Terence has been a lawyer since 2000. Over the years, he has developed and acquired a broad range of expertise. In particular, Terence is a seasoned litigator and experienced trial lawyer.
These are some of the Court matters Terence has handled:
Annis bin Abdullah v Public Prosecutor  SGHC 52
A law enforcement officer should not receive a higher sentence if his offence had no connection with his duties.
Public Prosecutor v Tay Choon Guan Eddie  SGDC 30
The accused in this matter claimed trial to charges of cheating and criminal breach of trust. This action also involved compensation orders made in criminal proceedings.
Chua Kwee Sin v Venerable Sek Meow Di (Tang Kheng Tiong, third party)  SGHC 265
A businessman gave a Buddhist abbot US$1 million. The Buddhist abbot was to hand these monies to a third party for investment in ‘casino-type-businesses’ in Vietnam. Subsequently, the money was unaccounted for. The businessman sued the Buddhist abbot for the return of US$1 million. In turn, the Buddhist abbot brought the third party into the proceedings. The Court ruled that the Buddhist abbot was not liable to return any money to the businessman. The Court relied on the equitable doctrine of Ministerial Receipt.
Public Prosecutor v Toh Boon Chong  SGDC 439
This was a trial concerning the outrage of modesty of a 13-years old girl and 15-years old girl in the MRT.
Public Prosecutor v Chan Chye Huat Joseph  SGDC 62
The accused was charged with voluntarily causing grievous hurt. The victim suffered various injuries to his face. The accused’s defence was that he was not the offender and had been wrongly identified by the relevant parties.
Public Prosecutor v Chan Zi Ying Sally Errina  SGDC 16
This was a matter in which a jurisdictional challenge was made against the validity of the application of long-term imprisonment laws by the Authorities in respect of drug offenders.
Public Prosecutor v Peh Hock Cheng  SGDC 65
The accused in this matter claimed trial to his long-term imprisonment charge for consumption of controlled drugs. His defence was that his urine specimens were not procured legally.
Public Prosecutor v Fok Jun Hong Johnson  SGDC 96
This was a trial regarding the assault of a taxi driver by the accused.
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