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Harpreet has been a Senior Counsel of the Supreme Court for more than a decade having been appointed in 2007. He was a partner at one of Singapore's top law firms before joining a magic circle firm as global partner and concurrent managing partner of its formal law alliance Singapore law practice.
A former Justice's Law Clerk and graduate of Harvard Law School, Harpreet's main areas of practice involve international arbitration and complex commercial litigation across a wide spectrum of disputes including banking and finance, oil and gas, company law, equity and trusts. Harpreet has also been appointed as independent reviewer by the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") to investigate an international bank in relation to a corruption scandal relating to a foreign state-owned investment corporation.
Harpreet has been consistently ranked in both Legal500 and Chambers & Partners as a recognised litigation and arbitration practitioner. He has been described in various editions of Legal500 as "A 'star'" and "first-rate" .
He was appointed by the Minister-in-Charge of MAS to the Appeal Advisory Panels under the Business Trusts Act, Financial Advisers Act, Insurance Act, Securities and Futures Act and Trust Companies Act from 2019 to 2021. He also sits on the Disciplinary Committee for SGX, the front-line regulator of Singapore's capital markets.
He previously served as a member of the Singapore of Academy of Law's Law Reform Committee and chaired the sub-committee which recommended various changes to the law of privilege which were accepted. This included statutorily enshrining legal privilege protections to in-house counsel communications.
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Harpreet Singh Nehal SC
Jordan graduated from the National University of Singapore's Law Faculty in 2008 with first class honours, winning the Adrian Clarke Memorial Medal and Singapore Academy of Law Award for being the top student in the final year exams.
He regularly appears at all court-levels. He has been appointed amicus curiae twice including by a 3-Judge High Court chaired by the Chief Justice in a landmark case which is now the locus classicus on the exercise of judicial mercy in criminal cases. He has also acted successfully in various complex commercial litigation, including acting as lead counsel for the alleged majority shareholders of a family company with assets in excess of S$100 million and for an international bank which was sued for hundreds of millions in losses from alleged fraud.
He has been ranked as a "Next Generation Lawyer" and "Rising Star" in Legal500 (2019 and 2020 editions) and described as "smart, professional, persuasive, organised and a future SC." He has also been recognised as a "Leader" in Prestige's 40 under 40 2019 listing of prominent under 40 entrepreneurs, professionals and thought-leaders.
He was a former Justices' Law Clerk and Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court where he headed the Court of Appeal desk at the Registry and was coordinating-editor of Court of Appeal judgments. Thereafter, he practised at a magic circle firm.
He is a member of the main committee of the Singapore Academy of Law's Law Reform Committee and Professional Affairs Committee both chaired by Judges of Appeal. He also serves as Co-Head of the Young Members' Chapter. He has also taught at his alma mater, winning the Faculty Teaching Excellence Award in 2010.
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Victor graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2016 with first class honours, winning multiple academic and advocacy prizes along the way. In 2018, Victor won the Essex Court Chambers - Singapore Academy of Law International Mooting Competition.
Victor was a former Justices' Law Clerk of the Supreme Court and a Deputy Public Prosecutor in the Criminal Justice Division of the Attorney-General’s Chambers.
Thereafter, Victor practised in the litigation department of one of the largest law firms in Singapore, where he regularly appeared at all court levels. He has successfully acted in complex commercial litigation, including cross-border asset tracing and cryptocurrency-related disputes, amongst others. He also has experience in white collar and investigations work.
Victor has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Singapore’s Young Amicus Curiae Scheme for 2020. He has also taught as an adjunct tutor at Law Faculty of the National University of Singapore.
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