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Samantha Soh

Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

Counsel

Phone:

+65 6970 8287

Email:

Samantha has a wealth of experience in both contentious and non-contentious divorce matters. She handles all family-related matters such as divorce, relocation, division of assets and child-related and maintenance issues. She also represents clients with their personal protection orders and enforcement of maintenance orders. 

She understands that different families will have different experiences. She will therefore tailor her advice to suit her client’s situation. Her objective when dealing with divorce matters is to ensure that her clients transition to their next stage of life as pain-free as possible.

Samantha also defends accused persons who face criminal charges under the Penal Code, Road Traffic Act and Misuse of Drugs Act.

Apart from the above, Samantha is also well-versed in the following areas of practice:

  • Pre- and post-nuptial agreements

  • Deed of Separation

  • Protection from Harassment 

  • Estate matters relating to the Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration

  • Will and Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

  • Employment disputes

  • Contractual breaches

Samantha is fluent in English and Mandarin. She is an assigned solicitor with the Legal Aid Bureau (LAB) and Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS).

Notable Cases

1. VRZ v VRS [2022] SGFC 10: Successfully resisted the Wife’s claim for maintenance and obtained limited maintenance for the child to be payable by the Husband.

 

2. Successfully obtained care and control of two young girls for the Husband in his divorce proceedings.

 

3. Represented the Wife in her ancillary matters, involving the division of matrimonial assets. In an uncommon situation, the ancillary matters were dealt with by way of trial. The Wife eventually obtained 79% of the total pool of the matrimonial assets.

 

4. Successfully obtained an order regarding the division of matrimonial assets where the divorce order was obtained in India.

 

5. PP v Siti Ramilia Binte Mohamed Rafik [2021] SGDC 223: Defended the accused person who was subsequently sentenced to two (2) weeks’ imprisonment for breaching section 417 of the Penal Code.

 

6. Obtained a discharge amounting to an acquittal (DATA) for the accused person who faced a criminal charge under section 323 of the Penal Code.

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