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Our Awards & Recognitions

Asian Legal Business Singapore Firms to Watch 2024

We are proud to announce that Silvester Legal has been recognised in the prestigious Asian Legal Business Firms to Watch (Singapore) 2024 feature.⁠

This coveted feature spotlights firms that, despite their size, are already making waves in the legal landscape. Silvester Legal has been identified as a standout player, demonstrating the potential to challenge larger firms and carve out a significant niche in the industry.⁠

This recognition is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and talent of each member of our team. It underscores our commitment to delivering exceptional legal services and exceeding client expectations.⁠

As we celebrate this milestone, we thank you for your ongoing support and dedication to Silvester Legal.⁠

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The Straits Times Singapore Best Law Firms 2024

For the second consecutive year, Silvester Legal has received the prestigious The Straits Times Best Law Firms in Singapore 2024 award, earning recognition in 3 key categories: Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, Company & Commercial, and Criminal Defence.

To our Clients, allies, and friends, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for being integral to our success story. Your trust and partnership have been invaluable in helping us achieve our milestones.

At Silvester Legal, our journey is not just about accolades; it’s a testament to our dedication to client satisfaction and being the voice for those in need. For Walter Silvester, the practice of law transcends the courtroom. “𝘔𝘢𝘯𝘺 𝘤𝘢𝘴𝘦𝘴 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘥𝘦𝘦𝘱𝘭𝘺 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘵𝘰 𝘶𝘴,” he shares. “𝘞𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘱 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘦𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴, 𝘦𝘮𝘱𝘢𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘨𝘨𝘭𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘦. 𝘐𝘵’𝘴 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘯 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘢 𝘫𝘰𝘣 𝘰𝘳 𝘢 𝘧𝘪𝘭𝘦; 𝘪𝘵’𝘴 𝘢 𝘱𝘳𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘭𝘦𝘨𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘢 𝘱𝘰𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘢 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦.”

For deeper insights into the individuals at Silvester Legal and our commitment to advocating for our clients, explore “Lawyers Uncovered: The Faces Behind Silvester Legal” at ( This narrative delves into the motivations of a team united by a shared mission: making a meaningful impact, one client at a time.

Asian Legal Business Singapore Rising Stars 2023

We congratulate our Director, Siraj Shaik Aziz, for being recognised as one of the Singapore Rising Stars 2023 by Asian Legal Business.

The ALB Singapore Rising Stars 2023 list showcases lawyers under 40 years of age who are doing high-quality work and, in the process, earning accolades from their colleagues, superiors and clients.

Siraj embarked on his remarkable journey in disputes work right here at Silvester Legal just 3 years ago. His dedication has propelled him to excel in both commercial and criminal domains.

Siraj has successful lead counsel experience in contractual, shareholder and director disputes, intellectual property infringements, tortious claims, and criminal defence work in both the State Courts and Supreme Court.

His commitment, perseverance, and unwavering pursuit of legal excellence have been acknowledged with this remarkable award. We take immense pride in Siraj’s accomplishments, and we are proud to share that he has also been recently promoted to the position of Director at Silvester Legal.

Congratulations, Siraj! Your passion and commitment are an inspiration to us all.

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LexisNexis Under 40 National Recognition 2023

Silvester Legal is proud to announce that our very own Siraj Shaik Aziz has been honoured with the LexisNexis UNDER 40 National Recognition Award.

Siraj’s journey in the legal field began with a focus on criminal defence, where he passionately served as a Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS) Fellow. His dedication and hard work led to securing positive outcomes for numerous clients, including conditional warnings, community-based sentences, and even acquittals in both pre- and post-trial stages. His commitment extended beyond the courtroom, actively participating in the Law Society’s Criminal Practice Committee and Criminal Legal Aid Scheme Committee, all aimed at contributing to the betterment of our community.

Siraj began his rewarding career as a Disputes Lawyer after joining Silvester Legal. His affinity for oral and written advocacy, nurtured through competitive university debating and mooting, became the cornerstone of his legal career. His passion for disputes law, further fuelled by insights from experienced legal professionals, inspired him to excel in both commercial and criminal domains.

Siraj’s journey is embellished with exceptional achievements, including leading high-stakes cases in contractual disputes, shareholder and director conflicts, intellectual property infringements, and tortious claims. Notably, his determination shone through when he clinched a High Court victory in a minority oppression suit within just one year of joining Silvester Legal, prevailing against a more experienced senior litigator.

His dedication, perseverance, and the excellence he brings to the legal profession continue to shine, and we are incredibly proud of his accomplishments.

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Asian Legal Business Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyer 2023

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We are delighted to announce that our esteemed Managing Director, Walter Silvester, has been recognised for his exceptional legal acumen and dedication to excellence in the field of dispute resolution. We are proud to share that Walter has been ranked as one of the ALB Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers, a prestigious and well-deserved accolade.

This esteemed recognition is a testament to Walter’s unwavering commitment to his craft, his exceptional expertise in navigating complex legal challenges, and his unyielding pursuit of justice for our clients. His contributions to the legal community and his outstanding track record in resolving disputes have earned him this well-deserved distinction.

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The Straits Times Singapore's Best Law Firms 2023


We are proud to announce that Silvester Legal has been honoured with the prestigious title of “The Straits Times Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2023” in both the Commercial and Criminal practice areas.

Receiving this accolade for two practice areas, Commercial and Criminal, is a remarkable achievement that showcases the firm’s versatility and excellence across various legal domains.

“We are truly humbled and honoured to be recognized as The Straits Times Singapore’s Best Law Firms 2023 in the Commercial and Criminal practice areas,” said Walter Silvester, Managing Director of Silvester Legal LLC. “This recognition underscores our commitment to delivering unparalleled legal services to our clients, and it would not have been possible without the relentless dedication of our exceptional team.”

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7 Top-Rated Corporate Lawyers in Singapore


Walter Alexander, a seasoned corporate lawyer with 21 years of legal expertise, has been recognised as one of the seven top-rated corporate lawyers in Singapore for the year 2023 by Singapore Legal Advice. With a notable background in dispute resolution and a reputation for excellence, Walter Alexander continues to be a distinguished figure in the field.

Walter’s noteworthy achievements include representing a prominent Indonesian conglomerate in class-action litigation across multiple jurisdictions, securing favorable resolutions in cases of minority oppression for director/shareholder clients, and efficiently managing large-scale debt collection for a multinational corporation based in the United Kingdom.

In the complex world of corporate contracts, disputes often emerge from ambiguities. Walter’s background in dispute resolution provides a unique advantage, enabling him to craft contracts that meticulously safeguard his clients’ interests.

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7 Best and Highly Rated Criminal Lawyers in Singapore


We are proud to announce that our esteemed Criminal Defence Lawyer, Siraj Shaik Aziz, has been recognized as one of Singapore’s 7 Best and Highly Rated Criminal Lawyers in 2023 by Singapore Legal Advice, a prominent and trusted legal resource.

Singapore Legal Advice’s annual rankings acknowledge legal professionals who have displayed exemplary expertise, dedication, and results in the field of criminal law. Siraj Shaik Aziz’s inclusion in this prestigious list is a testament to his unwavering commitment to providing top-notch legal representation and tireless efforts to defend the rights and interests of his clients.

With a deep understanding of the complexities of criminal law, Siraj Shaik Aziz has successfully handled a wide range of criminal cases, earning him the respect and admiration of both clients and peers. His strategic approach, combined with his empathy and compassion towards his clients, sets him apart as a true advocate for justice.

“We are thrilled to celebrate Siraj Shaik Aziz’s well-deserved recognition as one of Singapore’s 7 Best and Highly Rated Criminal Lawyers in 2023,” said Walter Silvester, Managing Director of Silvester Legal LLC. “His dedication to his clients and outstanding legal skills exemplify the values we uphold at Silvester Legal LLC.”

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ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2022

It gives us immense pleasure to announce that Silvester Legal LLC has been chosen as Singapore Law Firm of the Year Finalist for Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2022.

Our team would like to express our sincere appreciation and thanks to Asian Legal Business, our partners and Clients for recognising our hard work and dedication. At Silvester Legal LLC, we actively strive to improve our firm and provide you with the best possible service. It is because of the combined efforts of each one of our team that we have managed to achieve this success.

Congratulations to all Finalists and wishing all new heights of success!

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Global Advisory Experts (Global Legal Experts)

We are proud to announce that Silvester Legal has been recognised and accredited as a Recommended Firm by Global Advisory Experts. 

Congratulations to our Managing Director Walter Silvester and Head, Corporate Legal Walter Alexander for being nominated and recognised as Global Law Experts in Commercial Disputes and Corporate Advisory respectively.

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Global Law Experts (GLE) is the premier guide to leading attorneys throughout the world. They are the only organisation to recommend just one legal expert in each key practice area and country.

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Global Lex-Falcon Award 2022

Siraj Shaik AzizAwardee of the Lex-Falcon Award 2022 (“Under 10 years” Category) for positive impact on the legal industry.

We are proud to announce that our Of-Counsel, Siraj Shaik Aziz, was conferred the Global Lex Falcon Award 2022 (under 10 years category) at the LexTalk World Conference in Dubai, UAE 2022 on 25 March 2022. He was nominated and selected for the award among 100 legal luminaries from across the world for outstanding work and contribution in the legal field. 

Siraj is humbled by this recognition and thanks LexTalk World, the Society Of Indian Law Firms (SILF), the Indian Institute Of Arbitration and Mediation, the ASIA PACIFIC CENTRE FOR ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION (APCAM), and the Global Lawyers Association (GLA) for this recognition. He is also grateful to Walter Silvester and Silvester Legal LLC for the encouragement and opportunities.

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The Singapore’s Finest

We are proud to announce that Silvester Legal LLC has been selected and featured in The Singapore’s Finest – Services for the following categories due to our online reviews, clients’ recommendations and credibility:
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About SmartLaw: We are pleased to announce that Silvester Legal LLC has been recognised as a SmartLaw Singapore Law Practice by the Law Society of Singapore. The SmartLaw recognition is awarded to law firms that have adopted technology to improve and increase productivity. Our firm has over the years adopted several technologies, and online research tools. The adoption of technologies and research tools has enabled us to improve our work and to increase our efficiency. This has enabled us to provide sterling services and care to our Clients.


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