WHAT WE DO

Damodara Ong LLC provides strategic advice and legal services in dispute resolution and litigation matters, as well as for a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions, to clients at every level from individuals, and SMEs to local and global companies. We know that for legal advice and advocacy to be solution-oriented, we need to understand your goals and your business environment. For this reason, we make client communication a priority, and encourage direct and open dialogue throughout the legal representation.

The Firm

The firm was founded upon the principles of undivided client service, unwavering determination, a tireless work ethic, sound judgment, and the highest quality in written and courtroom skills.

The strength of our relationships define who we are. By listening to what is important, providing practical advice and preparing a formidable case, we have established, broadened and sustained long-term client relationships.

 

Litigation Capabilities

Commercial, Corporate and Civil Disputes and Arbitration

Where disputes cannot be avoided, we have the experience and expertise to take advantage of the range of resolution methods available and to chart a strategy for resolution, focused on meeting our clients’ commercial interests, aims and expectations.

Our team has extensive experience in complex corporate and commercial disputes spanning the full spectrum of work from breaches of directors’ duties and corporate governance requirements to conspiracy, asset-tracing, and fraud. When our team undertakes any sort of work, we appreciate and analyse the legal, commercial and reputational aspects.

Some recent notable matters include representing a well-known company in the health and lifestyle sector in multiple claims like breaches of duties and defamation, representing a high net-worth individual for the recovery of an asset worth more than US$30 million as part of a worldwide asset recovery effort and representing the shareholders and directors of a well-known travel company.

Our team is also proficient in both local and international arbitrations.

 

Litigation capabilities

Criminal Defence

Our team has represented individuals on various white-collar crime, anti-money laundering, corruption, criminal fraud and corporate governance related offences. Our expertise also includes representing on a wide array of offences, ranging from traffic and estate agent offences to sexual, murder and drug offences

Our team understands the demands of criminal defence work and adopts a multi-faceted but grounded approach to attain the best results for our clients.

Most recently, our team gave comprehensive input on the upcoming legislative changes to the Criminal Procedure Code, the legislation governing the overall conduct of criminal matters to the Ministry of Law.

 

Commercial, Corporate Transactional and Advisory

We provide strategic advice and legal services for a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions, to clients at every level from individuals, and SMEs to local and global companies.

We know that for legal advice to be solution-oriented, we need to understand your goals and your business environment.

For this reason, we make client communication a priority, and encourage direct and open dialogue throughout our legal representation of you.

Our practice

Accident and Personal Injuries
Admiralty
Arbitration
Banking, Corporate and Commercial disputes
Building and Construction disputes
Contractual disputes
Company law
Employment Law
Debt recovery
Defamation
Insolvency, Winding Up and Bankruptcy
Intellectual Property
Medical and Professional Negligence
Oil and gas
Property disputes
Sale of Goods
Shareholder and partnership disputes

Advisory and Compliance for Listed and Non-listed entities
Charities, Institutions of Public Character and NGOs
Corporate Support Services
Cross Border Transactions
Distribution and Supply, Agency and Franchising
Infrastructure and Project Financing
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity, Fund-Raising and Debt Financing
Staffing and Manpower

Charities and Philanthropy
Divorce, Annulment and Adoption
Family Offices and Family businesses
Immigration
Private Wealth
Succession Planning
Trusts, Wills and Probate

Capital cases
Coroner’s Inquiries
Corruption offences
Drug offences
Financial crimes
Immigration offences
Manpower and Workplace Health and Safety offences
Moneylender offences
Money-laundering offences
Road traffic offences
Securities and futures offences

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Accident and Personal Injuries
Admiralty
Arbitration
Banking, Corporate and Commercial disputes
Building and Construction disputes
Contractual disputes
Company law
Employment Law
Debt recovery
Defamation
Insolvency, Winding Up and Bankruptcy
Intellectual Property
Medical and Professional Negligence
Oil and gas
Property disputes
Sale of Goods
Shareholder and partnership disputes

CORPORATE MATTERS

Advisory and Compliance for Listed and Non-listed entities
Charities, Institutions of Public Character and NGOs
Corporate Support Services
Cross Border Transactions
Distribution and Supply, Agency and Franchising
Infrastructure and Project Financing
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity, Fund-Raising and Debt Financing
Staffing and Manpower

MATRIMONIAL, FAMILY, PRIVATE WEALTH

Charities and Philanthropy
Divorce, Annulment and Adoption
Family Offices and Family businesses
Immigration
Private Wealth
Succession Planning
Trusts, Wills and Probate

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Capital cases
Coroner’s Inquiries
Corruption offences
Drug offences
Financial crimes
Immigration offences
Manpower and Workplace Health and Safety offences
Moneylender offences
Money-laundering offences
Road traffic offences
Securities and futures offences

Our people

Suresh Damodara

Suresh Damodara

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Clement Ong

Clement Ong

DIRECTOR

Sukhmit Singh

Sukhmit Singh

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Lynne Ng

Lynne Ng

DIRECTOR

Joni Khoo

Joni Khoo

ASSOCIATE

Nurshahidah Binte Abdul Rahim

Nurshahidah Binte Abdul Rahim

LEGAL SECRETARY

Hanitah Binte Othman

Hanitah Binte Othman

LEGAL SECRETARY

Preshin Manmindar

Preshin Manmindar

TRAINEE

Suresh Damodara

Suresh Damodara

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Clement Ong

Clement Ong

DIRECTOR

Sukhmit Singh

Sukhmit Singh

DIRECTOR

Lynne Ng

Lynne Ng

DIRECTOR

Joni Khoo

Joni Khoo

ASSOCIATE

Preshin Manmindar

Preshin Manmindar

TRAINEE

Nurshahidah Binte Abdul Rahim

Nurshahidah Binte Abdul Rahim

LEGAL SECRETARY

Hanitah Binte Othman

Hanitah Binte Othman

LEGAL SECRETARY

SHOW ALL

Suresh Damodara

Suresh Damodara

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Clement Ong

Clement Ong

DIRECTOR

Sukhmit Singh

Sukhmit Singh

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Lynne Ng

Lynne Ng

DIRECTOR

Joni Khoo

Joni Khoo

ASSOCIATE

Nurshahidah Binte Abdul Rahim

Nurshahidah Binte Abdul Rahim

LEGAL SECRETARY

Hanitah Binte Othman

Hanitah Binte Othman

LEGAL SECRETARY

Preshin Manmindar

Preshin Manmindar

TRAINEE

DIRECTORS

Suresh Damodara

Suresh Damodara

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Clement Ong

Clement Ong

DIRECTOR

Sukhmit Singh

Sukhmit Singh

DIRECTOR

Lynne Ng

Lynne Ng

DIRECTOR

ASSOCIATES

Joni Khoo

Joni Khoo

ASSOCIATE

Preshin Manmindar

Preshin Manmindar

TRAINEE

PARALEGALS / SECRETARIES

Nurshahidah Binte Abdul Rahim

Nurshahidah Binte Abdul Rahim

LEGAL SECRETARY

Hanitah Binte Othman

Hanitah Binte Othman

LEGAL SECRETARY

CONTACT

SINGAPORE
111 North Bridge Road
#13-04 Peninsula Plaza
Singapore 179098
(65) 6227 6366 (Main Line)

YANGON
39B Kabar Aye Pagoda Road
Shwe Taung Kyar Ward 2
Bahan Township, Yangon
Myanmar