Benedict Eoon joins Oon & Bazul as Partner in the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice
Oon & Bazul is please to welcome Benedict Eoon as Partner to the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.
Benedict will be instrumental in the white collar and investigations space for the firm. The firm recently joined the International Fraud Group, a membership of independent fraud and asset recovery firms around the firm, as the exclusive member for Singapore. This includes advising and acting in cross-border investigations concerning bribery, fraud, anti-money laundering and whistle-blower complaints; as well as conducting internal investigations and representing clients in external investigations or enforcement proceedings brought by enforcement authorities.
Benedict has been involved in several high-profile and landmark matters such as having represented the directors of an investment company in a landmark Court of Appeal judgment which recognised a common law right of access to documents in Singapore, as well as representing an accused person in a murder appeal before the Court of Appeal where the death penalty was substituted with life imprisonment. He has represented multi-national corporations, government-linked institutions, small and medium enterprises and high net worth individuals. Benedict has appeared at all levels in the Singapore Courts, including as lead counsel against senior counsel. Benedict is a member of the Law Society of Singapore Criminal Practice Committee. He frequently takes on pro bono cases including under the Supreme Court Legal Assistance Scheme for Capital Offences and the Law Society’s Criminal Legal Aid Scheme.