Associate Director

Roy Paul Mukkam

Personal Injury Claims | Crime | General Litigation | Dispute Resolution

Roy completed his Bachelor of Laws in The University of Warwick, England, and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2013.

He has been involved in a diverse range of matters which include complex issues in various areas of the law. The clients he has represented include law firms, banks, multi-national companies, The Law Society of Singapore and various individuals.

Roy has been involved in every aspect of civil and criminal proceedings which have spanned across every court in Singapore, including the Court of Appeal.

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Background

Although Roy has a keen interest in criminal matters, he also has vast experience and is well versed in insurance law, particularly involving personal injury claims for clients who have suffered work-related injuries.

Roy finds it enriching and fulfilling to help those in need of achieving a legal outcome that is constitutionally owed to them through the equitable Singaporean legal framework.

Roy’s contentious areas of practice also extend to commercial litigation. He has advised clients on a wide range of issues including criminal liability, breach of contract, quantum of loss analysis, company disputes, directors’ fiduciary duties, enforcement actions, and conflict of laws.

Appointments / Memberships

  • Member of the Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member of the Law Society of Singapore

Notable Cases Handled by Roy

  • Advising and representing various workers and employees in their work injury compensation claims in the Ministry of Manpower and in the Singaporean Courts;
  • An ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) arbitration involving a Multi-National corporation in a contract dispute;
  • Regular advice and updates to a Multi-National Corporation involving the evolving tobacco and smoking regulations in Singapore;
  • A civil matter involving the alleged breach of an unconscionable contract and bond between a National Bank and an individual;
  • Several matters representing the Law Society of Singapore, involving the reinstatement of lawyers onto the Roll of Advocates & Solicitors;
  • A civil matter involving alleged negligence on the part of a Singapore law firm;
  • Successfully defending an accused in a criminal matter involving a ground-breaking decision in criminal revision to quash the decision of a Court below on grounds of ‘delay in prosecution’;
  • A criminal matter involving an unprecedented issue regarding sexual relations between a teacher and a student;
  • Successfully defending a doctor in a criminal matter involving alleged outrage of modesty in extremely controversial circumstances which resulted in an acquittal for the client;
  • A criminal matter involving the alleged setting up of a gambling den within Consular premises;
  • Successfully defending a serviceman in a Military Court of Appeal matter which set a precedent for quashing a conviction where the accused serviceman had initially pleaded guilty;
  • Successfully delivering a Plea in Mitigation for an established restaurant in Singapore convicted of illegal employment of foreign manpower and securing the minimum fine;
  • Successfully representing Plaintiffs in a High Court matter involving the minority oppression in the handing over and taking over of the leases of Turf City (see Yeo Boong Hua and others v Turf Club Auto Emporium Pte Ltd and others [2015] SGHC 207);
  • Successfully defending subsidiary proprietors in a High Court matter involving the collective sale of a condominium development known as “Gilstead Court”, representing the objectors, who were dealt “penalty clauses” (see Choo Liang Haw @ Choo Liang Hoa and others v Chua Seet Mui and others and another matter [2015] SGHC 47);
  • Liaising with various parties and finalising the sale of various vessels;
  • Successfully representing a foreign national with regard to a personal injury suffered during an industrial accident (see Palraj Duraiarasan v Chia Lip Seng t/a Mong Seng Construction [2019] SGDC 156);
  • Successfully obtaining a quashing order from the High Court against a decision of an Assistant commissioner for Labour, in a work injury compensation claim; and
  • Representing a client in an industrial accident matter in a High Court appeal.

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