Gino Hardial Singh, Barrister (Middle Temple), Advocate & Solicitor (Supreme
Court of Singapore)
Gino Hardial Singh, a Barrister of the Middle Temple, is the founder of Abbots Chambers LLC. He is an experienced and dedicated trial lawyer who focuses his litigation practice on white collar crimes involving offenses under the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act, the Prevention of Corruption Act, Organized Crime, Criminal Breach of Trust, Fraud as well as Cheating offenses. He is also adept in handling matters involving Murder, Drug Trafficking, Robbery, Rape, Sexual Assault, Rioting and offenses against Public Servants. Prior to becoming an Advocate & Solicitor in Singapore in the year 2000, he had a 3-and-a-half-year stint in law enforcement.
In the past 4 years, he has managed to obtain 94 acquittals (pre-trial and post-trial) and discharges for clients accused of committing different kinds of offences including those under the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act, Rape, offences against Public Servants, Robbery and outrage of modesty. This includes warnings in lieu of prosecution and no further actions at the investigations stage.
In 2014, he was recognized as being the top volunteer under the Law Society’s Criminal Legal Aid Scheme and continues to assist the underprivileged on a Pro Bono basis as best as he can.
“I learned quickly that Gino is a fighter, he cares for his clients, shows passion and is open with you. I was not alone from the moment I called Gino.” – Client’s testimonial dated Feb 2018
Gino started off his career as a shipping lawyer 18 years ago and is no stranger to matters involving commercial disputes. He has acted for plaintiffs in medical negligence law suits and was one of the lawyers who acted for parties involved in the “Slim 10” case where TV Media had been sued by a local television personality for negligently advertising and promoting a slimming pill, the consumption of which caused her liver to fail.
Currently, he is the Assistant Treasurer of the Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore.