Professional Negligence & Malpractice

Providence Law Asia has a growing practice in the field of professional negligence disputes and regulatory and/or disciplinary proceedings across legal, medical, financial and other professional services. Our multidisciplinary expertise is a key asset in this unique space, which can overlap with traditional practice areas such as criminal law and commercial litigation.

Our representative cases include:

  • Represented the Law Society of Singapore and successfully prosecuted a lawyer for failing to properly advise a vulnerable and disabled client in the sale of his HDB flat.
  • Represented the Law Society of Singapore and successfully prosecuted a veteran lawyer for failing to properly supervise his conveyancing clerk before the Court of Three Judges.
  • Represented a young lawyer convicted of forgery in disciplinary proceedings before the Court of Three Judges.
  • Successfully represented a junior lawyer in his application for reinstatement to the bar 13 years after being struck off the Roll for a criminal conviction.
  • Represented a veteran lawyer in his application for reinstatement to the bar after being struck off the Roll for various offences.
  • Successfully represented the Law Society of Singapore in its prosecution of a veteran lawyer for grossly overcharging a client before the Disciplinary Tribunal.
  • Represented a veteran lawyer convicted of drug consumption before the Disciplinary Tribunal and successfully obtained a finding that no cause of sufficient gravity existed for disciplinary action.
  • Representing a veteran lawyer facing charges for acting in conflict of interest in respect of her father-in-law’s will before the Court of Three Judges.
  • Acting as instructed counsel for a patient in a persistently vegetative state in a medical negligence suit against a neurosurgeon and a hospital.
  • Acting for hemiplegic patient in medical negligence suit against a neurologist and neurosurgeon.
  • Successfully negotiated a settlement sum for bereaved family in medical negligence claim against a local hospital.
  • Representing a high net worth individual in making regulatory and criminal complaints against a global private banking group.
  • Representing an international architecture firm in defending claims of alleged professional negligence made by a high-net worth individual.

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