“I will explore all possible options with you to determine how best to solve your matter. My primary objective is to ensure that I take you through this journey smoothly with an aim of achieving the optimum outcome so that you can start your life afresh.”
Sara graduated from the University of Manchester in 2015. In 2016, she obtained a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary University of London. Sara was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2018.
- Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore), 2018
- LLB (Hons), University of Manchester, 2015
- Master of Laws in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2016
Sara is experienced in Family Law and is well-versed in various matrimonial matters for both local and expatriate clients. Sara approaches her work with sincerity and compassion. She understands the difficult process of going through a divorce and strives to achieve the best results for her clients by adopting an approach which is settlement focused. Sara is proficient in a wide range of matrimonial matters, such as:
- Contentious and non-contentious divorce proceedings;
- Maintenance / Child Custody issues;
- Marital agreements;
- Child adoption proceedings;
- Variation of order applications;
- Appeal proceedings at the High Court and Court of Appeal; and
As a litigator, Sara has been involved in the following notable cases:
- TIC v TID  SGCA 75 – landmark Court of Appeal case where we successfully resisted an appeal. The Court held, for the first time, that the party who would take over the matrimonial share of the matrimonial property should solely bear the ongoing mortgage and property tax payments pending the transfer of the matrimonial property;
- VXQ v VXR  SGHCF 38 – successfully obtained a favourable decision for client’s share of the matrimonial assets in a contested Ancillary Matters hearing;
- VQZ v VRA  SGFC 79 – successfully obtained Interim Judgment for contested divorce proceedings. The Court held that the other party’s behaviour was unreasonable and client had met the burden required to prove the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage;
- Unreported decision (HCF/DCA 81/2020) – successfully resisted an appeal for variation of child’s care arrangements, where the Court held that the other party did not prove that there was a material change in circumstances;
- Unreported decision (HCF/DCA 29/2021) – successfully resisted an appeal for variation of maintenance, where we convinced the Court that the other party did not provide sufficient evidence of a material change in circumstances.
Patient, dedicated, and empathetic, Sara endeavours to resolve her clients’ worries and at the same time act in their interests. She is committed to providing holistic legal advice and exploring all possible options to determine the best outcome.