LEE BON LEONG PBM, JP
The founding and
principal partner is Mr Lee Bon Leong, JP, PBM, LLM (Singapore) & LLB
In practice since 1971, Mr Lee is the Senior Partner
providing clients, both in Singapore and overseas, with advice not
only on conveyancing matters but also on all aspects of commercial law
and financial law. As a senior member of the Bar Mr Lee has been and
continues to serve as a member of the Law Society's Conveyancing
Rulings Committee and was also the Law Society's representative to
Lawnet, a committee set up by the Government to computerise
conveyancing practice. He was also appointed as one of the Law
Society's representatives at the Select Committee Hearing during the
revamp of the Land Titles (Strata) Act.
Mr Lee is very active
in community service. He served as Chairman of the Tenders and
Contracts Committee, and was a member of the Executive Committee of
Sembawang Town Council since the inception of the Town Council. He was
also the Chairman of the Singapore Lee Clan General Association.
Mr Lee has been appointed a Justice of the Peace since October
1998. He has also been appointed a member of the Panel for the
Disciplinary Committees of Inquiry (Public Service Commission) from 1
August 2000 and had served in the Finance Committee of the Central
Singapore Community Development Council. In touch with leaders in our
financial and commercial community both locally as well as in the
region, Mr Lee provides the firm and its clients with strategic and
valued advice and guidance.
JEFFREY BEH ENG SIEW
Beh joined the firm as a Partner in 1998. He is a Barrister and a
member at the Inns of Court (Inner Temple) London. He practised in
London before coming to Singapore in 1975. Since then he had practised
as a Partner in the firm of Messrs Y M Jumabhoy & Co which
subsequently merged with Messrs Leong & Gay and was renamed as Messrs
Jumabhoy Leong & Gay.
Mr Beh has more than 30 years of
experience in litigation. In his early days he concentrated on
criminal, commercial claims and solicitors' work. Over the last 10
years, he has conducted several major trials involving company law,
securities, insurance, contract and construction law.
from court work, he is an active council member of the Football
Association of Singapore and sits as Chairman of the Referees’
Committee. For many years he has been active in the Singapore
After-care Association, a charitable society that assists discharged
prisoners and their families. In 1999 he was elected the Chairman of
Mr Sahagar graduated from the
University of London with a Bachelor of Law (honours) and in 1991 was
admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple) in the United Kingdom.
In 1992 he was admitted to practise in Singapore and was employed by
M/s Lim & Lim as a civil litigation lawyer. His work focused on
litigation relating to guarantees, factoring agreements and other
contractual documents. In 1994 Mr Sahagar joined Mr. Jeffrey Beh Eng
Siew at Messrs Y M Jumabhoy & Co (subsequently merged to become Messrs
Jumabhoy Leong & Gay ) focusing on civil litigation including
contractual claims, insurance law, securities and family law.
In January 1998 Mr Sahagar together with Mr Kevin De Souza started a
partnership in the name of De Souza & Sahagar before joining the firm
in 2001. Currently, Mr Sahagar specialises in commercial and company
law litigation. He is a volunteer lawyer with criminal Legal Aid
Scheme of the Law Society.
LOW WEE JEE
Ms Low graduated
from the University of London with a Bachelor of Law (Honours) and in
1995 was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) in the United
Kingdom. She was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1996. Since then she
has been in active legal practice in Singapore. She started work as a
litigation lawyer in M/s Chow Peng & Partners where she handled civil
claims relating to construction laws, motor accident and personal
injury claims, landlord and tenancy, bankruptcy laws as well as
general contracts. Her next stint is with the firm of M/s Thomas Tham
& Company in 1998 where she continued to practise as a civil
litigation lawyer. In addition, Ms Low undertook general solicitor’s
work covering family matters, adoption and probate and administration.
With her numerous years of experience in litigation, Ms Low
handles all our work related to family law and also undertakes general
solicitors’ work pertaining to probate and administration of estate
including adoption matters.
LIM SIEW KUAN
Ms Lim Siew Kuan was admitted in 1981
to the Roll of Barrister at Law of Inns of Court of England and Wales
(Middle Temple). She was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the
Supreme Court of Singapore in 1982 and has been in practice since
then. She was the partner of Messrs Teo Guan Teck & Co which was
merged to become Messrs Chen & Partners. In 1999, she and Mr Teo Guan
Teck became the partners of Messrs Guan Teck & Lim. Ms Lim joined the
firm as consultant in 2006.
Ms Lim started with general
litigation in her early days buy subsequently concentrated on
conveyancing and property related matters. She, however, continues to
practice estate and divorce matters as well as undertake general
Ms Lim is the Honorary Legal Adviser of the
Singapore Gymnastics and sits in its Rhythmic Gymnastic sub-committee.
She serves as the executive committee member of the Gymnastic Support
Group of Singapore. She is also the Honorary Secretary of the Ikenobo
Ikebana Society, Singapore Chapter.
CHOW KHIAW SING
Chow Khiaw Sing graduated from University of Singapore with a LLB
(Hons) degree in 1978 and was admitted to Singapore Bar in 1979.
Miss Chow practices for about 2 years before joining United
Overseas Finance Ltd, the financing arm of M/s. United Overseas bank
Ltd as Head of its legal departments. As head of the Financial
Institution, she handles all of the Institution’s legal
documentations, including Mortgage documents, Bill of Sales, Hire
Purchase documents and all other joined M/s. Ang, Ng & Lee as a
partner in 1984. As a partner of the law firm of M/s. Ang, Ng & Lee
she handled conveyancing, general solicitor’s work, estate and general
litigation matters. Miss Chow started her own firm of M/s. Chow Khiaw
Sing & Co in 1992 which was merged with M/s. Guan Teck & Lim in 2001.
Miss Chow has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Ms Lopez joined the firm as consultant in 2009. She
was sole proprietor of a full service law firm from 1999 until end
2008. She is also a Commissioner for Oaths. Ms Lopez has an LLB (Hons)
and LLM (Commercial & Corporate Law) from Queen Mary College,
University of London. She is a Barrister of the Middle Temple and was
admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore
in 1992. Her primary areas of practice include Civil & Commercial
Litigation, Matrimonial & Family Law, Landlord & Tenant & Property
Law, General Commercial & Corporate Law and Solicitors work. She was a
Group Legal Officer at Keppel Corporation and involved in contractual,
commercial and corporate matters involving the whole of the Keppel
Group of companies before she joined M/s Peter Chua & Partners as a
Senior Legal Assistant where she concentrated on Civil & Commercial
Litigation and General Commercial & Corporate Law. She started her own
practice when she left Peter Chua & Partners in December 1998.
IRENE LIM KWEE HONG
Ms Irene Lim Kwee Hong graduated from the then University of Singapore in 1974 with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree and has been a legal practitioner
since 1975. She received her secondary and pre-university education in Raffles Girls’ Secondary School.
Her experience in practice has been extensive, covering a broad range of legal subjects including the areas of Conveyancing, Tenancy matters, Corporate and Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Estate matters, Adoptions and Family Law, Civil Litigation and litigation related to Statutory Offences and general solicitor's work.
Whilst the bulk of her present practice focuses on solicitors’ work, particularly in Corporate matters and Conveyancing (including redemption, sale, purchase, mortgage, CPF charge and refinancing of all kinds of property such as residential, commercial and industrial property), she is still very much actively involved in the practice of the other areas of law abovementioned to varying degrees. Her more intensive experience in the past as a litigation lawyer puts her in an advantageous position in the conduct of solicitors’ work.
For some years, she has served as Tutor in Negotiations and as Examiner in Conveyancing in the Postgraduate Law Course conducted by the Board of Legal Education of Singapore, a compulsory course for all law graduands seeking to be called to the Bar to be legally qualifed as legal practitioners in Singapore.
She is also an accredited Mediator equipped to conduct Alternative Dispute Resolutions, an increasingly sought-after mode of resolving contentious matters conducted in less formal environment which has proven to be conducive to amicable settlements of disputes. In this respect, she has served as Mediator in the Small Claims Tribunal as well.
She is also actively engaged in Estate matters and occasionally, she has been invited to give talks in various forums on the subject of the making of wills and related issues of intestate succession and procedure of estate matters.
In 1982, she was admitted to the Bar in Western Australia and is therefore qualified to practise as a Solicitor there as well.