Gabriel is a litigator and dispute resolution lawyer. Gabriel’s main area of practice is commercial and corporate litigation with an emphasis on insolvency and restructuring, fraud and investigations, and international arbitration.
Before beginning his law career as a paralegal, Gabriel was an architectural draughtsman at a leading architecture firm in Singapore. Gabriel read law in Liverpool, began his legal career in a leading litigation practice group, and trained under Senior Counsel and notable disputes practitioners. Prior to joining PDLegal LLC, Gabriel practised in a busy litigation and dispute resolution team of a global law firm.
Gabriel’s active practice involves a wide range of complex commercial disputes, fraud investigations, international arbitration, and litigious corporate insolvency matters.
Gabriel regularly handles complex cross-border commercial and corporate disputes, and represents financial institutions, multinational corporations and organisations, and corporate creditors/debtors. Gabriel has significant experience in advising, co-ordinating, and managing concurrent disputes and proceedings across multiple jurisdictions.
Gabriel is frequently instructed as lead counsel, and has successfully argued a broad range of civil litigation matters, contentious insolvency proceedings, and corporate restructuring applications in the High Court.
Gabriel has a strong focus on giving back to the community. Gabriel volunteers with the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme and the Community Legal Clinics organised by the Law Society Pro Bono Services. Gabriel also volunteered as counsel in numerous proceedings under the Ministry of Social and Family Development Assisted Deputyship Application Programme. Gabriel has an active pro bono practice, and recently acted as lead counsel in a High Court Originating Summons proceedings relating to the severance of joint tenancy.
Gabriel is a member of the School Management Committee of St. Patrick’s School and is a member of the Education Sub-Committee of the Eurasian Association. Gabriel also served and continues to serve on numerous Standing Committees of the Law Society of Singapore.