What does Pleading Guilty mean? When you plead guilty to a Criminal charge, you admit fully the offence that you have been accused of having … Read More about What do you need to know about pleading guilty in a Criminal Court case in Singapore?
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What happens at the first Court hearing after you have been charged? When you are first charged in Court, a charge containing the criminal … Read More about What do you need to know about Court Hearings in Singapore?
The Police conduct investigations to find out what exactly happened in a crime and the truth behind an allegation and whether there is evidence of a … Read More about What do you need to know about Police Investigations in Singapore?
What is bail? Bail is a security given to the Court or to the Police to ensure that you return to the Court or to the Police station as and when … Read More about What do you need to know about Bail in Singapore?
What happens if you are held in Police Custody in Singapore? You will be interviewed on the facts and circumstances of the case and a statement … Read More about What do you need to know about Police Custody in Singapore?
Here's what you need to know about Police Arrests in Singapore: What is an arrest? An arrest is an act of detaining a person who is reasonably … Read More about What do you need to know about Police Arrests in Singapore?
Jonathan is a specialist criminal defence lawyer in Singapore. He graduated from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom in 2002 and was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Gray’s Inn) in 2003.
Jonathan has the unique distinction of having formerly worked as a Prosecutor in two of the largest organisations responsible for conducting prosecutions on behalf of the State – the Attorney-General’s Chambers and the Ministry of Manpower – prior to entering private practice, and he is experienced in handling all aspects of criminal trial litigation including negotiating plea bargains, defending accused persons at trial as well as presenting appeals in the High Court and Court of Appeal.