Seah Ong & Partners LLP

Practices & Expertise

  • Conveyancing and Real Estate Practice
  • Community Law, Probate and Trusts
  • Arbitration, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate and Regulatory Practice

Our Conveyancing and Real Estate Practice, headed by Mr Steven Seah and Ms Lauren Ong is dedicated to providing a diverse range of services with efficiency and professionalism.

We have assisted buyers and sellers in numerous transactions and developed long standing relationships with the firm’s clientele, which includes local and foreign individuals, and various financial institutions in Singapore.

  • Acting for individuals, corporations, societies
  • Land sales
  • Residential properties – landed properties – Good Class Bungalows, detached and semi- detached & terrace houses etc, condominiums, apartments, HDB flats
  • Commercial properties – offices, shophouses
  • Industrial properties – factories, JTC properties
  • Transmission of properties in estate cases
  • Mortgages
  • Acting for both Banks and Customers
  • Panel of both local and foreign banks
  • Developments – both residential, commercial and mixed developments
  • Siglap V, 10 Shelford, Summer Scent, Grove Residence, DB2 Land Building, 77 @ East Coast
  • Acting for the owners in the sale
  • Acting for the developers in the purchase
  • Power of attorneys
  • Application to court for sale of property
  • Management of defects issue
  • Strata Board Applications
  • Acting for Landlord
  • Acting for Tenants/Subtenants
  • Properties – residential, commercial, industrial, shophouses, hawker stalls etc
  • Preparation of Agreements
  • Recovery of rentals

For Sellers:

  • Pasir Ris Garden
  • Derbyshire Court
  • Lucky Tower
  • Olivio
  • Century Ville
  • Le Marque
  • Villa Margaux
  • Les Jardins de Hollande
  • One Balmoral
  • Toho Garden
  • Camay Court
  • Eng Sai Gardens

For buyers:

  • Rainbow Garden
  • Acting for Objectors in Adis Villas
  • Melrose Court

For objectors:

  • Faber Hills
  • Adis Villas
It can be distressing when one faces the end of their marriage, or gets into trouble with the law. Our Community Law Practice is here to help. We approach our divorce and separation matters with the utmost care and discretion, with the aim to help our clients preserve familial relationships amidst the end of their marriages.

We are experienced in criminal defence and mitigation, having assisted many a repentant client in pleading their case before the Courts. More recently, we have represented clients in mitigating their sentences for COVID-19 related offences.

As part of our efforts to serve the community at large, our lawyers are on the panel of solicitors for the Legal Aid Bureau and the Law Society’s Criminal Legal Aid Scheme. Through the years, we have assisted many litigants referred to us with the same care and professionalism as we do with our non-legally aided clients.

Our team has also assisted many clients with their Estate Planning needs, including drafting and advising on wills, testamentary dispositions, trusts and gifts. We have also assisted our clients in making arrangements to ensure that their interests are preserved in the event they lose their mental capacity or faculties, and are equipped to assist our clients with inheritance and estate related matters.

  • Acting for parties in the initiation of divorce proceedings
  • Advising on the ancillary issues to a divorce
  • Custody and access arrangements
  • Maintenance claims for spouses & children
  • Division of matrimonial property and assets
(In the handling of divorces and related matters, our lawyers approach the cases in a collaborative and non-confrontational manner – to preserve the relationship of the family). Our firm is also on the panel of lawyers for the Legal Aid Bureau and handles cases on matrimonial matters for the applicants.
  • Application for Grant of Probate
  • Application for Grant of Letters of Administration ( in cases of intestacy)
  • Related application – appointment of executors, proving of wills, interpretation of wills approval for sale of properties
  • Preparation of wills for distribution of assets
  • Advice and preparation of Lasting power of Attorney
  • Preparation of Power of Attorney to assist client in the administration of assets
  • Application pursuant to the Mental Capacity Act
  • Representing clients in the defence and / or mitigation of Penal Code, Road Traffic Offences, Trade Mark Offences;
  • Preparing letters of representation for the withdrawal, reduction or compounding of charges;
  • Appearing in Court for trials, plead-guilty hearings and appeals;
  • Preparing written submissions and mitigation pleas; and
  • Advising and assisting clients facing charges under the various newly enacted COVID-19 legislation.

When faced with a litigious matter one can feel overwhelmed by the many demands of civil procedure. Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution team is here to help guide, represent and advise you from the onset of proceedings to the resolution of your matters.

We are committed to providing quality advice, with a thorough analysis of the issues at hand and corresponding solutions.

The firm has a specialist insurance practice, with a focus on insurance litigation. We work closely with industry experts including but not limited to forensic investigators and medical specialists to represent a wide base of insurers.

The firm specialises in the defence of insured persons and / or companies under motor insurance policies in claims for personal injury and / or property damage arising from road traffic accidents. We also assist Claimants in their claims for personal injuries arising from road traffic accidents, and have successfully argued cases in all levels of Courts in Singapore.

This includes the advising of clients on merits – liability and quantum. The matters include:
  • Insurance claims
  • Accidents involving personal injuries
  • Recovery of debts
  • Employment matters
  • Sale of Goods
  • Constructions claims
  • Breaches of contracts
  • Seizure and sale
  • Garnishee proceedings
  • Insolvency proceedings
  • Judicial management

Although the firm’s specialist focus is on our insurance litigation and community law practice, we regularly provide corporate advisory and regulatory services to various multinational corporations (MNCs), small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and other public listed companies. This would include:

  • Legal opinions offering regulatory advice on various areas of law, including, but not limited to, regulations under the Employment Act, the Companies Act, the Securities and Futures Act and the Personal Data Protection Act;
  • Drafting and / or reviewing shareholders’ agreements;
  • Drafting and / or reviewing acquisitions agreements;
  • Drafting and / or reviewing sale and purchase of shares agreements;
  • Drafting and / or reviewing distributorship agreements;
  • Drafting and / or reviewing franchise agreements; and
  • Drafting and / or reviewing employment agreements and staff handbooks.

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