to say I appreciate all that has been done. Thank you!
Ms JY Tan
I engaged Jacqueline for a potential medical negligence matter, which was resolved through mediation.
Jacqueline was very empathetic towards my predicament and transparent with her legal advice. Her team was stellar as well; responsive, detailed and thorough.
Thank you to you and your team for your help! Your kindness and informality took the pressure off a stressful situation, which was immensely helpful for me.
Mdm C. Chong
Excellent service, Jacqueline and Maolin are patient and very professional. I engaged the law firm to advise and represent me as my attorneys in a medical negligence law suit. Both of them guided me and my husband throughout the whole legal process which lasted more than a year. During this time, they were able to explain to us all our queries and we felt assured with their guidance and advice. Will highly recommend others who require legal services to them.
I was referred to Jacque Law while I was already in the midst of my divorce proceedings.
At that juncture, I needed a 2nd legal opinion to assess the salient points of my case and the possible fair outcome if I went to court versus what was put forth by my spouse by way of his proposal for settlement during mediation.
Jacqueline took on this request despite the time urgency and provided me with her professional assessment.
The professional assessment helped me decide that I need to move beyond mediation as it was clear that the divorce proposal was unreasonable and there was no chance of a fair outcome for the asset division and maintenance issues.
The almost 2 years divorce proceedings in family court is a highly emotional & draining process and I am beyond grateful that the whole engagement was professional yet not lacking in the human touch.
Really appreciate the patience, empathy & thoughtfulness from Jacqueline and Kimberly throughout.
Equally impressive was their ability to breakdown the complexity of the case and put forth the pertinent arguments to support our position which eventually led to a positive outcome for me & the children.
Having a genuine passion to protect & optimize the client’s interest is what set Jacque Law apart! Highly recommended for anyone needing practical & fair legal advice for matrimonial and family matters.
I was referred to the law firm by a close friend of mine after an incident happened which led to me wanting a divorce. I am writing this to express my heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the legal advice and support given during the last 7 months. It had been a really tough period for me, so I am really glad to have solid advice from them relating to the children access issues and the division of the financial assets. I also appreciated the patience and the humane touch given to me during this divorce journey where I was at my most vulnerable.
Thanks for listening to my complaints and enduring the nonsense from my ex-husband. I am glad the divorce has been completed and I can now move on.
While I do not wish for others to be divorced, I definitely will recommend the firm to anyone who requires your service in divorce law and family matters.
Asian Law Network: Jacqueline Chua, Managing Partner of Jacque Law, speaks to us about medical negligence
Asia Law Network interviews our Managing Director Jacqueline Chua, and learns more about her work in the medical negligence law field and tips she has to share for those considering commencing a medical negligence / malpractice claim.
Asian Legal Business: State Of The Market 2020
Jacque Law LLC is pleased to have authored the Singapore chapter in the Asian Legal Business Guide to Employment Law in Asia.
We hope the guide will serve as a good starting tool for human resource personnel, business owners and/or in-house counsel as they navigate the often complex and constantly evolving employment laws in Singapore. If you require more in-depth advice on employment law matters, please feel free to connect with us.
News Alert: Revocation of errant donee’s powers as a property and affairs donee for her father’s lasting power of attorney
We are pleased to share that our client has won an appeal in the Family Division of the High Court of Singapore in a mental capacity case concerning the circumstances under which a donee’s powers may be revoked under the Mental Capacity Act (“MCA”).
Asian Legal Business: Protecting Employers from COVID-19 – A Practical Guide
With COVID-19 hitting businesses hard, what options do employers have apart from cutting jobs? While job-cutting may be effective in some cases, it can also severely damage company culture and staff morale and result in irreparable loss of know-how. Employers can instead consider these alternatives...
Steps you may wish to take if you are a victim of a medical negligence claim
The consequence of an unfortunate event occurring due to a doctor’s negligence can be severe and at times, the injury can be long-term. What can you do if you have suffered injury as a result of a doctor’s action during a medical treatment? Potentially, you may have a claim to an action in tort against the doctor (i.e. medical negligence).
If you are facing a potential medical negligence issue against your doctor, you should seek legal advice as soon as possible because such a claim is only valid for a period of 3 years after the day you have knowledge of the injury which was caused by the potential breach.
Being a litigation focused firm, we are experienced in handling debt recovery and have helped various corporations and companies in their corporate debt recovery. Our lawyers have considerable experience in all aspects of debt recovery and dispute resolution, including the following
- Issuance of letters of demand
- Enforcement of court and/or tribunal orders, including garnishee orders, examination of judgment debtor and writ of seizure and sale.
- Negotiations with debtors
- Investigation and searches into debtor’s history and assets
- Bankruptcy and Winding up
Retrenchment – How does it affect child maintenance under the Women’s Charter?
We have seen a rise in numbers of retrenchment and wage cuts, and a corresponding increase in our caseload for applications to vary and reduce maintenance payment obligations.
In this article, we aim to help you better understand the factors that will be taken into account when determining if a variation should be granted in the event of a party’s retrenchment.
Child custody during and after divorce – Dangers of parental alienation
If you are newly divorced, undergoing a divorce, or considering separating from your spouse, we understand that this is not an easy time for you. If you and your spouse/former spouse have a child or children together, the situation can be even tougher.
During a time when tension between parents is at its highest and conflict regarding parenting responsibilities and access to children arises, some may worry that the spouse/former spouse may resort to parental alienation in an effort to control and hinder the emotional relationship the children would otherwise forge with them.
Beware of your narcissistic spouse - 7 tips to divorce a narcissist
The term narcissism is derived from the Greek myth about the self-absorbed Narcissus who was cursed to fall in love with his own reflection in the water. Eventually, Narcissus killed himself over his unrequited love for his own image.
Narcissism can be categorized into two main types — grandiose and vulnerable narcissism. Individuals with the former tend to be charming and outspoken and often take on leadership positions. Famous figures like Donald Trump and Kanye West have been suspected to be grandiose narcissists. Vulnerable narcissists, on the other hand, possess more subtle traits and are usually characterized to be outwardly introverted and frequently shy away from the spotlight.