Who we are

Managing Director
Bachoo Mohan Singh
LL.B. University of Singapore (Hons) (1972)
Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (1973)
Barrister and Solicitor, Australia (2004)
Registered Australian Migration Agent (Reg: 0853883)
Email: bms@bmslaw.com.sg

With over 45 years of legal experience as an advocate and solicitor, Mr Singh has expertise in many areas of law in Singapore and Australia. He has handled complex cases in all areas of disputes resolution, including civil litigation, criminal defence and arbitration.

An expert litigator, Mr Singh approaches every client he undertakes with real solutions and the results are evidence of his legal expertise. Mr Singh has invaluable knowledge of the legal system which is highly regarded by the clients he has undertaken. Mr Singh has appeared in over 30 High Court cases in Singapore and has also made an appearance in the Privy Council in England.

Mr Singh’s area of expertise includes the following:
  • Equity and trusts
  • Admiralty law
  • Company law
  • Civil procedure
  • Employment law
  • Immigration law
  • Probate and administration
  • Criminal litigation
  • White collar crime
  • Succession and wills
  • Insolvency
Notable Cases:
  • Pak Hock Pai Athletic Association v Yiu Pek Heng [1973] SGCA 8
  • Malayan Plant (Pte) Ltd v Moscow Narodny Bank Ltd [1978] SGCA 11
  • The “San 003” [1979-1980] SLR(R) 8
  • Re Estate of Lee Wee Name, deceased [1981] SGCA 9
  • Chan Kai Kah and another v Tan King Koh [1982] SGCA 19
  • Tan Keng Koh v Chan Kai Kah and another [1981-1982] 3 SLR(R) 73
  • Yusuf Jumabhoy v Law Society of Singapore [19888] 1 SLR(R) 63
  • International Bank of Singapore Ltd v Bader Peter Heiner Franz [1988] 2 SLR(R) 242
  • Re Abdul Rahim Rajudin [1988] 2 SLR(R) 359
  • Abdul Rahim Rajudin v Law Society of Singapore [1991] 1 SLR(R) 149
  • Syed Yacob Alkaff v Syed Alwee Alkaff and others [1990] 2 SLR(R) 482
  • Syed Yacob Alkaff v Syed Alwee Alkaff and others [1992] SGCA 73
  • Lee Hiok Ping also known as Mitr Dephanphongs and others v Lee Hiok Woon and Lee Hiok Tng [1992] SGHC 11
  • Yong Tai Loong (Pte) Ltd v Tong Tien See Construction Company (sued as a firm) [1992] SGHC 8
  • Lee Hiok Woon and others v Lee Hiok Ping and others [1996] SGPC 1
  • Re Han Ngiap Juan [1993] 1 SLR(R) 135
  • Chia Kum Fatt Rolfston v Lim Lay Choo [1993] 2 SLR(R) 793
  • Public Prosecutor v Koo Pui Fong [1996] 1 SLR(R) 734
  • Cheng Kwee Siong v Cheng Kwee and another [1997] SGCA 1
  • TPY v DZI [1997] 1 SLR(R) 843
  • Public Prosecutor v Chen Chih Sheng and another appeal [1999] 1 SLR(R) 182
  • Tong Tien See Construction Pte Ltd (in liquidation) v Tong Tien See and others [2001] 3 SLR(R) 887
  • Merriwa Pty Ltd v Romar Positioning Equipment Pte Ltd [2004] SGHC 8
  • Romar Positioning Equipment Pte Ltd v Merriwa Nominees Pty Ltd [2004] SGCA 44
  • Stuttgart Auto Pte Ltd v Ng Shwu Yong [2005] 1 SLR(R) 92
  • Yeoh Peng Lim v Yeo Peng Hay and another [2005] SGHC 145
  • Chong Chee Keong v Official Assignee [2005] 3 SLR(R) 546
  • Leivest International Pte Ltd v Top Ten Entertainment Pte Ltd [2006] 1 SLR(R) 888
  • Fletcher v St George Bank [2011] WASC 277
  • Public Prosecutor v Teo Chu Ha @ Henry Teo [2013] SGDC 61
  • Teo Chu Ha v Public Prosecutor [2013] SGHC 17
  • Public Prosecutor v Teo Chu Ha [2014] SGCA 45
  • Tommy Choo, Mark Go & Partners v Kuntjoro Wibawa [2014] 3 SLR 225
  • Tommy Choo, Mark Go & Partners v Kuntjoro Wibawa and other matters [2015] SGHC 239
  • TOV v TOW [2016] SGFC 62
  • TOV v TOW [2017] SGFC 115
  • TYC Investment Pte Ltd v Chan Siew Lee [2017] SGHC 202
  • Legis Point LLC v Tay Choon Ai [2017] SGHC 325

Legal Associate
Too Xing Ji
LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore
Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (2013)
Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2018)
Email: xingji@bmslaw.com.sg

Xing Ji read law at NUS and is qualified as a lawyer in both Singapore and Malaysia. He acts for individuals and corporations in civil disputes and criminal prosecutions. His versatility as a lawyer is an added advantage when advising on cases involving elements of both, e.g. white collar crimes, minority shareholder oppression, breach of trust etc.

Legal Associate
Nigel Sim
LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore
Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (2017)
Email: nigel@bmslaw.com.sg

A people-oriented person, Nigel’s passion in the law stems from his desire to help people who need an advocate to fight tooth and nail for them. Having trained in different areas of the law, coupled with a keen understanding of his client’s perspective, Nigel’s clients can be assured that they will receive results that are in line with their needs.

Notable cases:

Assisted in successfully defending our client from a claim by her previous lawyers for fees : Legis Point LLC v Tay Choon Ai [2017] SGHC 325

Legal Associate
Lee Ji En
LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore
Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (2018)
Email: jien@bmslaw.com.sg

Ji En is a problem solver. His practice is focused on civil litigation and criminal defence, as well as providing startup legal advice.

Ji En assisted Mr Bachoo Mohan Singh in TYC Investment Pte Ltd v Chan Siew Lee [2017] SGHC 202. The case produced a landmark decision where the High Court held that a person’s directorship could be automatically reinstated in the event that the person’s bankruptcy was set aside on appeal. On appeal, the High Court’s decision was upheld by the Court of Appeal.

Before he became a lawyer, Ji En worked in various tech startups. He now combines his interests in both law and technology to provide his clients with high-quality legal services at an affordable rate.

Ji En was a recipient of the ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship to study law at the National University of Singapore. In 2015, he and his team from NUS Law became the first Asian team to win the prestigious 27th Jean-Pictet International Humanitarian Law Competition. Ji En’s team was also a Quarter-Finalist in the 2016 Herbert Smith Freehills Competition Law Moot in London, UK.During his free time, Ji En tinkers with gadgets and software. As a co-organiser of Legal Hackers Singapore, he is also involved in building the legal tech community in Singapore.

He is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Malay, and is conversant in Cantonese and Hokkien.