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PDLegal LLC secures full acquittal in Abetment of Bribery of Witnesses case

November 11, 2022

Full Acquittal in Witness Bribery Case

PDLegal LLC represented an accused who was charged with 7 charges of abetment of bribery of witnesses under Section 204B(1)(b) read with section 109 of the Penal Code. The accused was charged with instigating another individual to offer a bribe to seven witnesses in exchange for them not giving evidence at a separate trial. The trial was heard in the District Court over 10 days with 9 witnesses called by the Prosecution.

After hearing the evidence and considering parties’ submissions, the accused was acquitted of all charges. We are pleased to have secured this favourable outcome on behalf of our client. We are also grateful to the Honourable Court for its careful consideration of the evidence and our submissions.

The accused was represented by our Mr Mato Kotwani and Mr Kyle Gabriel Peters.

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Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

PDLegal LLC is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Peter Doraisamy, has been recognised and ranked by Chambers & Partners (Asia Pacific 2023 for Shipping: Domestic: Litigation). The following quotes appear with Peter’s ranking: –

“Peter Doraisamy of PDLegal in Singapore is a noted shipping lawyer in the market. He handles a wide range of disputes, including ship grounding, cargo and fraud-related cases” – Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

“He is excellent in litigation. He has very good control of the case, collecting the right evidence and putting this into a very successful trial.” – Shipping Litigation Client

Chambers and Partners is the leading independent professional legal research company operating across 200 jurisdictions. Chambers and Partners delivers detailed rankings and insights into the world’s leading lawyers and law firms.

This ranking is a testimony to the expertise and experience of the Firm’s shipping practice and would not be possible without the support of our clients and friends.

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