Walter Silvester

Walter Silvester

Bachelor of Laws (Hons) • National University of Singapore

Bachelor of Business Administration • National University of Singapore


You want a lawyer whose legal skills were honed at top firms; Lee & Lee, Joseph Tan Jude Benny and Rajah & Tann. Walter was given the opportunity to appear as lead counsel in High Court trials and appeals before the Court of Appeal early in his career and has not looked back. A prolific litigator, Walter offers Clients practical advice with his Clients’ interest always foremost in his mind. Walter is also experienced in arbitration at the SIAC and SCMA.

My Clients trust me to litigate on their behalf. Over the years, my reported judgments include:

  • Mitora Pte Ltd v Agritrade International (Pte) Ltd [2012] SGHC 178
  • Yip Holdings Pte Ltd v Asia Link Marine Industries Pte Ltd [2012] 1 SLR 131; [2011] SGHC 227
  • ATS Specialized Inc. (trading as ATA Wind Energy Services) v LAP Projects (Asia) Pte Ltd [2012] SGHC 173
  • Deldar Tony Singh and another v Rajinder Singh and others [2012] SGHCR 13
  • Coca International Singapore Co Pte Ltd v Bio-Care Grease Control Pte Ltd [2017] SGDC 315
  • TIC v TID [2017] SGHCF 30
  • Omae Capital Management Pte Ltd v Tetsuya Motomura [2015] SGHCR 8
  • UUO v UUP [2019] SGFC 44
  • Leong Yim Ling v Moey Park Moon [2019] SGHC 26
  • TIC v TID [2019] 1 SLR 180; [2018] SGCA 75
  • UUE v UUF [2019] SGFC 29

Outside of the office, Walter has worked with NTUC’s U Future Leaders Exchange (UFLX). Walter has also served with the Law Society Pro Bono Services Office and sat on the Law Society Publications Committee. Walter has also been interviewed by Channel News Asia in respect of his views on legal matters.

Finally, and definitely not least,  Walter has created the diploma course materials and lectures in

  • Family Law
  • Contract Law
  • Tort Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Legal Foundation
  • Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property Law and
  • Employment Law

for the Diploma in Law program at the London School of Business and Finance Singapore .  Creating and updating the material and imparting this to eager students of the Law pushes Walter to be updated on all major areas of Law.

As a practitioner of the Law, this is invaluable and gives Walter an edge in the practice of Law, an edge that benefits his Clients.

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