JACQUE LAW

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.  

Our Services

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:

Awards

Singapore's Best Law Firms 2024

We are very honoured and humbled to be recognised for the fourth consecutive year as one of 'Singapore’s Best Law Firms' in a 4th edition nationwide survey by The Straits Times in partnership with Statista.

Jacque Law LLC have received a perfect score of 5 stars in the practice area of Negligence & Liability and 4 stars in the practice area of Family Law.

We would like to express our sincere and heartfelt gratitude to all of 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.

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:

  1. Inheritance & Succession
  2. Family Law; and
  3. 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,

  1. Matrimonial & Family Law Firm of the Year; and
  2. 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”.

Testimonials

I was named as the executor in my late uncle’s will and needed to find an estate lawyer to assist with obtaining the Grant of Probate for my late uncle’s estate. I was recommended to Jacque Law by my relative – who used Jacque Law for his estate planning and preparation of his will. The probate process was a hassle free experience for me. The Grant of Probate was extracted quickly within a month and their rates were reasonable. 

Mdm Bai

When I first filed for a contested divorce, I was represented by another divorce lawyer. I went through the first round of the family court mediation process and felt that I was not getting the guidance and advice I required on the divorce process. I was asking for child maintenance, alimony and my fair share of the matrimonial home. However, I felt I was always on the defensive and my then lawyer did not appear to be advancing my needs. It was a stressful period for me as I often had to worry about the progress of my divorce proceedings. A friend of mine then recommended Jacqueline to me for a second opinion as Jacqueline was assisting her with her child custody and maintenance case in the family courts. Initially, I only wanted to seek a second legal opinion to see how I can improve my position, however, after my first consultation with Jacqueline and Wei Chiat, I was impressed with their strategy and their knowledge of family law. I felt that my needs were put first and they were approachable and reassured all my doubts. I made a decision for Jacque Law to represent me in my divorce – a decision which I did not regret.  Eventually, I managed to achieve a settlement of the divorce case with my ex-husband, and I am pleased with the outcome and very satisfied with the legal advice I received.

Zoe Lim

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!

Mrs Kwan

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.

Ms JY Tan

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.

Mdm C. Chong

Media Reports

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.

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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.

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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”).

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家事法院新援助平台年底推出后 每年料惠及近400对离异夫妻

家事司法法院预计今年年底推出“诉讼援助平台”。每年379对无异议且无律师代表的男女,料能从这个网络办离婚的平台受惠。

家事司法法院发言人回答《联合早报》询问时,提供更多有关诉讼援助平台(Litigation Assist,名称待确定)的详情。

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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...

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Our Articles

The Silent Struggle: Importance of one’s Mental Capacity

Mental capacity is a fundamental aspect of our cognitive abilities, enabling us to make decisions, process information, and understand the world around us. However, in some cases, individuals may experience a gradual or sudden decline in mental capacity, leading to significant challenges in their daily lives.

Loss of mental capacity can occur due to various factors, including aging, neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia, brain injuries, stroke, mental health disorders, or intellectual disabilities. The decline in mental capacity can manifest differently in individuals, affecting their ability to communicate, manage daily tasks, and maintain relationships.

As such, it is becoming more and more important to make a Lasting Power of Attorney so that you can be prepared for the unexpected.

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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.

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Debt Recovery

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

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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.

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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.

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