Graduated with an LL.B (Hons) Degree from the University of Liverpool in 1995
Admitted as Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in January 1999
Vincent John graduated with an LL.B (Hons) Degree from the University of Liverpool in 1995, then admitted to the English Bar as Barrister-at-law, Middle Temple, in 1998. Vincent was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in September 1999 and commenced practice in Singapore thereafter. He joined Andrew Yap & Company in June 2001 and is a Partner of the firm, now renamed as Andrew Yap & John.
Vincent’s area of practise includes civil and commercial litigation, employment and labour law, contractual and debt claims, personal injury claims involving motor vehicle and industrial accidents and occupiers’ liability, workmen compensation, bankruptcy and insolvency, probate and administration of estate matters, trademark and copyright law. Vincent’s practice area also includes conveyancing and property law.
In the area of matrimonial and family law, clients seeking an experienced divorce lawyer in Singapore will be able to trust Vincent’s extensive familiarity in this area. Other aspects of family law that Vincent delves in include adoption and maintenance matters.
Further to this, Vincent has also had experience in handling specific applications for matters under the Mental Capacity Act. He does general agreements and also has experience in handling criminal law matters.
Vincent has been retained by and acts for the TCC Limited (a Singapore Co-Operative Society), and Network Express Courier Services Pte Ltd as their legal adviser and Counsel. He is also on the Legal Aid Bureau’s panel of lawyers.