Winnifred, a committed and dedicated lawyer in Family and Civil practice was called to the Bar in Singapore in 1987. Her invaluable experience in exploring and negotiating amicable resolutions takes priority and when that is no longer an option, her fervour in litigating her clients’ needs has earned her deserving respect. Her meticulous attention to the knocks and turns of her clients’ situations has helped to save many a parent and child from the harshest of predicaments. The earnest gratitude of clients has continued to feed her passion and calling. Winnifred has led international and cross-border familial battles right up to the Court of Appeal in Singapore and the Federal Courts of New York. She is equally devoted in her practice of Civil law which encompasses contract and commercial litigation, negligence cases, personal injury claims and construction disputes. Winnifred remains an active volunteer at AWARE’s legal clinic.
Rakesh Pokkan Vasu
Rakesh, having been admitted to the Bar in England and Wales in 1996 and in Singapore in 1998, shepherds the firm’s team in Commercial litigation, Corporate practice, Criminal law and Arbitration work. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Rakesh is a master negotiator and the experience and skills he has honed through the years have helped achieve successful cross-border commercial agreements involving diverse business cultures, ranging from mergers and acquisitions to shareholders’ disputes and international training contracts, to name a few. He leads the firm’s corporate and litigation division including alternative dispute resolution processes in wide areas of business and law including oil, gas and energy and intellectual property. Rakesh’s fiery drive, determination and unquestionable sense of commitment permeates his practice of Criminal law and he personally counsels troubled youth and teenagers towards a better way forward.