Sameer Singh Purain
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lawyers@darshan.com.sg

Sameer Singh Purain

LL.B., Murdoch University, Australia
Associate Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre
Associate Mediator, State Courts of Singapore


Prior to joining Darshan & Teo LLP, Sameer chambered in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department of Drew & Napier LLC in 2011 and 2012. During such time, he worked with the nation's pre-eminent Senior Counsel and was involved in a wide range of high-profile commercial litigation and international arbitration matters.

Sameer actively attends Court and has represented public listed companies from around Asia in both contentious and non-contentious matters. Sameer’s main practice areas include the following: Dispute Resolution, Corporate Transactional and Re-Structuring, and Criminal Law.

Sameer sits on the Panel of Associate Mediators of the Singapore Mediation Centre and also mediates legal proceedings at the Primary Dispute Resolution Centre (PDRC) of the State Courts of Singapore.

Sameer is a member of the Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore (ACLS) as well as a volunteer with the pro-bono Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS).

Career Highlights

Commercial Litigation/Arbitration

  • Represented a Sri Lankan public listed company as lead counsel in the High Court of Singapore in an action involving the supply of goods. The hearing covered the legal areas and principles of forum non conveniens, irregularity of judgment, striking out of pleadings, and security for costs.

Honours

Judge – 7th LawAsia International Moot Competition in conjunction with the 25th LawAsia Conference 2012 (Indonesia).

Memberships

Young International Council of Commercial Arbitration

Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore