Mohamed Niroze Idroos – LLB (HONS)
Partner, Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (2011)
Mohamed Niroze Idroos is a partner with IRB Law LLP and is a dual qualified lawyer in both Singapore and Sri Lanka.
He was called to the Singapore Bar as an Advocate and Solicitor in 2011 and previously worked as a state counsel at the Sri Lanka Attorney General’s Department where his primary focus was on applications for judicial review. Niroze now spearheads IRB Law’s litigation practice. He is an experienced litigator who practices commercial and civil litigation, family law (including Muslim family law) and criminal defence representation.
Niroze has represented a wide variety of both corporate and individual clients in contentious matters over contracts, corporate governance, negligence, and property, and has extensive experience in high-stakes claims and defences, injunctions, mediation and arbitration. Providing effective and well-rounded commercial solutions, Niroze complements his litigation practice with transactional work. He has acted for parties in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, business transfers and shareholder agreements.
A versatile and adaptable professional, Niroze’s experience is not limited to commercial disputes. He has also provided effective solutions in a broad spectrum of cases involving employment law and criminal defence
In family matters, Niroze is highly familiar with divorce and probate law and is also a Muslim law practitioner. His work covers Muslim divorce, inheritance (faraidh) and trusts (wakaf). He is experienced in advising Muslim clients on Syariah-compliant wills and estate planning.
Niroze’s extensive experience in litigation has honed his skills in criminal law. He is a dedicated criminal lawyer who never fails to advocate for his client’s best interests, whether representing juvenile offenders or clients
facing death row. Niroze has extensive experience of trials and has both defended clients in the District and High Courts As a criminal litigator, he has acted as defence counsel in a wide spectrum of criminal cases under
the Penal Code, Misuse of Drugs Act, Immigration Act, Road Traffic Act. Even where clients have pleaded guilty, Niroze has consistently reduced his clients’ sentences to the statutory minimum.
Niroze is well known for his unwavering dedication to his clients, and his commitment to securing a successful outcome for them. He takes a pragmatic, commercial approach to his work and understands that there are
times when court action is the only way to achieve the best results.
Niroze is valued by clients for his expert advice on commercial and criminal litigation and family law issues. He is regularly called upon to speak at seminars and conferences across Singapore, where he shares the benefit of his experience on diverse topics, ranging from legal aspects of investing in Sri Lanka to Muslim law of inheritance to corporate compliance issues.
Areas of Expertise
Civil and Commercial Litigation
Breach of Contract
MGST and Landlord-Tenant Disputes
Bankruptcy and Insolvency
Probate and Administration of Estates
Protection from Harassment Order
Contested and Uncontested Divorce
Division of Family Assets
Custody and Child Support
Muslim Wills and Inheritance (Faraidh)
Muslim Trusts (Wakaf)