Suriya Prakash

Email: Prakash@phoenixlaw.com.sg

Tel: +65 8113 7371

Practice Trainee

A scholar at NUS Law on the coveted full-ride, bond-free NUS Merit Scholarship, Suriya Prakash graduated with Second (Upper) Division Class of Honours. He has successfully completed his Bar examinations and has been part-called since April 2021. As a part-called advocate, Prakash has been successful in arguing contentious matters in both the High Court and the State Courts.

Prakash is known for demonstrating tremendous initiative and going the extra mile for our clients. Part of this value that he offers comes from his active pursuit of practical and creative solutions that meet the interests of our clients. He has received recognition of this ability, having been a champion at the 2018 Blackoak Transactional Negotiation Competition. He was also selected to represent NUS at the 2019 International Chamber of Commerce Mediation Competition held in Paris.

Where litigation is the only remaining option, Prakash leaves no stone unturned in ensuring that our client’s best case is put forward. In this regard, he is committed to being a fearless advocate.

 

Experience:

·   Successfully resisted a Registrar’s Appeal seeking Summary Judgment for close to SG$ 3 million against our client by Malaysia’s largest bank.

· Successfully argued for a stay in favour of arbitration of High Court Proceedings for a claim of close to SG$2 million brought against our client.

· Successfully mitigated the circumstances surrounding the commission of our client’s offence, obtaining a reduction from the Prosecution’s submissions on sentence by 3 months.

Education:

·       LLB (2nd Class Upper Division) Honours, National University of Singapore

·       Raffles institution